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Jhansi BJP rally: As it happened

Days after addressing a huge rally in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district, the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi arrived in the Bundelkhand region to reach out to the people here on Friday.



Zee Media Bureau/Ritesh K Srivastava

4.50 pm: Won`t allow anyone to loot India`s treasure: Modi

BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi stressed that if his party is voted to power, he will protect the nation`s wealth from being plundered. "Don`t make me PM, make me chowkidaar. I will protect you. I`ll be a chowkidaar, who`ll protect national exchequer. Hum taqdeer bhi badlenge, tasveer bhi badlenge, " Modi said.

4.35 pm: Congress politicising Muzaffarnagar riots: Modi

"As elections are approaching aren`t you rubbing salt into wounds of those affected by riots in Muzaffarnagar," asks Modi.

"This shahzada (prince) said that when my grandmother died I felt very angry. I understand it, but were you angry when thousands of Sikhs were killed," Modi said.

4. 30 pm: Modi targets Rahul Gandhi on ISI remarks

BJP`s PM candidate made a scathing attack on Congress vice president saying, "Name the victims who said ISI contacted them, if you don`t have the names then apologise for trying to defame them." "How are intelligence officers sharing information with him (Rahul)," Modi asks.

4.25 pm: We will change the fate of Bundelkhand in 60 months: Modi

"Congress`s arrogance, SP`s dynastic politics & BSP`s personality cult can`t fulfil your aspiration. We will change the fate of Bundelkhand and the country if we are given 60 months of power," says Modi.

4.20 pm: It`s time to send Congress, SP packing: Modi

Coming down hard on the Central and the Samajwadi Party government in UP, the BJP leader said, "It time to send Congress and the SP government in UP packing."

4.15 pm: UP govt, Centre has ignored Bundelkhand: Modi

BJP`s PM candidate said, "Why there is no water for Bundelkhand farmers?" UP government and Centre have ignored Bundelkhand, Modi says, adding, "Bundelkhand is the region which gave India the Rani of Jhansi and hockey wizard Dhyanchand."

4.10 pm: I have come to wipe your tears: Modi

I have come to Bundelkhand with a determination to wipe away tears of poor people, says Narendra Modi.

4.10 pm: Rajnath Singh targets Rahul Gandhi

BJP chief Rajnath Singh says, in Uttar Pradesh SP, BSP and Congress scratch each other`s backs. Request Narendra Modiji to take special care of Bundelkhand after he becomes PM, says BJP president.
Days after addressing a huge rally in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district, the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi arrived in the Bundelkhand region to reach out to the people here on Friday.

The BJP`s PM addressed the rally at Government Inter College ground, which has a capacity to hold around one lakh people, however, party expected a turnout of over two lakh people to hear the Gujarat Chief Minister.

In an order to bring more crowd in Jhansi, the party reportedly ferried people from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, where assembly elections will held on November 25.

The low population density in Jhansi is said to be the main reason behind BJP`s move to ferry audience from neighbouring MP and UP.

The BJP has only three MLAs from Bundelkhand region- Uma Bharti from Charkhari, Ravi Sharma from Jhansi and Sahdvi Niranjan Jyoti from Hamirpur.

The party has worked overtime to accord a warm and stupendous welcome to Modi, who is scheduled to address a rally at Government Inter College ground here.
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