Under Modi, nation will move in right direction: Advani

Senior BJP Leader L K Advani on Thursday said that Lok Sabha polls are likely to be held in April-May 2014 and appealed people to say "goodbye" to the Congress by voting for the BJP.

PTI| Updated: Nov 14, 2013, 21:20 PM IST

Ashoknagar/ Seoni: Senior BJP Leader L K Advani on Thursday said that Lok Sabha polls are likely to be held in April-May 2014 and appealed people to say "goodbye" to the Congress by voting for the BJP.

"Lok Sabha polls are likely to be held in the coming April-May and people`s eyes are focused on the BJP as an option. I appeal to voters to show awareness and say goodbye to the Congress," Advani said, addressing a poll meeting at Mungavli in Ashoknagar district ahead of the November 25 Assembly Elections.

Describing the country`s situation as very critical, Advani said, "Though the country`s Prime Minister is Manmohan Singh, it is being run by UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi".

"The country is passing through a phase of indecisiveness and people are unable to believe that there is a government in the country," he said.

Advani said that to ensure the country`s economic progress and security, it is necessary for political change in the nation and the people themselves would bring about the change like they did during the Emergency.

Praising Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, he said that people oriented welfare policies implemented by the BJP government during the last ten years have made their lives better.

Referring to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Advani said that the good work done by his government has scaled new heights after which the BJP projected him as its Prime Ministerial candidate.

"The country will move in the right direction when Modi handles its reins," he said.

The BJP has fielded Deshraj Singh from Mugavali and Naresh Diwakar from Seoni.