Assembly Elections 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: With elections in Telangana just days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Hyderabad on Monday evening. He said Telangana is witnessing is ‘dynastic politics’. He also said, out of all the parties contesting elections, only BJP values ‘democratic ideals’.
Earlier on Monday, Modi also addressed a rally in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, where he took a dig at Rahul Gandhi for his Hindutva comment. He said, “Rahul Gandhi doubts my knowledge of Hindutva. But, will people vote depending on my knowledge of Hinduism? Or will they vote according to the development we have made in the state?” Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also addressed two meetings in Gadwal and Tandur of Telangana on Monday as a part of Congress’s campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in the state. Follow Election 2018 LIVE UPDATES here
Assembly Elections 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi campaign in Telangana today
Rahul Gandhi delivers speeches from notes provided by aides: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said Congress President Rahul Gandhi always "forgets what he says, as he delivers his speeches with the help of notes provided by his aides," reported ANI.
Telangana witnessing dynastic politics: PM Modi
Prime Minister Modi said what is seen in Telangana is dynastic politics. Out of all the parties contesting elections, only BJP values democratic ideals, he added.
PM Modi in Hyderabad: In Telangana, what we are seeing is dynastic politics. Out of all the parties, which are contesting these elections, only one party, the BJP values democratic ideals #TelanganaElections2018 pic.twitter.com/h6IuMZtDhJ— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018
Congress and TRS are basically two sides of the same coin: Modi in Hyderabad
Addressing a rally in Hyderabad, Modi said that before elections in Karnataka, Congress repeatedly said JDS is BJP's B team. "But we all know what happened after elections. The same thing could happen in Telangana. Congress and TRS are basically two sides of the same coin," he added.
PM Modi in Hyderabad: Before elections in Karnataka, Congress was repeatedly saying JDS is BJP's B team, but we all know what happened after elections, the same thing could happen in Telangana. Congress and TRS are basically two sides of the same coin pic.twitter.com/f7HhC82j0U— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018
Rahul Gandhi, Chandrababu Naidu at Hyderabad rally
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at a rally in Hyderabad.
Nehru wore rose on his suit, but was ignorant of farmers’ woes: PM Modi
Campaigning for the upcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday resorted to ‘kaamdaar-naamdar’ (worker-dynast) jibe in his attack on Congress party which had earlier questioned his knowledge on Hinduism. The prime minister also invoked the first prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru while talking about the agrarian distress in the country. Read more...
Congress's 'telephone banking' ensured favourable loans to industrialists: PM Modi
"If there is one party that has caused and furthered agrarian distress in India, it is Congress," said Modi, adding that Congress took away the land of farmers and their ‘telephone banking’ ensured favourable loans to their industrialist friends.
If there is one party that has caused and furthered agrarian distress in India, it is Congress.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 3, 2018
Congress took away the land of farmers and their ‘telephone banking’ ensured favourable loans to their industrialist friends.
We are fighting this and will continue doing so. pic.twitter.com/lZkSQ14gXn
Congress has no interest in development: PM Modi
"The more one is efficient in lying to people, the higher is his or her post in Congress," Modi said at Jodhpur rally. The party has no interest in development, he added.
कांग्रेस झूठ फैलाने की यूनिवर्सिटी बन गई है।— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 3, 2018
कांग्रेस में जितना झूठ बोलो, उतना बड़ा पद मिलता है।
कांग्रेस की विकास में कोई रुचि ही नहीं है। pic.twitter.com/DKj7OOqHB1
Rahul Gandhi taking Modiji's name more than we (BJP) take: Amit Shah
BJP President Amit Shah mocked Rahul Gandhi is taking Modi's name more than BJP takes and hence it is being hard to understand whether he is campaigning for Congress or for the BJP. Shah was campaigning in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan.
BJP President Amit Shah in Sawai Madhopur: Rahul Gandhi is taking the name of Modi ji more than we in BJP take, we don't understand if he is campaigning for Congress or for the BJP #RajasthanElections2018 pic.twitter.com/jeBpn6qncC— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018
Rahul Gandhi targets KCR in Tandur, says their name has become 'Khao Commission Rao'
Addressing a rally in Tandur, Telangana, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said KCR is so much into corruption that their name has become 'Khao Commission Rao'. Prime Minister Modi could control the governance in the state with a remote control only because the party ruling the state could not stand up to him because of their corruption.
Rahul Gandhi in Tandur, Telangana: You’ve done so much corruption that your name has become Khao Commission Rao. Narendra Modi has ruled Telangana with a remote control, the truth is you (KCR) can’t stand up to him because of your corruption. #TelanganaElections2018 pic.twitter.com/TEQLSDjqpu— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018
Rahul doubts my knowledge of Hinduism: PM Modi
"Rahul doubts my knowledge of Hinduism. But, will Rajasthan's people vote depending on my knowledge of Hinduism? Or will they vote according to the development we have made in the state?" asked Modi.
