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Himanta Biswa Sarma likens Silchar Congress MP to Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  Silchar (Assam) 

Finance on Saturday likened sitting MP and candidate for the Lok Sabha seat to "Pakistan", and said there is no work for her here.

Addressing a public rally at Barkhola in support of BJP candidate Rajdeep Roy, Sarma said voting for Dev will drag backward by five years.

"PM is Modi, CM is Sonowal, I am the minister, Kishor Nath is MLA here. In between this, what is the job of Sushmita Dev? Everywhere is India, but there is a in between. Will it work? No work will happen," the NEDA Convenor said.

Voting in favour of Modi will be for development of the country, the state and Silchar, he added.

"You can see that is very nervous. First, she brought Rahul Gandhi, then PM Imran Khan's friend Tomorrow (Sunday) again, she is bringing Priyanka Gandhi. She knows that she did nothing in the last five years and is sure to lose," Sarma claimed.

He alleged that the does not have any ideology and keeps changing its version on the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, while the BJP is firm on its commitment that all the refugees will stay in

Sarma also asserted that the BJP will win all the five seats that went to polls in the first phase, "with a margin of two lakh votes each".

Voting for the Lok Sabha constituency will take place in the second phase of on April 18.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 00:15 IST