ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
ON CHANDRABABU NAIDU:
He is a senior in back-stabbing his father-in-law (NTR, who Naidu took over the TDP from in the past) and he is a senior in losing elections, but I am not.
ON KARNATAKA CM KUMARASWAMY:
He is being used as a punching bag by Congress. He is threatened every day and he has publicly cried about his helplessnes.
ON PROVIDING FREE LPG CONNECTIONS:
Congress was able to provide only 12 crore gas connections in the last 60 years, but our government in the last four-and-a-half years was able to provide 13 crore connections under Ujjwala scheme.
ON OPPOSITION ALLIANCES:
There’s no place for adulteration in a healthy society as ours. The people are going to reject the ‘maha milawat’ taking shape among the opposition parties.
saying ‘Modi No Entry’ and ‘Modi Never Again’ along the way to Vijayawada from the Gannavaram airport. Naidu will also conduct a one-day ‘Deeksha’ (strike) in New Delhi on Monday to demand special category status for Andhra Pradesh.
For the ‘Deeksha’ protests, the state government has booked two special trains to ferry about 2,000 TDP workers for a little over ₹1 crore. People’s organization members and caste associations will also take the trains to the national capital to participate in the event.
Later addressing a rally in neighbouring Karnataka, Modi took on