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Congress using old manifesto to regain power: Malavika

Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

The has changed its old slogan of 'Garibi Hatao' in the seventies to 'NYAY' scheme in 2019 to fool the people by making promises that cannot be implemented, alleged Thursday.

Addressing reporters here, she said the has now openly admitted that they had "failed" to fulfilltheir promises made 40 years ago.

The promise to repeal the sedition rule in the manifesto shows its covert support to separatists and other elements who are working against the law and the constitution of the country, she claimed.

On the Rafale deal, Avinash said the Congress was spreading falsehood on the issue to cover up the "failures" of its leader

Gandhi is coming out with "baseless" charges after the decided to admit the petitions on Rafale, which did not mean that the court had endorsed the allegations, she said.

Avinash also said the NDA rule should come back at the Centre to further improve the lot of the nation.

Meanwhile, addressing another press meet, Chakravarthy Sulibele, of movement, said the Congress promise in their manifesto to repeal the sedition act will embolden anti-national elements who raise slogans in favour of

The move to amend the act that gives special powers to armed forces in areas affected by insurgency will also lead to division of the country, he said.

On Congress' charge that 'a vote for Modi is a vote for Pakistan' after Imran Khan's statement that it will be better to have a Modi government in to resume dialogue, Sulibele said Khan's statement is aimed at helping the Congress in the elections.

Only recently he had said that Modi government was not interested in talks with

Urging voters to ensure the victory of BJP candidates, he said national security is of utmost importance in a Lok Sabha election and local issues should not play a crucial role.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 21:20 IST