Land Deal Hooda's Parting Gift to Daamad, Says Modi

The prime minister hoped that hoped the Election Commission will take action over the controversial Vadra land deal.

Published: 07th October 2014 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2014 08:41 AM   |  A+A-


CHANDIGARH : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Congress Government in Haryana of finalising land deals of Gandhi family ‘daamad’ (Sonia’s son-in-law Robert Vadra) and hoped the Election Commission will take action. He also flayed the Indian National Lok Dal and called its leadership ‘khoonkhar’ and as he said the BJP would not not accept support from ‘Tiharwalas’.

Addressing a poll rally at Hisar, Modi said, “Eventhough Model Code of Conduct is in place they have finalised the land deals of daamad. They agreed to this because Hoodaji has accepted defeat and they know they won’t be able to give anything after results are out.”

“The Hooda Government knew that after the elections, the daamad will not get any clearances for illegal deals. So, in between the election process, they have dared to take such a decision. I think he had pressure from the top to act,” he added.

“I hope the Election Commission will look into this and take serious action. We want to make Haryana free from this ‘parivaar-vaad’ (dynastic politics). In the last 25 years, have you seen a government in Haryana which worked for the welfare of people? In Haryana, the government works only for the Chief Minister and his family. All political leaders have been running their shops in Haryana for themselves and their families,” he said Modi.

Taking a dig at the Congress, he said, “We all watch Amitabh Bachchan play the game of Kaun Banega Crorepati on the television. But Haryana’s leaders are playing the game Kaun Banega Arabpati.” He urged the voters to bring the BJP to power with a clear majority so that the state could be rid of dynastic politics, nepotism and corruption. “Corruption, land scams and loot. This is what has happened in Haryana. Now the state needs a government with a clear majority,” he said.

“I have full confidence that the BJP will win the Assembly elections with a majority vote. I am here not to campaign for elections, but to express my extreme thanks for your support,” he added.

Trying to woo ex-servicemen, Modi said, “One Rank One Pension-- Our Army wanted this scheme, but the UPA Government did nothing about this. Our government implemented it the moment we came to power.

He also invoked the Congress party’s biggest icons, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, as he campaigned in Haryana. “Nehru was the first PM, Chacha Nehru for children, and I request that on his birth anniversary on Nov 14, children of all schools be given lessons in cleanliness and hygiene. The cleanliness campaign should be launched between November 14 -19 the birth anniversary of former PM Indira Gandhi. Every school, every anganwadi should participate in this cleanliness campaign in those five days. We are not in the politics of untouchability. There’s hi-fi and wi-fi, but we also need safai. Let us take an oath to remove all garbage from here before we depart from here,” he said.

At the Kurukshetra rally too, Modi repeated the ‘khoonkhar’, ‘Tiharwala’ dialogues. “Some people are dreaming of taking part in elections from the jail, and at the same time also planning to spend the rest of their lives in prison. They are dreaming of taking oath from jail. I do not support criminals and thugs. I don’t need support from jail,” he said.

Modi said he (Hooda) was dreaming of becoming the CM while in jail and did not even trust his own sons. Instead of handing over the baton to his sons, he wants to wrest power even while being in jail.

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