Hindutva is so vast that nobody can have full knowledge of the religion, he added.
Congress thinks only lying to people will help them win polls: PM Modi in Jodhpur
Congress has become a university to teach how to tell lies. Congress thinks there is no need to put any effort, only lying to the people will help them win the polls.
Congress government will provide Rs 5,00,000 to every homeless: Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi said Congress, if comes to power in Telangana, would provide Rs 5,00,000 to every homeless to build homes and an allowance of Rs 3,000 to the unemployed. It would also build a 30-bed hospital in every Mandal, he added.
Our govt will provide ₹5,00,000 to every homeless to build homes, unemployment allowance of ₹3,000 and a 30-bed hospital in every Mandal: Congress President @RahulGandhi #CongressWinningTelangana pic.twitter.com/2mytxzXrdU— Congress (@INCIndia) December 3, 2018
KCR's family and contractor friends pocketed funds for Palamuru Rangareddy Project: Rahul Gandhi in Telangana
Palamuru Rangareddy Project was a ₹10,000Cr irrigation project. This was hiked to ₹60,000Cr, of which thousands of crores was pocketed by KCR's family and contractor friends and people did not get any water: Congress President @RahulGandhi #CongressWinningTelangana pic.twitter.com/v5cuSBCZ2r— Congress (@INCIndia) December 3, 2018
Telangana: Rahul Gandhi reaches Gadwal
In Gadwal, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to build two India, one where the Ambanis gain benefits and the other where the farmers are in loss.
मोदीजी दो हिंदुस्तान बना रहे हैं।— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 3, 2018
एक अनिल अम्बानी का हिंदुस्तान।
जिसे बिना कुछ किए, बिना एक हवाई जहाज बनाए मोदीजी से 30,000 करोड़ का राफेल कांट्रैक्ट मिलेगा।
दूसरा किसान का हिंदुस्तान।
जिसकी चार महीने की कड़ी मेहनत से उगाई 750 Kg प्याज को मोदीजी से सिर्फ 1040 रु मिलेंगे। https://t.co/5BbiyndUur
Amit Shah campaigns in Chittorgarh
BJP President Amit Shah in Chittorgarh: When it was Manmohan Singh & Sonia Gandhi’s govt in Rajasthan, what did #Rajasthan get?It got Rs.1,09,242 cr in 13th Finance Commission.BJP govt worked to increase it to Rs.2,63,580 cr for Rajasthan.And they are asking us what have we done? pic.twitter.com/6YSqyaxIGH— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018
Congress, a party without policy of principles: Amit Shah in Rajasthan
BJP President Amit Shah, who is in Chittorgarh to campaign for his party, said, "On one hand, there is a party of patriots led by Modi ji, on the other hand, it is Congress party under Rahul baba’s leadership, which has no policy or principles. Ppl have to choose between BJP & Congress party."
Modi, KCR and Owaisi are one: Rahul Gandhi
TRS is the BJP's "B" team & KCR operates as Mr Modi's, Telangana Rubber Stamp.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 3, 2018
Owaisi's, AIMIM is the BJP's "C" team, whose role is to split the anti BJP/ KCR vote.
Great people of Telangana, Modi, KCR & Owaisi are one. They speak in twisted tongues. Do not be fooled by them! pic.twitter.com/yIt6vlC6Wh
India my father’s country, nobody can force me to flee: Owaisi to Yogi Adityanath
“India is my father’s country. Nobody can force me flee,” was how MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday reacted to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s comment that if BJP comes to power in the Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee. “It is my religious belief that Prophet Adam when he descended on the Earth from Paradise, he came to India. Thus India is my father’s country and nobody can force me flee,” the Hyderabad MP told an election rally of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Sunday night.
Telangana: Adityanath accuses Congress of opposing construction of Ram temple
Speaking at the meetings, Adityanath accused the Congress of opposing the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. He said BJP governments are only interested in development.
If BJP comes to power in Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee, says Yogi Adityanath
During an election campaign in Telangana on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi will have to flee from Hyderabad if BJP comes to power in the state. Speaking at Sangareddy and later at Tandur, Adityanath said, “If BJP comes to power in Telangana, I can assure you my friends that Owaisi will have to flee Hyderabad just like the Nizam did.’’ Read More
Telangana: Campaigns in full wing as polls draw near
Election campaigns in Telangana are in full swing as several senior leaders of the BJP and the Congress, including Prime Minister Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, are campaigning for their parties in the state.