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Division of communities the only vision of Congress: Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Anand (Guj) 

Stepping up his attack on the Congress, Wednesday said "division" of communities was its only "vision" and accused of labelling OBCs as "thieves".

Addressing a poll rally here, also accused the of insulting Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel and said the situation in would have been different had the latter been the country's first

also attacked the for labelling the middle class as "selfish" and alleged it brought price rise whenever it was in power.

"Division of communities is the only vision of the Congress," Modi told the public meeting.

"The Congress' naamdar (dynast) termed the entire backward class as thieves. The insult inflicted on the honest in their (Congress) vendetta against will not be tolerated," he said.

Modi accused the of insulting Patel "at every step to further the cause of the (Nehru-Gandhi) family".

The said Patel spent his life in uniting but the Congress was busy embracing separatists.

He also hit out at the Congress for promising to abolish and reviewing of the AFSPA if it came to power.

"It wants to strengthen stone-pelters and ensure that the "tukde tukde gang" can easily chalk out a conspiracy to disintegrate the country," Modi said.

He said when dynastic rule becomes the "sole vision", then they (Congress) resort to hurling abuses.

Modi said the Congress insulted attires of people from the north-eastern states and linked majority Hindus to terror.

Addressing a poll rally in recently, Gandhi had said, "I have a question. Why all the thieves have Modi in their names whether be it Nirav Modi, and We don't know how many more such Modis will come out.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 20:10 IST