Find your leader first, not Centre’s ‘non-existent’ faults: Amit Shah’s jibe at Congress

Amit Shah took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi asking the Congress to "find" its leader instead of 'non-existent' faults.

By: Press Trust of India | Bangalore | Updated: April 3, 2015 6:07 pm
Amit Shah Congress, Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah during the inauguration of the two day National Executive Meeting in Bangalore on Friday. (Source: PTI)

The BJP on Friday mounted a blistering attack on the Congress and other opposition parties accusing them of spreading misgivings and confusion about the land bill while claiming its government has ended the policy paralysis and the “reign of scams” of the past.

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The party began a two-day meeting of the National Executive in which it accused the opposition of being “desperate, hopeless and directionless” and took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi asking the Congress to “find” its leader and stop finding “non-existent” faults of the government.

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The tone was set for the deliberations with the party President Amit Shah, in his Presidential address, seeking to rally the rank and file saying the government and the BJP were pro-farmer and committed to their welfare.

“The Opposition has deliberately spread many misgivings about the bill which is in the interest of farmers. We will take the message to farmers. BJP is a friend of farmers. It is the farmers who have given us mandate.

“The Opposition is desperate, hopeless and directionless. They should stop finding those faults and shortcomings which do not exist. If they have to find something, then they should try to find their leader.

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“Instead of raising non-issues and fictional issues, they should find out where their leader is,” Shah said, taking a dig at the Congress over the absence of its Vice-President who is on a sabbatical for introspection,” he said.

He sought to rally the rank and file around the controversial bill, saying it was pro-farmer and BJP was committed to the welfare of peasants.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, party patriarch L K Advani were on the dais as Shah addressed the delegates, which included 111 National Executive members besides a number of special invitees, including chief ministers of the BJP-ruled states and its state presidents.

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  1. B
    Apr 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm
    It seems Amith shah is getting Rahul even in his dreams.Why is he so scared of him after all?
    1. R
      Apr 3, 2015 at 7:56 pm
      1. Steve Chandra
        Apr 3, 2015 at 5:51 pm
        Ah Amit Shah Itna pitaai Amit ko Delhi elections me huwi ki he had to scale down the celebrations for his son's wedding the following week !!!
        1. S
          Apr 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm
          Amit Shah said "“The Opposition is desperate, hopeless and directionless. They should stop finding those faults and shortcomings which do not exist." I voted for BJP in the hope that 1) Religion will take back seat Only Development will be seen has important but we see everyday some sangh leaders / Bjp leaders make some statements about muslims/ christains not in good taste. PM remains silent and for me Silence means he is supporting. 2)Leaders make fun of women as if they are objects leaders like giriraj makes us feel ashamed at international level Mr PM remains Silent. 3) Mr PM inducts person who was accused of Rape in cabinet 4) Health Ministry says Beedi is good for health and may be they will promote Beedi IF PM cannot control his party men's utterence in public then he should quit
          1. S
            sHAMBHU SACHAN
            Apr 3, 2015 at 8:17 pm
            dear nakli man(convert). know your history and about your fore fathers. winning election on wrong promises,free water free power, will destroy our capital. how will you have developments when all money goes on free should not talk like a stupid.
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