Congress scion Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a public rally in Gujarat's Harij, said, "At least 6.5 lakh acre lands of the farmers have been snatched by the BJP government and gave it to some of the biggest industrialists of Gujarat."
"Prime Minister is neither talking about the future of Gujarat, nor BJP's 22 years of tenure. He is only talking about himself," said Gandhi.
Gujarat has a total number of 182 assembly seats and the polling will be held in two phases.
Voting in 89 constituencies of Saurashtra and South Gujarat region in the first phase has begun today while the remaining 93 constituencies in central and northern regions will be held in the second phase on December 14. The votes will be counted on December 18.
The Congress is eyeing to dethrone the BJP government in the state.
The last Congress government in Gujarat was led by Chhabildas Mehta from February 17, 1994 to March 13, 1995.
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