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Vote bank politics? Modi says human beings are just numbers for Opposition

Addressing an election rally in Basti, PM Narendra Modi also said the Congress and its 'mahamilawati' associates do not want a stable and durable government

Narendra Modi  |  Lok Sabha Elections 2019  |  Lok Sabha Elections

Press Trust of India  |  Basti (UP) 

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi Saturday accused his rival parties of indulging in vote bank and said they consider even a "human being just a number".

Addressing an election rally in Basti, he also said the and its 'mahamilawati' associates do not want a stable and durable government.

"SP (Samajwadi Party), BSP (Bahujan Samaj PArty) and have been affected by a bad habit that they consider even a human being just a number, Modi said.

He also attacked the SP and BSP over alleged corruption while apparently referring to the NRHM "scam", illegal sand mining mafia and allegations that some interior fittings were missing when SP chief vacated his government bungalow on the Supreme Court's direction.

"During the BSP regime, neither ambulances were safe nor the was safe. During SP's tenure, sand, and even household taps were not spared," he said.

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First Published: Sat, May 04 2019. 15:35 IST