Castigating Congress president Rahul Gandhi for repeatedly asking for the performance card of the Modi Government, Shah said, "Rahul baba, you are asking what Modiji has done in the last four years.The country wants to ask you as to what your party did when it was in power for four generations". "But we should not blame the Railways as special trains are run for a specific objective and they are operated in a certain manner so that the schedules of regular trains are not hit or compromised", said Gupta, a former member of the National Railway Users Consultative Committee. Addressing a mega BJP rally here, Shah made stinging remarks and said the opposition parties are attempting to come together only to take on the BJP in next year's Lok Sabha polls.
The BJP, he said, will observe the birth anniversary of Jyotiba Phule, a social reformer who came from a backward caste, on April 11 as "Samta Diwas" (equality day).
Hitting out at NCP president Sharad Pawar for his apprehension that the Modi Government might do away with reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes Shah said, "Pawar saheb, please bear in mind that the BJP will never do away with reservations".More news: Remains Of Senator Bukar Laid To Rest In Daura
Training a gun at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Shah said, "When we lost two Lok Sabha seats recently Rahul Gandhi distributed candies. Our commitment was clear that we wanted to make the country a super power". "Now the Opposition is clinging on to each other like these animals to safeguard themselves from the flood that Modiji has brought", Mr. Shah said at a rally to mark the 38th foundation day of the BJP.
His statement has come amidst allegations by the Opposition that the BJP was diluting its pro-Dalit stand and showing its true communal colours.
Mumbai: Amid growing voices of dissent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as the larger National Democratic Alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah stepped up to counter the narrative and take on the opposition on the party's 38th foundation day Friday.More news: Meghan Markle just let slip her special trip with Prince Harry
People can now see where those are who practised this untouchability and those who were its victims, he said in a reference to the party's rise and the fall of socialist parties and the Congress.
Criticising Shah for questioning the contribution of the Nehru-Gandhi family to the nation, Chavan said that Nehru was imprisoned several times during the freedom struggle while Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi laid down their lives to uphold the sovereignty of the nation. It is due to their efforts that we have the honour to serve people all over India and fulfil their aspirations.
"We are in politics for betterment of people". "We were ready to discuss all issues. Similarly, our PM has created fear within the opposition, which is now teaming up to fight the BJP in the election", said Shah.More news: Prince Philip Is in the Hospital for Hip Surgery
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