Modi slams Rahul for his remarks on Nano project

Hitting back at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's charge that Gujarat Government doled out incentives worth crores of rupees to Tata's Nano car project while neglecting diamond workers,Chief Minister Narendra Modi accused Congress of trying to undermine the car project.

Written by Agencies | Surat | Published:February 22, 2009 8:28 pm

Hitting back at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s charge that Gujarat Government doled out incentives worth crores of rupees to Tata’s Nano car project while neglecting diamond workers,Chief Minister Narendra Modi accused Congress of trying to undermine the car project.

“They will not succeed in their effort. Congressmen envie the progress in Gujarat and that is why they are trying to puncture the Nano car project,” Modi said at a public meeting in Amreli.

“Tata’s Nano project reflects the progress made by Gujarat,” Modi said,referring to the remarks made by Rahul Gandhi during his recent visit to the city without naming him.

Rahul had accused the BJP Government in the state of doling out incentives worth crores of rupees for Nano project but they do not have a single penny to give to poor diamond workers.

Modi alleged the UPA government at the Centre has ignored the plight of diamond workers and claimed suicides of diamond workers is going to change the Government at the Centre in coming elections.

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