Congress will get fewer seats than its prince ages: PM


'Will get less seats than a prince's age': PM Modi taunts Congress

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Barrackpore/Hooghly (West Bengal):

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the Trinamool Congress's “vote bank” politics and alleged that party goons were threatening the troubled women of Sandishakhli, where allegations of sexual harassment against TMC leaders have surfaced. , to save criminals.

Without naming 53-year-old Rahul Gandhi, he also claimed that the Congress would get fewer seats across the country than its 'princely' Lok Sabha poll age.

Addressing an election rally in Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district, PM Modi alleged that under TMC rule, Hindus have become second-class citizens in the state and asserted that “until Modi, no one can repeal the CAA.”

“We all have seen what TMC has done to the sisters and mothers of Sandishakhli. TMC goons are now threatening the women of Sandishakhli because the main culprit is Shajahan Shaikh. TMC of Sandishakhli. It is doing everything to save the criminals.” “They said.

His comments came in the backdrop of several alleged videos surfacing on social media, in which it is claimed that a local BJP leader made several women from Sandishakhli sign blank papers which were later Complaints of sexual harassment against TMC leaders were filed.

However, the Prime Minister did not directly refer to these videos.

PTI could not independently verify the authenticity of the videos, which has kept the state in political turmoil for the past few days.

Claiming that under TMC rule, Bengal has turned into a center of corruption and a “cottage industry of bomb-making”, PM Modi said the state's governance had surrendered to vote bank politics. are

He said, “TMC has surrendered to vote bank politics in Bengal, where you cannot take the name of Shri Ram or celebrate Ram Nomi. Hindus in Bengal under TMC rule.” have been made second-class citizens.”

Later at another rally in Hooghly, “This time the Congress will get fewer seats than its prince (Rahul Gandhi) is alive.” The Congress leader is in his early fifties.

Last week, the prime minister had said that in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Congress numbers would be at an “all-time low”.

“Even the TMC can't form a government; it can't even do anything in the opposition. Even the Congress and the Left can't form a government. Only the BJP-led NDA can give you a stable and strong government.” can.” said.

Criticizing the Indian bloc's “politics of happiness”, PM Modi claimed that the Congress and its constituents were making unsolicited statements as they sensed defeat.

“After the construction of the Ram temple, they have lost their sleep. These people have also boycotted the Ram temple. Our forefathers who fought for 500 years to get the Ram temple, their souls are watching your deeds. TMC and Congress people, at least, do not insult the penance and sacrifice of Lord Ram, it is not the culture of Bengal.

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