Modi calls Kumaraswamy remote-controlled CM

Modi calls Kumaraswamy remote-controlled CM

State bjp leaders felicitates to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public rally for the upcoming loksabha elections at NV Ground in kalaburagi on wednesday. seen - Umesh Jadhav, Former Chief Ministers B S Yeddyurappa, D V Sadananda Gowda, Doddappagouda Pa

Launching a scathing attack on the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called H D Kumaraswamy a “remote controlled-CM”. Those who are fostering corrupt and dynasty politics are trying to instal a ‘safe’ government at the Centre on the lines of the one in Karnataka. 

Addressing a party workers’ rally here, he took a swipe at the state government that it was bothered only about keeping its flock of MLAs together. They are distributing money looted in the state to them, the prime minister said.

Terming the state government as dhoka government, the prime minister asked the chief minister as to why he could not waive the farmers’ loans after coming to power as promised.

“While the union government is remitting Rs 6,000 a year directly to the accounts of farmers who have five acres of land, the state government is not distributing what we have given to the peasants. Why has the state government failed in this regard?” he said.

Modi cautioned the people to be wary of maladministration and a government that was corrupt and anti-women.

“Do you want a remote-controlled government when there is a government which is ready to provide all facilities? The people should throw out the government which is backstabbing the farmers,” he said.

After the NDA government came to power at the Centre, the “shops of thieves” have closed. About 51 lakh farmers of the state will get benefit from the Kisan Samman Scheme, which provides Rs 2,000 assistance to small and very small peasants.

Scared that beneficiary farmers would support Modi, if they get the Rs-2,000 assistance, the state government has not given the list of beneficiaries so far, Modi said. As there is no provision to loot the money, the state government is stalling the schemes of the union government, but the people will demolish this wall, he warned.

The Vajpayee government encouraged production of ethanol to get a good price to sugarcane growers. The UPA government neglected it. The present NDA government is encouraging production of ethanol and its use, he said. 

There was an expectation that the prime minister would take the name of Congress Leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge during his speech. But that was not to be. 

Umesh Jadhav joins BJP

Chincholi Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav who resigned from the Assembly membership on Monday officially joined the BJP at the rally in the presence of state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa and other leaders before Modi arrived.

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