What Narendra Modi said in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh rally

Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed an election rally in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh.

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Nov 16, 2013, 08:18 AM IST

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  • Modi appeals to people of Chhattisgarh to come out in large numbers and vote for the BJP.
  • Mahatma Gandhi said after Independence Congress should be dismantled, but his last dream still remains unfulfilled - Modi
  • Modi asks the crowd – Is Isn`t Congress speaking like Hitler, isn`t this attitude against democracy
  • Few days ago Lata Mangeshkar said if Modi becomes PM then she will be happy. Congress felt bad about it, said her Bharat Ratna must be taken back - Modi
  • For corruption free India we need a Congress free India – Modi
  • Modi says Congress doesn’t care about the poor or the nation country, they are only concerned about the chair
  • It is they who made the system. It is they who distorted it and misused it for their personal gains. When they know that it is the time to go, they are talking about systems - Modi
  • Attacking the Gandhi family, Modi says ‘Shahzade’, your father (Rajiv Gandhi), your grandmother(Indira Gandhi), your grandfather (Jawahar Lal Nehru) put these systems & they only spoiled them for their own interests
  • Who put these systems in place for last 60 years? Who made them? And who spoiled them – Modi
  • Modi asks the people gathered at the rally - Please tell me who ruled the nation for 60 years
  • Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi says ‘Shahzada’ says I want to change the system.
  • Our Finance Minister went abroad, he said India is poor for 5 lakh years. I said it is benevolence of media no one questioned him, says Modi amid thunderous applause from the crowd
  • Is it a crime to be poor? Is it a crime to have poor parents? Is it a crime to sell tea to fill stomach? What kind of mentality is this? – Modi
  • A tea-seller is a better person that those who sell the country. Can country-sellers be rulers, Modi asks the gahering
  • A tea seller may or may not be PM people decide but should those who sell the nation be PM - Modi
  • Chhattisgarh was a sick state, Raman Singh’s government worked hard for development of farmers - Modi
  • Madam(Sonia Gandhi), please come here after doing your homework. If you do not have information, please sit with Raman Singhji and then come. Please do not give such statements, it is the question of country`s pride and prestige - Modi
  • Madam Soniaji, it is your party which repealed an anti-terror law given by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. It is you who have failed to check terrorism and Naxalism and then you come here and blame Raman Singh for this.... Wow, what a scene! You do sins and mistakes and blame us for them - Modi
  • Congress friends, you are surviving due to benevolence of media towards you - Modi
  • The wind is blowing in Raman Singh and BJP’s favour, Congress cannot save itself - Modi
  • While addressing a huge crowd Modi says BJP will not let your efforts go in vain.
  • I have never seen such a big gathering in such scoching heat – Modi to supporters

    Either find Modi or find gold, that is the only work of the Congress these days - Modi

  • Modi takes on Congress government at the Centre and says that it is sitting in front of TV sets a and keeps messaging to watch where Modi is find out what Modi is doing
  • Narendra Modi addresses public meeting in Raigarh

    The BJP poster boy will address three more rallies at Kilba, Bilha and High School Maidan.

    Over 67 percent polling was on Monday witnessed in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections in eight Maoist-hit districts, which witnessed sporadic incidents of violence that left a CRPF jawan dead.

    The remaining 72 segments will go into polls on November 19. As many as 985 candidates are in the fray for 90 seats.