Asserting that UP election is about ending 14-year exile of growth in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the government led by Akhilesh Yadav has sheltering and nursing crime.
“Is this poll about choosing a new government, or about electing a new CM? This election is about ending 14 years of exile of growth (vikas ka vanvas) in UP and replacing it with growth and prosperity,” PM said while addressing Parivartan Sankalp Rally, on the penultimate day of campaigning for the first phase of polls”When Akhilesh came, we felt he is young and educated and will try to do some good. ‘Par
“When Akhilesh came, we felt he is young and educated and will try to do some good. ‘Par nirash kar dia, paanch saalo ke andar UP ka vinash kar diya (But he has disappointed us, destroyed UP in five years.””They keep attacking
“They keep attacking me, and accuse that I have not kept promises. I tell you, I will give answer to the public in 2019, but Akhilesh government must answer to the people as it had ruled it for the last five years. If you do no answer in Uttar Pradesh, who will you make it Uttam Pradesh,” Modi said.The Prime Minister also accused the SP government of “sheltering crime” and nursing “goondas” and “sitting blindfold” over corruption in the state.
The Prime Minister also accused the SP government of “sheltering crime” and nursing “goondas” and “sitting blindfold” over corruption in the state.
“Today, women fear to venture out after dark in the state. Young girls are scared of going to schools.
“This evil has been sheltered by the ruling party leaders in the state. It is nursing the criminals. The law and order has failed as powerful people with protection of the ruling party are controlling police in their areas,” Modi alleged.
“There is corruption in jobs, poor farmers and middle-class people’s lands have been snatched away. There are 40,000 complaints registered under the Arms Act,” he said.
If BJP forms government in UP, Modi said, “I promise you we will form a special task force to ensure that lands looted from farmers and middle-class people would be restored.”
“We have also been asking for CAG audit of irregularities in GDA but the UP governance has not agreed. Once we form a government in UP, we will ensure that GDA and other development authorities are audited,” he said.