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Amit Shah seeks account of performance from Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

President today targeted vice-president over the rule of the Nehru-Gandhi political family, asking him to give the 'hisab' (account) of performance of four generations of his family.

Addressing a 'Garib Kalayan Mela' here, Shah said, "Rahul baba speaks a lot in America. But first of all Rahul baba should give 'hisab' (accounts) of his four generations which had ruled the country for 50 years".

Stating that the has launched several development programmes in the three years, he said that Prime Minister Modi is standing like a rock with for its development.

Shah praised Chief Minister and his team for taking the state on the path of development and giving a corruption-free rule in the state. All round development has taken place in Jharkhand, he said.

He also praised the for bringing to the second position after with a growth rate of 8.6 per cent.

Shah said that former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee had created and the present central headed by Modi is developing it.

The president said that in 2014 Modi during his Lok Sabha election campaign used to say that if the party came to power the eastern part of the country would be developed, which did not happen under to previous governments.

As many as 46,325 beneficiaries got benefits worth a total Rs 340 crore under various schemes at the 'Garib Kalyan Mela'.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Mudra Health Card, Fasal Bima Yojana and Grameen Bus Seva were some of the schemes.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 18:57 IST