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BJP, Congress trade charges ahead of November 28 polls in MP

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal/Indore 

The war of words between the BJP and the has intensified ahead of the November 28 polling in with both parties raising a range of issues to attack each other.

While the accused the BJP of raking up the issues of and to ward off an impending electoral defeat, the ruling party said the main opposition outfit is feeling like a "fish out of water" since it lost power in 15 years ago.

Talking to reporters at Friday, said the BJP starts taking the name of whenever it senses defeat in elections.

It also starts doing in the name of Lord when elections are just around the corner, he said.

Asked about the Congress' stand on the issue, he said, "This matter is being heard at the Supreme Court. We will surely react if makes any statement about construction of a in Ayodhya."

The Congress said, "If the BJP government at the Centre wants to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya then why it is not brining an ordinance? This government is only trying to deceive people in the name of Lord "

Ahmad said India's key defence needs were ignored in the controversial deal.

Meanwhile, for Minority Affairs and BJP hit out at the Congress.

Talking to journalists at Mandsaur while accompanying local BJP candidate for filing his nomination papers, Naqvi said the Congress feels restless when out of power and flutters like a "fish out of water".

Accusing the Congress of engaging in corruption and running governments in a dictatorial manner, Naqvi said the Rahul Gandhi-led party is spreading canards about Prime Minister Narendra and

Taking potshots at Congress and opposition leaders, Naqvi said there are two dozen candidates for the posts of and chief minister, but there is no vacancy for these top positions.

and BJP said the Congress is running out of ideas in elections and hence it is doing on the country's security.

He accompanied local BJP candidate at Khandwa in a rally to file his nomination papers.

Prabhu said has given answers of all questions related to the fighter jet deal.

There should be no on the issue of country's defence and security, Prabhu said.

All the BJP candidates contesting from assembly seats in district reached the returning officer's office in a rally to file their nomination papers.

These candidates offered prayers at a temple in Bhopal's Somwara Chowk along with Chouhan before taking out the rally.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 23:20 IST