Narendra Modi has given land equal to Vadodara to Adani: Rahul Gandhi

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Apr 13 2014, 03:34am hrs
In a strong attack on Adani group perceived to be close to Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi said tonight that he had been given land equal to the size of Vadodara at throwaway prices and also the Gujarat coastline of the size of Mumbai coastline.

Without explicitly mentioning the group by name, the Congress vice president alluded to it when he said, "land equal to Vadodara was given to him. Do you know for how much For Rs 300 crore. Coastline equal to Mumbai was also given to


He was asked specifically during the interview on Aajtak whether he was referring to the Adani group to which he said he would not like to name anybody.

Vadodara has an area of 149 square kilometers and the Mumbai coastline is 167 km long.

"When Gujarat grew, it was because of the small industries, because of movements like Amul and that is its strength. Now you see the Gujarat model, the turnover of one

industrialist has grown from Rs 3,000 crore to Rs 40,000 crore," the Congress Vice President said.

He went on to add that Modi's economic model is that the "entire money of the state should be given to two-three persons. This mindset is also dangerous for the country. I keep fighting against such mindset."