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PM blames Cong for Parl impasse, says BJP MPs to protest by observing fast

The ruling party was doing an inclusive politics while the opposition was doing divisive and negative politics due to the saffron party's rising strength. says Modi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. | PTI Photo

on Friday accused the of divisive and announced that MPs will observe a fast on April 12 to protest the impasse in Parliament, for which he blamed the Congress.

The said at a parliamentary party meeting that the ruling party was doing an inclusive while the was doing divisive and negative due to the saffron party's rising strength, Union Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters.

With parties targeting the government over Dalit protests, Modi said MPs and other leaders will spend a night between April 14 and May 5 in over 20,844 villages with over 50 per cent population of scheduled castes and tribes to inform the masses about the Centre's various measures aimed at their welfare.

The party will also take out 'Sabka saath sabka vikas yatra', Kumar said.

On a day the BJP is celebrating its 38th foundation day, Modi said it has become the largest party due to people's blessings and tireless efforts of its workers and also paid tributes to many of its late leaders and workers.

The foundation day is dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives for the party's growth, the said.

First Published: Fri, April 06 2018. 13:20 IST