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Prime Minister Modi sitting in Ambani's lap: Navjot Singh Sidhu

ANI  |  Kota (Rajasthan) [India] 

on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at the (BJP), stating the saffron party gave "three Modis to the nation, Nirav Modi, and the one sitting in Ambani's lap Narendra "

Addressing an election rally at Ramganj Mandi here, said, "gave us four Gandhis, Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and But the BJP gave us three Modis, Nirav Modi, and the one sitting in Ambani's lap Narendra Modi."

The Cabinet further said, "It was the who made this country free from the British rule. You cannot question history. The dream of Independence became possible because of leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Abul Kalam Azad, and "

"Democracy is run by goons under the rule of BJP," Sidhu added.

Highlighting the problem faced by farmers and loans waiver schemes meant for them, Sidhu asserted, "Farmers are like turban of the They are our pride. I am upset over the fact that nothing was done for our farmers in the last five years under the BJP's rule. Farmers produced around 38 lakh metric tonne of grains, but purchased only 4 lakh tonne as per the minimum support price (MSP) and 34 lakh tonne was taken away by the middlemen."

"This is my promise that if comes to power in Rajasthan, farmers will be free from debts. We will provide 24x7 free supply to farmers. Farmers' bad phase will be over with the formation of the government in the state," he added.

Claiming that he has a message from to deliver to the people, Sidhu said, "Congress has asked me to pass a message on to you. Farmers will be made debt-free; rate will be reduced by 50 per cent and the BJP will be clean bowled."

Continuing his tirade against Modi and BJP governments in Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh, Minister Sidhu stated, "Rape incidents occur mostly in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and ..Is this 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padahao Andolan of the BJP?"

Sidhu further asked the gathering about the promises made by Modi before coming to power at the Centre, "Is black money back? Did you get Rs 15 lakh in your account? Is Ganga clean now? Did you get two crore jobs? Did he run any bullet train? Then what he did? Nothing, because he just made fake promises."

Criticising in India' initiative, Sidhu said, "Bullet train is coming from Japan; Rafael jet is coming from France; a statue of Sardar came from If everything is coming from abroad, then what is making-pakode?"

Taking a note of rising corruption in the country, the Minister asked, "Why Rs 500 crore Rafael jet was purchased for Rs 1,500 crore? Why 1,250 acres land was given for Rs 400 crore to Ambani, which Ambani later sold for Rs 4,000 crore?"

Claiming the BJP is not faithful to the people of the nation, Sidhu said, "Even 'chowkidar's (Prime Minister) dog is not loyal. He is also a chor (thief). And Yogi is the biggest 'Bhogi'." "Yogi says that they will construct but where is the date? BJP cannot divide people in the name of We all are Hindustanis first," he added.

also launched an attack on Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, stating, "Gas cylinder was supposed to be provided for Rs 400 under the Ujjawala scheme but Vasundhara is offering it for Rs 1,000. Also, the rates of electricity, water, petrol, and diesel were hiked under her leadership."

The 200 members Legislative Assembly elections in are scheduled to be held on December 7 in a single phase. The counting of votes will take place on December 11.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 15:47 IST