PM Modi said when opposition parties were in power, they "gave the ambulance scam and NRHM scam to the people of UP". On the other hand, when BJP got an opportunity to serve people, "we gave them welfare schemes like Ayushman Bharat and opened Jan Ausadhi stores".
Referring to the Congress, the JMM and the RJD, the 'Mahagathbandhan' partners, the chief minister asked, "How can Rahul Gandhi (Congress president) and Hemant Soren (JMM working president) know about poverty as they are born with silver spoons in their mouth?"
Addressing a rally in support of SP candidate Hemraj Verma at Drummond Government Inter College in Pilibhit, Yadav alleged that all welfare schemes launched by his government in Uttar Pradesh have been discontinued by the Yogi Adityanath government.
The doomsday scenario for BJP, projected by the BSP and SP citing their combined might, appears to be at variance with the situation on the ground after individual career-best performances in 2007 (BSP) and 2012 (SP).
Listing achievements of the Centre in Odisha, Shah cited the country's first ethanol plant in Bargarh, airport in Jharsuguda, multi-model logistic park, four- and six-lane highways. Modi government has also given Rs 5,56,000 crore in funds.
The idea was floated at a meeting of leaders of Congress (Rahul Gandhi), TMC (Mamata Banerjee), TDP (N Chandrababu Naidu), NCP (Sharad Pawar), AAP (Arvind Kejriwal) and National Conference (Farooq Abdullah) at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s house.
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, leaders of Opposition have come together several times in a bid to showcase a united third front or Mahagathbandhan to take on PM Modi-led government. There are more get-togethers in store
Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga