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Choice is between stability & instability for voters in LS polls, says BJP resolution

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The choice for voters in the polls will be between 'stability' and 'instability' with an "honest and courageous" leader in challenged by an "opportunist alliance" whose leader is unknown, says the BJP political resolution passed Saturday.

The resolution, which was passed at the party's national convention held here, noted that party workers should draw the "right lessons" from the recent results of state assembly elections.

Briefing reporters about the resolution, said the only glue binding the likely alliance of opposition parties was their "hatred for Modi".

The resolution speaks of instability that the opposition alliance may usher at the Centre if it is elected to power, he said referring to short tenures of prime ministers, from four months to a year, in the 1990s, such as that of Chandra Shekhar, H D Deve Gowda and I K Gujral.

"The country has to decide where it has to go," Prasad said, adding the had ushered in stability, development and growth with now seen as an emerging global power and the as a global leader.

The resolution also said people have to chose between stability and instability.

"Choice is between stability or instability, between an honest and courageous leader, and a leaderless opportunistic alliance, 'majboot' (strong) government or a 'majboor' (helpless) government," the party said in the document.

On the outcome of the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh, the political resolution said the party saw the same with "a mixed feeling", and that the compliments the hard work of party workers in each state.

"All the BJP state governments have given exemplary record of development and good governance. We shall surely draw the right lessons, but surely this will serve as an inspiration for the party workers and cadres to work with renewed vigour in the Lok Saha elections," the resolution said.

Describing the 'mahagathbandhan' (opposition alliance) as a "comical alliance", the saffron party said it was a grand alliance of "desperate, contradictory and opportunistic" political formations which were being raised to take on the Prime Minister,

"They neither have any agenda for and its people nor any leader. The only glue is the hatred against This in many ways also exposes the limitations of the constituents of this opportunistic alliance," the resolution stated.

Exuding confidence that the people of the country will re-elect Narendra Modi, the (BJP) appealed the voters, especially the first timers, to participate in the coming elections with full enthusiasm and support the vision of the prime minister to make a great country.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:35 IST