Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Sumerpur. (Photo: ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally at Sumerpur in poll-bound Rajasthan on Wednesday, which is the last day of campaigning in the state before it goes to polls on Friday. He expressed confidence that people of Rajasthan are clearly in favour of the BJP in Rajasthan and have decided to form BJP government once more in the state. He also gave mantra to BJP workers - 'mera polling booth, sabse mazboot'.
Attacking the Congress of spreading venom of casteism and created urban-rural divide, he said, the Congress has lost the election are now contemplating who to hold responsible for the defeat. Referring to Supreme Court’s verdicts regarding the reopening of Income Tax returns of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Pm Modi said that Supreme Court also supported government's stands.
Here are the Highlights from PM Modi's Rajasthan rally:
01.13 pm: The Prime Minister's address in Sumerpur concludes. He will address another rally at Dausa soon.
01.03 pm: They knew that the govt of India was bringing huge projects in Barmer, the prices of land were about to rise and the farmers were set to gain from it. So, the relatives of 'naamdar' snatched the land from farmers at throw away prices: PM
01.03 pm: Congress President does not even know the names of his own party leaders. He did not even know the name of a very popular farmer and jat leader in Congress, late Kumbharam ji. He called him 'Kumbhakaran'. You can imagine what such people will do when in power: PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi: Congress President does not even know the names of his own party leaders. He did not even know the name of a very popular farmer and jat leader in Congress, late Kumbharam ji. He called him 'Kumbhakaran'. You can imagine what such people will do when in power pic.twitter.com/Bp52VwSoag— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2018
12.56 pm: “Naamdaar's relatives have taken away lands from farmers for free... They were colluding with Ashok Gehlot,” PM Modi says.
12.54 pm: Modi did not bring him back... Modi did not tackle Congress' corruption... All this is the power of your vote... Your vote helped a chaiwala bring these corrupt to justice: PM Modi
12.53 pm: Govt brought middleman involved in helicopter scam from Dubai, he served politicians and will now disclose secrets: PM
12.52 pm: Yesterday we won in Supreme Court, the court said Indian Govt has the right to reasses their(Sonia and Rahul Gandhi) income tax returns. Ab dekhta hoon kaise bach ke nikalte ho: PM
#WATCH PM Modi in Sumerpur: Yesterday we won in Supreme Court, the court said Indian Govt has the right to reasses their(Sonia and Rahul Gandhi) income tax returns. Ab dekhta hoon kaise bach ke nikalte ho #RajasthanElections pic.twitter.com/PwmgVJh0GM— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2018
12.51 pm: No one thought that a chaiwaala would bring down a party that ruled for four generations. I have taken them to court and they have had to seek bail on cases related to corruption: PM Modi
12.50 pm: Can Rajasthan be given to people who are out on bail?
12.45 pm: Rahul Gandhi says that PM Modi has stopped talking about corruption. But we have taken enough and more steps to tackle corruption: PM
12.43 pm: I was not born with a silver spoon. I have seen poverty. After coming to power, I believe that there is no reason for India to be poor after so many years. Only one family is the reason for poverty. They were only interested in power: PM
12.42 pm: Rahul Gandhi says that PM Modi has stopped talking about corruption. But we have taken enough and more steps to tackle corruption, the prime minister has said while addressing a rally in Sumerpur.
#12.42 pm: Congress is trying to find any possible logic so the responsibility of defeat does not lie on naamdar's shoulders: PM Modi
#12.41pm: 'Congress which created so many divisions in society in the last 70 years, how can they work in the interest of the people?' asked PM
#12.40 pm: The Congress has been asking what is Modi’s jaati (caste). It was Congress that has been poisoning this country on topics such as jaati since Independence: PM Modi
#12.31 pm: I am confident that the people of Rajasthan have decided to elect the BJP. Wherever I travelled and met people, I have seen that they have decided to elect the BJP once again. People of Rajasthan have decided. Now, our work is to win every polling booth. I don’t want to win just Rajasthan, I want to win every polling booth, says PM Modi in a rally in Sumerpur.
#12.23 pm: The last event of our campaign happened here in Pali in 2013. This time too, an event on the last day is happening here. We can feel the breeze of Pali immediately in Gujarat: PM Modi
(With agency inputs)