Proud to Take In­spi­ra­tion From The Don­key That Serves Its Mas­ter Day In And Day Out

PM DOES AN AN­DREW JACK­SON: High­lights qual­i­ties of beast of bur­den to counter Akhilesh’s barb

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

Luc­know: PrimeMin­is­ter Naren­dra Modi took on UP CM Akhilesh Yadav for his “Gu­jarat ke gadhe” com­ment by say­ing that he was proud to work hard to en­sure the wel­fare of the peo­ple of the coun­try. Ad­dress­ing a rally in Bahraich onThurs­day,thePM­said­he­was proud to take in­spi­ra­tion from the­do­n­keythat­servesits­mas­ter day in and day out with­out prej­u­dice and car­ing for it­self. “The peo­ple of the coun­try are the bosses. I work tire­lessly for them and will con­tinue to do so,” the PM said, adding that for the don­key, it didn’t mat­ter if it was car­ry­ing a sack of sugar

AT A RALLY IN BAHRAICH or­lime­onits­back­butjust­com­mit­ted where Dayanand Saraswati, to do­ing its duty. Ma­hatma Gandhi and Sar­dar Pa­tel

Ad­dress­ing an elec­tion rally in Rae were born… where Lord Kr­ishna Bareli re­cently, Akhilesh Yadav had chose to set­tle. This is our coun­try, said t hat thes­pian Amitabh this much hate doesn’t suit you. I am Bachchan should stop en­dors­ing sur­prised that no min­is­ter of state ‘don­keys of Gu­jarat’. Gu­jarat gov­ern­ment has given his re­port Tourism TV ad­ver­tise­ments fea­ture card. And yet, with­out any shame the megas­tar. He re­peated the taunt they come on TV and say ‘kaam bolta on Wed­nes­day at a pub­lic meet­ing in hai’,” Modi added. Bahraich. “There are lions and chee­tahs in Bahraich but I don’t want to talk about don­keys,” Akhilesh had said. Akhilesh Yadav’s state­ment came a day af­ter the PM stirred a con­tro­versy by draw­ing a par­al­lel be­tween Hindu and Mus­lim fes­ti­vals.

Modi­s­aidYa­dav’scom­mentof belit­tling the an­i­mal re­flected his casteist men­tal­ity and that was not sur­pris­ing as the “SP gov­ern­ment lets its en­tire ma­chin­ery go about look­ing for buf­faloes when they go miss­ing,” in ap­par­ent ref­er­ence to SP min­is­ter Azam Khan’s buf­faloes which had gone miss­ing in Ram­pur un­til the UP po­lice tracked them down. The PM’s rally came on a day when BJP won eight out of 10 municipal cor­po­ra­tions in Ma­ha­rash­tra and peo­ple of Ut­tar Pradesh voted in the fourth phase of elec­tions. Re­fer­ring to the Ma­ha­rash­tra ver­dict, he said, “Congress is to be seen nowhere, and in UP, too, the Congress will fail and also en­sure its al­liance part­ner SP’s de­feat too.” “Akhilesh has shown so much ha­tred for Gu­jarat SP govt lets its en­tire ma­chin­ery go about look­ing for buf­faloes when they go miss­ing... Akhilesh (Yadav) has shown so much ha­tred for Gu­jarat...

The prime min­is­ter re­it­er­ated that there was a BJP wave in the state. He ad­dressed two elec­tion ral­lies in Bahraich and Basti on Thurs­day. Both places go to polls on Fe­bru­ary 27 and have been strongholds of the SP and BSP for many years. Modi ac­cused the SP gov­ern­ment of con­vert­ing Bahraich into a den of cor­rup­tion. He said once his gov­ern­ment as­sumes power in UP it will clear the dues of farm­ers.

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