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Congress did not give Ambedkar his due: Modi

IANS  |  Aligarh 

on Sunday lashed out at the for humiliating the of the Indian Constitution Dr B.R. and not giving him his due.

Addressing an election rally here, said: "The has always insulted Dr But I have seen other parties too that claimed to follow the ideology of Dr and then betrayed him. For all these parties, it is the family that comes first."

pointed out that it was because of the struggle and efforts of Dr Ambedkar that people from ordinary families could become the of and a tea seller was the country's

Emphasising that the people had faith in the as well as in the 'chowkidar', said: "You have seen the work done in the past five years and this gives you hope for the work that is to be done in the next five years. The mission of this chowkidar is to wipe out terrorism, corruption, and poverty.

"Your chowkidar is working day and night to fulfil your aspirations. We are working for the poor and our schemes are designed with them in mind. Every person will get the respect he deserves," he said.

Modi listed out programmes launched by his government such as the Ujjwala Scheme, the National Health Protection Scheme or Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and rural electrification scheme.

"Our development is not caste-oriented and we work for every individual."

Referring to chants of 'Modi, Modi' at the rally, he said that the opposition was spending sleepless nights seeing the "love and blessings" of the people for



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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 17:32 IST