Narendra Modi targets AAP for Arunachal Pradesh youth’s death, ‘ill-treatment’ of Ugandan women

‘SHAMEFUL’ : Hits back at Sonia, says Cong sowing seeds of poison

Updated: February 3, 2014 7:06 am
Modi  Hits back at Sonia, says Cong sowing seeds of poison Attacking the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said, “Riots were not uncommon till over 10 years ago”.

While continuing to target the Congress, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday also hit out at the AAP government in Delhi, raising the twin issues of the death of a youth from Arunachal Pradesh and alleged harassment of Ugandan women.

Addressing a rally here, he said, “We should try to make Delhi a global city. But in the last few days, the language and actions have brought disrepute, not only to the national capital but to the entire country… African women were ill-treated. Students from Manipur have been ill-treated. Now a student from Arunachal Pradesh was killed. This does not look good for the city.”

Though Modi did not name Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had declared himself an “anarchist” while staging a protest demanding action against Delhi Police officers, or his Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who led the controversial raid targeting Ugandan women in South Delhi, he criticised the Delhi government for being “careless” about governance.
Calling for hostels for Northeast students in major urban centres across the country, Modi said the government in Delhi is not bothered about these things.

“In Delhi, a student from Arunachal Pradesh was killed under the nose of Sonia Gandhi… It is shameful,” he said. Continuing his attack on Sonia, a day after she accused the BJP of sowing “seeds of poison”, he said it is the Congress which sows seeds of poison and reaps the harvest from it by its divisive politics.

“Congress party has started a new raga. You ask some question, they will answer something else. When people ask Sonia about farmers’ suicides, she says they are farming poison,” he said.

“At the Congress’s Jaipur meeting, Rahul Gandhi said his mother (Sonia) told him that power is poison. Who has been in power the longest? If power is poison, who has tasted it the most? Who is sowing poison? And who is harvesting that poison? It is the character of the Congress to play divisive politics. It is the party of divide-and-rule that indulges in vote bank politics,” said Modi.

“The Vajpayee government got a separate Uttarakhand, both Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand celebrated as we had sown affection. Similarly, both Bihar and Jharkhand celebrated. It was the same story with Chhattisgarh. But those who have sown poison have brought turmoil in Telangana as well as Seemandhra,” said Modi, targeting the Centre for allegedly mishandling the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. “Enough with the politics of poison, the time has come for politics of development,” he said.

Attacking the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said, “Riots were not uncommon till over 10 years ago. But since then, the people of Gujarat have decided to live in peace, unity and harmony, shunning vote bank politics and following politics of development… Don’t you all want a riot-free Uttar Pradesh? The BJP believes in peace, unity and harmony. We will provide you a riot-free Uttar Pradesh”.

Stating that Modi had never supported the Gujarat riots, BJP president Rajnath Singh said, “They (Congress) demand an apology from Modi. There was a lone incident that happened during his 12-year regime, while there have been numerous riots during the regimes of Congress, SP and BSP. Modi never justified those riots. He termed them unfortunate. Now the per capita income of minorities in Gujarat is better than that of minorities in other parts of the country.”

He added that the BJP, if voted to power, would honour the one-rank-one-pension demand of ex-servicemen.

Modi and Singh sought to woo the farming community by invoking former Prime Minister Charan Singh and late farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait, both of whom hailed from the region.

Meanwhile, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh joined the BJP at the rally on Sunday.

