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'UP civic poll results outcome of people's trust in PM Modi'

ANI  |  Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office, on Friday said civic poll show that the Indian public trusts Prime Minister Modi.

"The Indian public has time and again shown support to Prime Minister Modi's policies and the formed under his supervision in Uttar Pradesh," Singh told reporters here, adding that the Prime Minister's graph is going higher with every passing year.

is currently leading the counting of votes in the civic polls by a huge margin.

Assured of another win of in the upcoming Assembly elections, Singh said that the Party's attempt to turn the tide by "pitting one caste against another" would not work on the youth.

"In the 21st century, this party, who calls itself secular, attempted to pit one caste against the other, and one business class against the other. But, today's is of the youth and they go by logic, and they know their future is secure with BJP," Singh said.

He also took a jibe at vice president Rahul Gandhi for his recent visits to temples in

"This is the strength of India's democracy which compelled Rahul Gandhi to visit 12 temples within seven days in Gujarat. This is Gujarat's strength which compelled Rahul Gandhi to bow his head before Sardar Patel's statue," Singh said, and added, "BJP is gaining ground in Gujarat with every passing day, and every visit of Rahul Gandhi is further cementing our stronghold."

The Union Minister also quipped that the Gujarat elections would soon turn into a one-sided contest.

Gujarat polls will be held on December 9 and 14.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 19:35 IST