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'Rahul Gandhi's statements like a disclaimer before TV shows'

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Chief Minister Sunday said Rahul Gandhi's statements are cut off from reality and are like a "work of fiction".

Taking a dig, the CM referred to a disclaimer generally aired before television serials.

"Before airing of television serials, a disclaimer is played which says 'this is the work of fiction and has nothing to with reality'. This sentence is apt for because whatever he speaks is fictitious," said addressing a huge gathering of the Marathi community here.

was referring to allegations levelled by the against the BJP on various issues including the Rafale jet deal.

"Only and the Congress are demanding proofs of the (Balakot) air strike, which proves that the Congress has a pro-mindset," he said.

The CM said the previous governments of Congress never responded to terrorists who bleed the country by launching attacks.

"If a terror attack is too big, then they (Congress) will go to the and complain against That situation could be compared to a fight between two children. After the fight, one child goes to elders and complains that another one is beating him," he said, adding that has changed the situation by launching an air-strike.

Fadnavis said this action of armed forces proved to the world that is not a weak country.

"is like a young brother of and the people in are happy with the rapid progress being made by the state," he said.

He said the BJP would improve its tall of Lok Sabha seats in this elections, compared to the seats won by the party in 2014.

When asked if a comparative lower percentage of polling in the first phase in Maharashtra on April 11 has raised any concerns in the BJP, Fadnavis said more number of poor people voted for the BJP this time.

He canvassed for Ahmedabad West candidate Kirit Solanki.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 23:50 IST