Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress today alleged that “in frustration and desperation” Chief Minister Narendra Modi was manipulating opinion polls ahead of elections.
“There is a growing resentment throughout the state against Chief Minister because he has not done anything for the public in the last 12 years,” Leader of Opposition in Assembly Shaktisinh Gohil said here.
“In such a situation, he is pumping money into surveys to influence poll outcome by projecting a positive wave,” he added, referring to much-publicised opinion polls predicting huge majority for Modi in the coming Assembly elections.
Gohil compared Modi to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who, Gohil alleged, had spent lot of money to “create a publicity bubble about his pro-development image” (but lost power).
People would not be misled by these “publicity stunts” of Modi, the Congress leader added.