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    anuj
    Feb 3, 2014 at 6:14 am
    ऐसे हालातों में मोदी ानुि की दृष्टि से जब वोट बैंक बनाने पहुंचते हैं तो उनका चाय का धंधा प्रभावित होता है. उन्हें अपनी चाय की अच्छी खासी बिक्री पर ध्यान देना चाहिए.
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      anuj
      Feb 3, 2014 at 6:14 am
      ऐसे हालातों में मोदी ानुि की दृष्टि से जब वोट बैंक बनाने पहुंचते हैं तो उनका चाय का धंधा प्रभावित होता है. उन्हें अपनी चाय की अच्छी खासी बिक्री पर ध्यान देना चाहिए.
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        arjun
        Feb 3, 2014 at 6:54 am
        North Eastern student's death was a black day for us. Where was dilli ka no.1 nautanki bazz at that time. why he is blank on this issue.
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          arjun
          Feb 3, 2014 at 6:54 am
          North Eastern student's death was a black day for us. Where was dilli ka no.1 nautanki bazz at that time. why he is blank on this issue.
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            vishnu
            Feb 3, 2014 at 6:30 am
            What about the 2002 riots. when thousand of families lost their beloved ones. Modi should see his profile then blame others.
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              vishnu
              Feb 3, 2014 at 6:30 am
              What about the 2002 riots. when thousand of families lost their beloved ones. Modi should see his profile then blame others.
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                gk
                Feb 3, 2014 at 5:12 am
                @sphinx, he has master degree in Political science from Gujrat University
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                  gk
                  Feb 3, 2014 at 5:12 am
                  @sphinx, he has master degree in Political science from Gujrat University
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                    harishindira@gmail
                    Feb 3, 2014 at 3:13 am
                    The important questions is that did any check the visa for those Uan’s women? Are they on work or visitor visa/?what is the purpose of their stay in India? We, NRI’s has to go through a w process to get visa and it is so difficult to extend if we need to so. Something fishy here..
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                      harishindira@gmail
                      Feb 3, 2014 at 3:13 am
                      The important questions is that did any check the visa for those Uan’s women? Are they on work or visitor visa/?what is the purpose of their stay in India? We, NRI’s has to go through a w process to get visa and it is so difficult to extend if we need to so. Something fishy here..
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                        Samarth
                        Feb 3, 2014 at 5:18 am
                        I disagree with Mr Modi on this accusation on AAP. Discrimination of people from NE is ongoing issue which is happening from long time. About the Uan women issue, there was no ill treatment, its the work of media which has misinformed the general public as evident from these videos :indianexponent/6203...
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                          Samarth
                          Feb 3, 2014 at 5:18 am
                          I disagree with Mr Modi on this accusation on AAP. Discrimination of people from NE is ongoing issue which is happening from long time. About the Uan women issue, there was no ill treatment, its the work of media which has misinformed the general public as evident from these videos :indianexponent/6203...
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                            Jinkal Zala
                            Feb 3, 2014 at 8:01 am
                            "At pune on saay Feku Said that China spends 20% ofit's GDP on Education. While reality is China's public expenditures oneducation reached 4 % of its GDP in 2012, a target set almost 20 yearsago."
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                              Jinkal Zala
                              Feb 3, 2014 at 8:01 am
                              "At pune on saay Feku Said that China spends 20% ofit's GDP on Education. While reality is China's public expenditures oneducation reached 4 % of its GDP in 2012, a target set almost 20 yearsago."
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                                Jinkal Zala
                                Feb 3, 2014 at 7:54 am
                                "Candidates 'Threw' him away - for trying to Teach them 'Gujarat's Model of FAKE Development and Corruption'!"
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                                  Jinkal Zala
                                  Feb 3, 2014 at 7:54 am
                                  "Candidates 'Threw' him away - for trying to Teach them 'Gujarat's Model of FAKE Development and Corruption'!"
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                                    Jinkal Zala
                                    Feb 3, 2014 at 7:53 am
                                    "How Poor and Comical fellow, is this Muddi! (1) Having LOST Miserably, in front of Secular, Real Leader, Wise, Honest, Charismatic, Sincere Rahul hi, the Joker (FEKU) is NOW USING NRI GUJJU SHOULDERS TO CRY!"
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                                      Jinkal Zala
                                      Feb 3, 2014 at 7:53 am
                                      "How Poor and Comical fellow, is this Muddi! (1) Having LOST Miserably, in front of Secular, Real Leader, Wise, Honest, Charismatic, Sincere Rahul hi, the Joker (FEKU) is NOW USING NRI GUJJU SHOULDERS TO CRY!"
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                                        Jinkal Zala
                                        Feb 3, 2014 at 7:53 am
                                        "It is confirmed that you would not be a Prime Minister even if BJP wins the Lok Sabha election. Remember the case of Advani who could not taste the fruit of his hard work (Prime Minister seat) just because of the crimes he has committed during his Rath Yathra."
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                                          Jinkal Zala
                                          Feb 3, 2014 at 7:53 am
                                          "It is confirmed that you would not be a Prime Minister even if BJP wins the Lok Sabha election. Remember the case of Advani who could not taste the fruit of his hard work (Prime Minister seat) just because of the crimes he has committed during his Rath Yathra."
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                                            Jinkal Zala
                                            Feb 3, 2014 at 7:55 am
                                            "Modi has takenlives of many peoples in Gujarat. He should not say 'I bow to everyone whoworked and gave their lives for Gujarat.' Due to him many people have lostlives in Riots, Fake encounters and in regular life also."
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