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Uttarakhand polls: ‘Behave, I have dossiers on you,’ Modi warns Congress

Noting that next five years are as vital for Uttarakhand as they are in the growth of any 16-year -old, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked people to vote out the government which had “tainted the name of Devbhoomi” and replace it with one that could translate Atal Bihar Vajpayee’s vision for the state.

assembly elections Updated: Feb 10, 2017 23:53 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd at an election rally in Haridwar on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd at an election rally in Haridwar on Friday. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the Congress leaders to “mind their language” as he has everyone’s dossier, which he can disclose, while dubbing the Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand as “most corrupt”.

“I want to tell the Congress leaders to mind their language or else I have a dossier on each one of them,” he said at a public rally in Haridwar and added that legal action would be taken against all those running the “corrupt” Congress regime.

“This corrupt (Congress) regime has so badly sullied the name of the land of gods (Uttarakhand) that its sanctity needs to be restored,” Modi said at a public meeting here as he launched the last phase of the BJP’s campaign for the February 15 polls.

Modi appealed to the people to vote the BJP to power and assured them that he would push for the development of the state where growth has been impeded by the corrupt Congress regime. He also assured the people that legal action would be taken against all those presiding over the corrupt government if the BJP was voted to power.

“The entire country watched the corrupt face of this (Congress) government on television screens, but the person who heads such a tainted regime is the least bothered,” Modi said.

He was referring to a sting CD in which chief minister Harish Rawat was purportedly seen offering bribes to his dissident Congress legislators to save his government last year.

“That the person is least bothered about what he has done also reflects from his mannerism. From the way he walks and talks, it seems as if he is digesting what he has eaten (in terms of corruption),” Modi said in a jibe at Rawat who is also the Congress face for the poll.

At another election rally in Bijnor, Modi lashed out at the SP-Congress alliance, dubbing it as a tie-up between two families and called upon people to reject it if they wanted to save UP.

“One family looted the country for 70 years and another did it during their rule in UP. Think, what will happen if they come together?”

Continuing his attack, he said: “I had trust in Akhilesh that he would become a politician one day. But he made an alliance with a leader from whom senior Congress leaders keep a distance.”