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PM Modi's speech in Kurnool was full of lies: Chandrababu Naidu


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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra, saying latter's speech in Kurnool was "full of lies".
In an open letter to Prime Minister Modi, Naidu wrote: "You attacked self-respect of Andhraites on the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) formation day. Your comments hurt our sentiments. They are full of utter lies. You wished our development stops. Every single Andhraite is furious over your egoistic comments."
"You (Prime Minister Modi) say you are the first Prime Minister to visit Kurnool. You don't know history. Kurnool gave PV Narasimha Rao as Prime Minister for the nation. We are unfortunate that a traitor like you came to Kurnool," he said.
Prime Minister Modi, who addressed a public rally in Kurnool district on Friday, accused Naidu of putting stickers of welfare schemes which have been introduced by the central government.
"People of Andhra know whose safes are being stashed with the ill-gotten money from these scams. When your Chowkidaar questioned this, U-turn babu has taken a U-turn from AP development and separated themselves from NDA," he added.
Naidu further alleged that Prime Minister has cheated farmers, minorities and small businessmen. "Modiji, you are a great orator. You are an expert in twisting tongue. But, you betrayed the 'navya Andhra'. You joined hands with economic offenders and betrayed the state. You have destroyed all democratic systems in the country. You cheated farmers, youth, businessmen, minorities and all classes of the society," he said.
He further alleged that Prime Minister came to Kurnool to help his "adopted son" YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy. "You cheated us by not implementing even a single assurance given in the bifurcation act. You came to the only to help your adopted son, Jagan. You promised you would punish those economic offenders who looted the country but you did not keep your words."
Claiming that the Prime Minister has turned a blind eye towards Andhra Pradesh, Naidu said, "You the engine driver from the Centre; took away everything for Gujarat and north India but turned a blind eye when it comes to Andhra Pradesh. As a state engine driver, I took Andhra towards the station of development. "
"You are not pradhan sevak, you've become pradhan vanchak. Andhra Pradesh needs Rs 12,746.38 crore for forming 11 educational institutions. But in 5 years you gave only Rs 845.42 crores," he added.
Continuing his tirade against the Prime Minister, Naidu stated: "Your collusion politics, your vindictive nature against political opponents are exposed to the people. Now you are torturing our people with your words and deeds. You will face the wrath of anger of Andhraites."
"Our people will teach you a lesson at an appropriate time for the injustice you did to the state of Andhra Pradesh," he said.

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First Published: Mar 31 2019 | 1:15 PM IST

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