Chatra/Garhwa, Nov 28: BJP national president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah today accused the Congress of creating hurdles so that hearing on the Ram Mandir case in the Supreme court could not be taken up.
Addressing couple of election rallies in Chatra and Garhwa on the last day of campaigning for the first phase of elections in the state, he sought answers from the JMM, which is fighting together with the Congress, regarding the stand of the party when 'Hemant Babu' was fighting for a separate Jharkhand state.He claimed that as long as Congress remained in power Jharkhand was not carved out and only when BJP came to power and Atal Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister, the separate state of Jharkhand was carved out.
Mr Shah accused the JMM and Congress combine of indulging in scams worth crores of ruppees where not a single allegation of corruption has been levelled against Chief Minister Raghubar Das. He said that Chatra was hit by maoists menace and prior to BJP government people even could not take out marriage processsions in villages whereas now even at midnight people are participating in marriage functions and the maoists do not have courage to attack them.
The Union Home Minister said that BJP government has buried naxalism 20 feet below the ground. He offered his tributes to the martyrs of Latehar ambush and said that the blood of the martyrs will not go waste as naxals will be uprooted from the state for ever. (UNI)