BJP blames Congress for lack of progress, reiterates Modi’s promises ahead of Independence Day [Photos]

BJP President Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, speaking at Lucknow and Jharkhand respectively as part of government's Yaad Karo Kurbani initiative, slammed Congress for lack of progress since independence.

FP Staff August 14, 2016 18:12:27 IST
Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to statue of freedom fighter Birsa Munda at Ulihatu village near Khunti district of Jharkhand. Taking a dig at the Congress, Singh had said that those who led the country since independence were not able to take the nation forward. PTI
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to statue of freedom fighter Birsa Munda at Ulihatu village near Khunti district of Jharkhand. Taking a dig at the Congress, Singh had said that those who led the country since independence were not able to take the nation forward. PTI
Rajnath Singh addresses a gathering after laying foundation stone for Developmental Projects at birth place of legendary freedom fighter Bhagwan Birsa Munda. Singh's Jharkhand visit was a part of the government's <em>Yaad Karo Kurbani</em> initiative, which aims to felicitate martyrs and freedom fighter. PTI
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Rajnath Singh addresses a gathering after laying foundation stone for Developmental Projects at birth place of legendary freedom fighter Bhagwan Birsa Munda. Singh's Jharkhand visit was a part of the government's <em>Yaad Karo Kurbani</em> initiative, which aims to felicitate martyrs and freedom fighter. PTI
Rajnath Singh  felicitates family members of Bhagwan Birsa Munda in the presence of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das. PTI
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Rajnath Singh  felicitates family members of Bhagwan Birsa Munda in the presence of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das. PTI
BJP President Amit Shah (centre) pays floral tribute to the great revolutionaries of Kakori in Lucknow. Lashing out at Congress, Shah had claimed that the country has not witnessed any progress since Independence as only "one family" held the reins for 60 years. PTI
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BJP President Amit Shah (centre) pays floral tribute to the great revolutionaries of Kakori in Lucknow. Lashing out at Congress, Shah had claimed that the country has not witnessed any progress since Independence as only "one family" held the reins for 60 years. PTI
BJP President Amit Shah and BJP state president KP Maurya during a function of Tiranga Yatra at Shaheed Smarak Kakori in Lucknow on Saturday. PTI
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BJP President Amit Shah and BJP state president KP Maurya during a function of Tiranga Yatra at Shaheed Smarak Kakori in Lucknow on Saturday. PTI