HDK to save Gandhi, Gowda clans, says Amit Shah

HDK to save Gandhi, Gowda clans, says Amit Shah

iN FULL FORCE: BJP president Amit Shah addresses a BJP rally in SINDHANUR on Thursday. Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao, former chief minister Jagadish Shettar, MP Sanganna Karadi and others are seen. dh photo

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was the prime target of BJP president Amit Shah at a party meeting here on Thursday.

He ridiculed the chief minister, by calling him the clerk of the Congress party, who signs on the papers as instructed by Rahul Baba. Party workers from the three districts of Raichur, Ballari and Koppal took part in the rally.

Shah quoted Kumaraswamy, who had said that he had become the chief minister, not by the grace of the people, but courtesy Congress president Rahul Gandhi. But he became ‘Vishakanta’ to only save the first families of the Congress and the JD(S), the Gandhi clan and the Gowda clan, respectively, the BJP president said.

Shah said farm loans amounting to Rs 11,000 crore had been waived in the state, against the announcement for waiving loans totalling Rs 42,000 crore by the coalition partners after forming the
government.

A total of 40 lakh illegal migrants would be deported from the country if Narendra Modi was elected prime minister again, he said. Shah said Modi should occupy the top post again if the Ram temple is to be built in Ayodhya.

He said Karnataka had received central grants to the tune of Rs 2,22,506 crore after the BJP came to power, as against Rs 88,583 crore that came the state’s way under the 13th Finance Commission, when the UPA was in power at the Centre.

The country could not expect development if the Mahagathbandhan came to power, since there were many claimants to the prime minister’s post, like Mayawati, Deve Gowda and Rahul Gandhi, the BJP president said. He asked Gandhi to spell out who the leader was.

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