Don’t solely rely on ‘Modi wave’: Gadkari to BJP workers

Gadkari, however, asked party activists to "go back to people at grass root level" to win their confidence.

By: PTI | Published:August 19, 2014 11:55 am
While stressing that the "Modi wave" in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to "go back to the people at grass root level" to win their confidence. (Source: Reuters) While stressing that the “Modi wave” in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to “go back to the people at grass root level” to win their confidence. (Source: Reuters)

Cautioning BJP workers against self complacency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked them not to solely depend on the “Modi wave” for victory in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

While stressing that the “Modi wave” in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to “go back to the people at grass root level” to win their confidence.

“Be confident of the Modi wave and leadership. But do not just dream of coming to power in the state elections relying only on this factor. Work at grass root level to win the voters’ confidence,” the Union Transport Minister told a party rally here last night.

The minister also refuted allegations of State Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar that the Centre had cleared Metro project for Nagpur ahead of Pune for “political gains” and said Pune too will get Metro clearance along with other cities.

“The Chief Minister did not follow up on the Metro project at the central government level. The state government and Pune municipal corporation did not complete requisite formalities in respect of the project,” which apparently resulted in the delay, he claimed.

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    James Whitaker
    Aug 19, 2014 at 9:17 am
    Modi wave will not last- as Lincoln once famously said- "You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." People will see through Modi and BJP propaa machine soon when the results that were promised pre-elections are not delivered and "acche din" just stay a dream!! So far Modi has been a disappointment as far as I am concerned. He is just playing to the media gallery with foreign visits and photo-ops, no real substance to anything that he has done or said so far. Surprisingly, there is a glaring lack of media scrutiny and quality debate on actions of his government, just the same old hero worship that is so characteristic of Indians!! Is the fourth estate failing the nation and its people?
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      Kapil Dev Suri
      Aug 19, 2014 at 12:22 pm
      YOU WANT MAGIOC FROM MODI LIKE GOGIA PASHA . MODI HAS TAKEN CHARGE OF COUNTRY A FEW MONTHS BACK . IF CONGRESS WHO WAS IN POWER FOR SIXTY YEARS AND YOU PEOPLE EVEN VOTED TO A FOREIGN LADY WHO WAS WAITRESS IN ITALY ARE NOW RAISING FIINGERS AT BJP AND MODI sincerity . . ThE GARBAGE, MISMANAGMENT AND CORRUPTION DONE BY CONGRESS WHO LEFT EMPTY KHAJANA WILL TAKE AT LEAST YEARS . if you like people are so vigilant then why you allowed corrupt congress to rule for sixty years to loot the nation. for such a long time .
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        Narendar
        Aug 19, 2014 at 7:20 am
        There is no short cut. Only contact and work at the gr root level will make the party repeat its performance.
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          qasim husain
          Aug 19, 2014 at 7:25 am
          There is, there was and there will be "NO MODI WAVE" The fact is that the wave was, is and will be against Congress.
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