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Maharashtra Congress releases booklet listing '100 mistakes' of PM Modi


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The Maharashtra State Congress Committee on Saturday stepped up its attacks on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as it released a booklet containing "100 Mistakes" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while referring to him as the BJP's 'shishupal' (mythological character).
In its booklet, Congress stated that the dream of 'Acche Din' collapsed fatally in every sector and aspect. The common man was taken for a ride on the pretext of false promises, it added.
"Though the BJP government was in clear majority in 2014, they were unsuccessful in governing with diligence. Now is the time, the common man must elect their representatives on the basis of truth. For this, the mistakes done by the Modi government should be accounted for," the Congress stated in its booklet.
Elaborating on the term 'shishupal', the Maharashtra Congress said: "Narendra Modi often quotes from ancient Indian epics. One such important character is Shishupal from Mahabharat. Lord Shri Krishna had promised his aunt (mother of Shishupal) that he will forgive Shishupal for his first 100 mistakes. However, after that there will be no forgiveness. Similar is the case with the Modi government. The citizens of this country have overlooked 100 mistakes in the last five years."
The Congress also highlighted the Rafale fighter jets deal as a mistake and alleged irregularities in the deal.
"The Indian government signed a contract with the France Government in 2016 to purchase the Rafale Fighter Aircraft. According to this agreement, the Modi government countered Rs. 58 Thousand Crores for 36 aircrafts. This deal was signed with triple amount compared to the Congress-led coalition government. Apart from that, why pressure was made by Modi on France to make Anil Ambani the Offset Partner of Dassault Aviation?"
Calling the Prime Minister a looter, the Congress stated, "On the one hand, the Indian government company , Hindustan Aeronautics has earned its name across the globe for making aircraft, while on the other hand, Reliance has zero experience in the production of the defense sector. Moreover, this company had got into this sector a few months ago before Modi made a contract. Therefore, there is a suspicion behind changing the previous contract to save friend's business from dark shadows. Prime Minister, in fact, is a looter in this loot who extends crores of Rupees of the nation to benefit only his multi-millionaire friend."

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 3:19 PM IST

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