Congress, AAP challenge to Narendra Modi in Varanasi only in media: C P Thakur

He said there is virtually no contest for Narendra Modi in Varanasi.

By: Press Trust of India | Patna | Published:May 2, 2014 3:54 pm

The Congress and AAP challenge to Narendra Modi in Varanasi was only in the media, as people there are rooting for the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate, senior BJP leader C P Thakur claimed on Friday.

“Challenge by Ajai Rai of Congress and APP leader Arvind Kejriwal exists only in media,” Thakur, the BJP Vice-President told PTI over phone from Varanasi.

“We have toured more than 80 villages in the Varanasi constituency and found that people from all castes and religions are rooting for Narendra Modi to contribute in making a strong nation,” Thakur, a prominent Bhumihar leader, said.

He said that BJP leader Ramkripal Yadav and many other Bihar BJP leaders, including Muslims canvassed for Modi for the past one week.

“There is virtually no contest for Narendra Modi in Varanasi as reflected by tremendous amount of enthusiasm shown by people from different cross-sections,” he added.

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    m. abraham
    May 2, 2014 at 11:34 am
    With short experience Kejriwal had shown dareness and ability.
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    Akshay Kumar
    May 6, 2014 at 2:44 pm
    antony kindly raise your argument ability seems nil.
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    Akshay Kumar
    May 6, 2014 at 2:45 pm
    here we don't have any award for stupidity for which you comment like this
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    Leo Frank
    May 2, 2014 at 11:18 am
    Absolutely true! Votes of Muslim women and youth too are largely balanced in NaMo's favour as he offers them a silver-lining of hope amidst an extremely hostile and hopeless political climate in the state as well as nation.
  5. M
    May 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm
    If there is no contest then why all big BJP leader in varanasi........All the best NaMo and Kejri..........
  6. P
    May 3, 2014 at 8:23 am
    he is failure anyway only wanting temporary headlines as he did in Delhi and finally had to leave the post when the actual time to show his capability arose - and just blamed it on him not being able to remove corruption - if he could not do it in a small state like Delhi what can he do elsewhere ??
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    Winning Edge
    May 3, 2014 at 8:35 am
    He is a loser
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