Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Paresh Dhanani said that the Congress had brought a private member’s Bill for 20 per cent reservation for candidates from economically backward families of non-reserved categories in 2017 and 2018 in Gujarat, but the BJP had opposed it and voted against the Bill.
“The PM has been ignoring Kerala. The Centre's aversion to Kerala's demands is leading to the collapse of several industries in the state. When we needed to see the PM and submit our requests, we were not allowed to do so,” Vijayan said.
The Modi government would work to ensure that all the villages in the country are totally covered under the flagship schemes before it approaches people to seek fresh mandate in 2019, BJP chief Amit Shah said.
The RJD is the single-largest party in the 243-member Bihar Assembly with 80 MLAs. It is in an alliance with the Congress in Bihar after the disintegration of the Grand Alliance ministry, headed by Nitish Kumar, in July 2017.
“During demonetisation, people were asked several questions while withdrawing their money. So, how is it that loans worth thousands of crores were given? Scams are coming out one after the other. Due to the PNB scam, the Rafale deal scam has been put on the backburner,” said Uddhav.
The AAP, which came to power in February 2015, has had frequent run-ins with the BJP-led Centre and the Lt Governor's office over various issues. The party has repeatedly accused the Centre of "not allowing" the Delhi government to work freely.
"I can say that we have fulfilled most of our promises we made to the people. We had promised to give transparent and corruption-free government, one which will be accountable to its people and we have delivered on this..," Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said.