Ara: BJP leader LK Advani, whose
Yatra entered the second day on Wednesday, urged people to
pledge not to `tolerate` a government embroiled in corruption
and bring in a change in the system.
Problems like corruption, price rise and blackmoney had
grown because of the shortcomings of the UPA government at the
centre, Advani, told a public rally here.
"The people should know that the UPA government has
failed to weed out corruption and resolve the problems facing
the people because of price rise ... It has also utterly
failed to bring back blackmoney stashed abroad," he said.
"The UPA government has behaved in such a manner that
people have lost confidence and faith in it and it has become
a matter of concern for them ... We claim that we will
progress more than China, but it is not possible in the given
"If a clean and right government is in place, nobody
can stop India from emerging as one among the powerful
nations," Advani said.
The yatra was not for changing the government but to
build confidence and develop the power to take a vow among the
people which had eroded because of corruption, price rise and
It had three purposes - to stamp out corruption, rein
in prices and bring back the black money stashed abroad,
Advani said adding the unprecedented welcome and response of
the people in Bihar had overwhelmed him.