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BJP nominee seeks votes to fight graft

punjab Updated: Mar 30, 2014 01:19 IST
HT Correspondent

BJP candidate from Kurukshetra Raj Kumar Saini has called upon people to vote for the party in the Lok Sabha elections if they wanted to get rid of evils like corruption and unemployment, which were plaguing the nation at the moment.

Addressing a press conference here on Friday night, he said if the BJP was voted to power, it would help the youth set up cottage industries on the China pattern. He said the China model was best suited for a country, which was combating the gigantic problem of unemployment.

Saini said his party was also committed to bring down inflation, which had crushed the common man. He claimed that a strong Modi wave was sweeping the country, which was reflected in opinion polls, social media and the crowd gathering in the party rallies across the nation.

He asked people to reject "tainted" candidates like Naveen Jindal whose "involvement" in the coal scam was being discussed everywhere. To a question, Saini said if the BJP came to power, it would build an ultra-modern railway junction at
Kurukshetra and also improve the railway services at Kaithal.

He said educational institutions would be set up at Kaithal and steps would be taken to prosecute corrupt employees. On the occasion, three leaders of the area Balkar Golan, Ujjwal Singh and Suresh Garg announced to join at the BJP. Saini welcomed them in the party.

PARTY ISSUE

An interesting situation arose during the press conference when mediapersons asked BJP candidate Raj Kumar Saini that which party Balkar Golan had quit to join the BJP. Caught unawares, Saini did not know the earlier political allegiance of Golan.

None of the BJP leaders could answer the media query. When Saini asked Golan which party had he quit, Golan said he was an independent of sorts and was thinking of contesting as independent (before joining the BJP).