You are here: Home » News-IANS » Politics
Business Standard

Shah touts OROP implementation to seek vote in HP

IANS  |  Shimla 

Making a jibe at the Congress, (BJP) on Sunday said for the Congress, OROP (one rank, one pension) meant 'One Rahul, One Priyanka'. But the not only ensured national security but also implemented 'one rank, one pension' scheme for the armed forces.

Shah addressed a series of election meetings in Chamba, Bilaspur and Nahan towns of on Sunday.

Seeking vote for the party candidates, Shah said if you did not want to vote for development done by the BJP government, vote for the party for strengthening the country's security. "The country needs a strong leader and a strong government under the leadership of Modi," he said.

"The country needs a government to safeguard borders. When the took strong action against and terrorists, leaders of opposition parties, including Rahul Gandhi, are raising fingers," he said.

Remarking that Modi had special attachment with Himachal Pradesh, the BJP said he was striving to speed up development of the state. "The has accorded special status to Himachal. Now the central government pays 90 per cent for the state's development and the has to pool only 10 per cent," he said.

In Bilaspur, the BJP urged people to ensure victory of BJP candidate with a huge margin and praised the state government's achievements as well as efforts of Thakur in this constituency.

At Nahan, said with the return of the Modi government again at the Centre, the state would get more assistance for development and welfare.



(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 21:18 IST