Sounding poll bugle, PM slams Congress for vote bank politics
Rajasthan

Sounding poll bugle, PM slams Congress for vote bank politics

Ajmer (Rajasthan), Oct 6: Making a strong pitch for the ensuing Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lashed out at the Congress for indulging in "vote bank politics".

In his address marking the mega end to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's Gaurav Yatra, Modi said the Congress has always played the politics of divide and rule, in the name of appeasing one section of the people or other. The Prime Minister said the politics of divide and rule and vote bank strategies also leaves adverse impact on the governance.

"Do the people of Rajasthan want to go back to the politics of appeasement? Do you all want a system where the power brokers dictate terms to the government of the day that the contract should go to his or her relative?," the Prime Minister said.

Referring to Chief Minister Raje's statement at the rally earlier that senior Congress leaders, including Ashok Gehlot never attended Assembly proceedings seriously, Modi said "It is not surprising that Rajasthan Congress leaders never worked hard for the people. (UNI)