'Mahagathbandhan a club of royal dynasties': Narendra Modi slams proposed alliance while addressing Tamil Nadu BJP workers

New Delhi: Terming 'Mahagathbandhan' as a club of royal dynasties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the grand alliance has been formed by some leaders to serve their personal interest.

"People can see through their opportunism and will never accept such an incoherent coalition," Modi said.

 Mahagathbandhan a club of royal dynasties: Narendra Modi slams proposed alliance while addressing Tamil Nadu BJP workers

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"Several leaders are talking about a grand alliance. It is for their personal survival, and not based on the support of any ideology. It is for power, and not for the people," said the prime minister, while interacting with booth-level workers of Chennai Central, North Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli and Tiruvallur via video conferencing.

"No one has forgotten where the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) stood on the Jain Commission. That time Congress said that either it is the DMK or them, but today they want to be together. If not opportunism, what explains their alliance," said Modi, further strengthening the attack on Congress.

"Congress tries to spread lies among people. They spare no efforts to mislead the people about the progress our country is making," Modi added.

He also told the party workers that in order to be strong at the booth level, the workers should treat every person of the booth as their family member. The prime minister said: "Become a family member for them, share their joys and sorrows."

He also motivated the workers to gear up and work harder for the upcoming General Elections in 2019. He also added that the workers should follow the principle of "Mera Booth, Sabse Majboot" (My booth is the strongest)."

Emphasising the importance of technology, Modi asked the workers to at least be up to date with the latest technology trends so as to connect to the youngsters in a better way. "Booth workers are the life and soul of the party. They have taken the party to new heights brick by brick," he said.

Updated Date: Dec 23, 2018 16:14:27 IST