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UPA regime had sent Shah, cops to jail to topple my govt: Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Himmatnagar (Guj) 

Wednesday said the then arrested and some police officers in to topple the then headed by him.

Speaking at a poll rally, Modi also said this election will decide if nationalist forces will rule the country or those who want to help the "tukde tukde gang" by scrapping

"From 2004 to 2014, there was a 'remote control government' and you know who was in control. In those 10 years, those sitting in tried to damage the interest of and acted as if the state is not in India," Modi said.

"Our police officers, and even Amit Shah, were thrown behind bars. They (UPA) employed all means to break the government," Modi said, alluding to the time when he was

"Now should we give them a chance to destroy Gujarat once again? They (Gandhi family) are more angry as they are out on bail. They are thinking that they were ruling this country for four generations and this Gujju, this chaiwala forced them to go to the court and seek bail," he said.

Modi said if voted to power again, he will ensure that they are behind bars.

"You gave me a chance in 2014. I brought them (Gandhis) to the doors (of jail) and if you will give me another five years, they will go inside, Modi said.

"But if they come to power again, their first target will be Gujarat, Modi said.

Modi asked the crowd if people of Gujarat approve the language being used by against him.

"The British used golis (bullets), while the is using gaalis (abuse) against us," he said.

"Initially, they said anything about chaiwala, then they started saying things about chowkidar and now they are saying the entire community is chor, Modi said.

Addressing a poll rally in recently, Gandhi had said, "I have a question. Why all the thieves have Modi in their names whether be it Nirav Modi, and We don't know how many more such Modis will come out."

Modi said he has come to Gujarat to ask voters to help BJP win all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the April 23 single- phase polling in the state.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 17:00 IST