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Congress worked overtime to send me behind bars: Modi


Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Barmer(Raj): Firing a fresh salvo at the Congress, Narendra Modi today accused it of “working overtime” through CBI and “agents” to send him to jail, saying it failed to implicate him in the last 10 years as he came out “clean”.

“CBI worked round the clock to implicate and send me behind bars. Madam Sonia’s government and agents worked overtime to ruin me but what happened? I came out clean,” Modi said, addressing an election rally in support of Sonaram Chaudhary, BJP candidate from the keenly watched constituency of Barmer.

Barmer constituency in Rajasthan has generated a lot of interest as expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh is contesting from here as an Independent. Sonaram was a former Congress MLA before he joined the BJP.

“They (Congress) have only one agenda — stop Modi. Why are they restless and upset and why are they conspiring because they know that if Modi comes (to power), where will be their place after May 16,” the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate taunted.

Exuding confidence that the BJP would win all the 25 constituencies in Rajasthan, Modi said Congress would not be able to touch double figure in any of the states and would not be able to win even a single seat in some states including Rajasthan.

“Congress has never seen such bad days before. They are afraid, have left the battle and accepted defeat,” he said.

Taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi for mentioning ‘Dhoom’ movie for attacking BJP in his speech during a rally, Modi said, the Congress vice president remembered the Abhishek Bachchan-John Abraham starrer “because of a motorcycle ride he had with a history-sheeter after Gopalgarh firing incident in 2009.”

“Shehzade remembered Dhoom film because of a ride on a stolen motorcycle with a history sheeter in Rajasthan’s Gopalgarh. He kept then chief minister Ashok Gehlot in the dark and reached Gopalgarh where he rode pillion on a motorcycle, which was a stolen bike, with a historysheeter.”

“In Dhoom-3 (starring Abhishek and Aamir Khan), father and son do all the things and in the country, mother and son (Sonia and Rahul) play games. The country has seen their two Dhooms but Dhoom-3 sequel (of mother and son) is not going to happen now,” Modi said.

In his speech, Modi also raised the issue of refugees, accusing the government of giving undue favour to immigrants from Bangladesh while denying any facility to displaced persons from Pakistan.

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