Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar: PM addresses Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan, attacks Congress' 'negative politics'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah presided over the conclusion of the BJP’s Gujarat Gaurav Yatra in Gandhinagar on Monday evening
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah presided over the conclusion of the BJP’s Gujarat Gaurav Yatra (march for honour) in Gandhinagar on Monday evening. Twitter @BJP4India
The prime minister addressed a rally organised by the state BJP chief on Sunday. He made a scathing attack on the Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family, alleging that "Gujarat has been an eyesore for them" and that they have always "disliked Gujarat and Gujaratis." Twitter @narendramodi
Modi also criticised what he called the Congress' "negative politics," challenging it to contest the Gujarat elections on the development plank. PTI
He also defended the demonetisation move by saying that the nation has been freed from black money. He said that 8 November will be remembered as anti-black money day. He also promised that all hurdles on GST will be resolved. Twitter @BJP4India
Along with Modi, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, former chief minister Anandiben Patel, Amit Shah and several other BJP leaders were present in the ‘Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan’. Assembly elections are due in Gujarat later this year. Twitter @BJP4Gujarat
The prime minister has made multiple visits to Gujarat ahead of the election. Last week, on a two-day visit, he inaugurated various projects in Rajkot, his hometown Vadnagar, Gandhinagar and Bharuch. Twitter/@BJP4Gujarat