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PM Modi in Odisha: For Congress and BJD, poverty is a vote bank; BJP will bring a change

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 April 2019, 15:43 IST
PM Narendra Modi

Addressing a rally in Odisha, where the BJP is moving its foot forward to over power the Naveen Patnaik led Biju Janta Dal, PM Narendra Modi has has made serious allegations at the Congress and BJD.

Putting both Congress and BJD in the same pedestal, PM Modi alleged, “Actually Congress and BJD use the poor for politics. This is the reason a large part of India including Odisha was under immense poverty for so many decades, this situation was then misused by Maoists.”

Odisha has been under Naveen Patnaik since its formation but in 2019 election, around a dozen BJD leaders have defected to the BJP, post Patnaik expelled key member Jay Panda from the party over ‘anti-party activity’.

While mentioning about the terrorists attack and the Pakistan, PM Modi said that ‘this election will define whether people will get respect or the tukde-tukde gang.’

PM Modi, while addressing the rally in Odisha’s Sonepur, “Ye chunaav tae karega ki Hindustan ke hero mazboot honge ya phir Pakistan ke pakshkar mazboot honge. Ye chunav tae karenge ki hamare jawano,kisaano aur naujawano ko samman milega ya phir tukde tukde karne walon ki aawaz goonjegi.”

Promising about the development of Odisha, PM Modi said that he will fulfill the trust of the people and stated about BJP’s achievement claiming that “we have developed railway lines for Odisha, when we gave free electricity connection to 24 lakh people in every region of Odisha.”

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First published: 6 April 2019, 15:43 IST