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Restore Article 370 when in power, Shah dares Rahul at Maharashtra rally

Accusing the Congress of not having national interest in mind, Shah said the party was only interested in protecting its vote bank

Press Trust of India  |  Navapur (Maha) 

Beed: Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a Dussehra rally organised in Maharashtra's Beed district, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Shah on Tuesday said PM Narendra Modi addressed the issues of backward classes by setting up an OBC commission, which the previo
Beed: Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a Dussehra rally organised in Maharashtra's Beed district, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Shah on Tuesday said PM Narendra Modi addressed the issues of backward classes by setting up an OBC commission, which the previo

Home Minister and BJP chief on Saturday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to declare that his party will restore provisions of in if voted to power.

Addressing an election rally in Maharashtra's tribal Nandurbar district, Shah said that after Narendra Modi won a second term with a massive mandate in May this year, the first thing he did was to abrogate provisions of Article 370, which gave special status to

"Due to the special provisions, Pakistan fomented terror in the state and over 40,000 people died," he said.

Accusing the Congress of not having interest in mind, Shah said the party was only interested in protecting its vote bank.

"Rahul Gandhi says what is the connection of in Maharashtra. I dare him to declare that if voted to power, his party would restore the provisions of There is still one day to go for the assembly elections," he said.

First Published: Sat, October 19 2019. 13:35 IST
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