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Raman Singh govt has made Chhattisgarh almost Naxalism-free: Shah

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

The government in had made the state "almost free" of and developed it as a hub of power and cement production, Shah said Saturday.

Targeting the opposition Congress, he said a party that felt was a medium for revolution could not do any good for

Shah exuded confidence that the (BJP) would win this month's Assembly polls in the state for the fourth straight time.

Addressing a press conference here after releasing his party's manifesto ahead of the first phase of polling on November 12, Shah said, "The BJP government under has contained and made the state almost free of it."

Earlier known as a BIMARU state, was now a "power and hub", he said, and lauded the government for initiating several welfare measures for the state's prosperity.

"Taking on the Congress's propaganda and working tirelessly for the state's development for the last 15 years is a big challenge. I am confident that the BJP will win a straight fourth term in office," Shah said.

The had initiated several welfare measures and made the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme corruption-free, he added.

The 90-member will go to the polls in two phases -- on November 12 and 20 -- and the results will be announced on December 11.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 13:06 IST