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'Mahagathbandhan' is 'baraat' without groom: Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Taking a swipe at the opposition's 'mahagathbandan (grand alliance)', Lal Sunday described it as a "baraat" without a groom.

Everybody knows the reality of Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati, Chandrababu Naidu and Mamata Banerjee, they are all "contenders for the post of from the opposition's camp, which has failed to reach a consensus on one person", he claimed at a BJP 'Vijay Sankalp' rally in Aurangabad village, which is part of the Lok Sabha constituency, in district.

The opposition is without a prime ministerial nominee, said.

"It's a baraat without the groom," he said taking a dig at the grand alliance.

has worked for bettering the lives of the poor and downtrodden during the last five years, the said.

People have made up their mind to re-elect Modi as for all-round development of the country and protecting its security and integrity, said, adding that the world has seen the leadership qualities of the PM.

"Today terrorists and those who give shelter to them fear Modi's name. The prime minister has adopted a tough stand against terrorists and separatist elements," Khattar said.

Referring to the Congress's nominee from Faridabad, Lalit Nagar, he said the opposition party's candidate comes nowhere near the BJP's nominee, whose work speaks for him.

Nagar has been pitted against and BJP sitting from Krishan Pal Gujjar.

Targeting the opposition, the said "corruption was rampant under the previous regime, but the BJP has given a corruption free and transparent administration to the people.

The BJP government in during its tenure so far has given 60,000 jobs to unemployed youths on merit, Khattar said.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 20:30 IST