PM Narendra Modi in Karnataka Live Updates: Trying tooth and nails to win Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, PM Narendra Modi will on Sunday address rallies at four different constituencies - Chitradurga, Raichur, Jamakhandi and Hubli.
Karnataka election 2018: Trying tooth and nails to win Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, PM Narendra Modi will on Sunday address rallies at four different constituencies – Chitradurga, Raichur, Jamakhandi and Hubli. The prime minister, who addressed four rallies on Saturday, will continue his campaign trail along with a number of top BJP leaders from the state. Apart from Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah is also scheduled to hold public meetings and road shows at different places. On Saturday, Modi unleashed scathing attack on the Congress and said that the party whose flag once fluttered “from Panchayat to Parliament” will become “Punjab, Puducherry, Parivar” Congress after its impending defeat in Karnataka. He also accused JDS and Congress of having tacit pact in the elections.
Watch Live from Karnataka: PM Modi addresses public rally in Chitradurga
Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi rally in Karnataka’s Chitradurga, Raichur, Jamakhandi, Hubli:
2.57 pm: “What has the Congress done in Karnataka for water conservation? What efforts have they made towards desilting? Congress is patronising the mining mafia in the state and we need to free Karnataka from this mafia,” says PM Narendra Modi
2.53 pm : “The Central Government has done a lot of work on solar energy. We want to harness the potential of solar energy in Karnataka as well, ” says PM Narendra Modi
2.51 pm: “The Congress Party had an eco-system of looting which our Government has come down heavily on. The JAM Trinity has stopped leakages. No wonder Congress is angry on me and are abusing me,” says PM Narendra Modi
2.48 pm: “There are many people who are sitting in AC rooms and saying there will be a hung assembly. I want to tell them- come here to Raichur and see the mood on the ground,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.51 am: “Give a farewell to the Congress, which is not concerned about your welfare,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.50 am: “Among the many things the Karnataka CM keeps with him is character certificates. Whenever a Minister faces charges, the CM is ready with a character certificate. He loves defending the wrong kind of people, ” says PM Narendra Modi
11.49 am: “Congress does not care about Dil (people’s hearts and feelings) or Dalits. They only care about deals,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.48 am: “When I heard about Congress corruption in providing beds for hostels, I was intrigued. I asked why are Congress leaders so concerned with beds. Then someone told me – Congress leaders need these beds because they hide so much money beneath these beds, as one Minister has done,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.46 am: “Congress leaders Karnataka are looting the state, including from providing proper facilities in hostels. The longer they stay, the longer they will loot,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.45 am: “The BJP will focus on housing for the tribal communities of these areas,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.43 am: “From 1992 to 2014, 57 camps were held for Divyang sisters and brothers. After 2014, the number stands at over 5,000 camps. Ours is a compassionate government, devoted to serving society with great diligence, says “PM Narendra Modi
11.35 am: “Congress is obviously uncomfortable today because the highest offices of the land are occupied by people from poor and humble backgrounds. That is why now Congress prefers to mislead in the name of the Dalit community,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.34 am: “It is our Government that has strengthened the SC/ST Act. We will always work for justice for the SC and ST communities,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.33 am: “Congress is obviously uncomfortable. Today the highest offices of the land are occupied by people from poor and humble backgrounds. That is why now Congress prefers to mislead in the name of the Dalit community,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.32 am: “When we had the numbers to play a key role in the election of a President, we did not play party politics. We preferred that Dr. Kalam become the President of India. This time, we had the numbers but we preferred that a person from the Dalit community become the President,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.31 am: “Go to any part of India- wherever you go, things are named after one family. What did this one family do for Dr. Ambedkar? They have no time for him,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.30 am: “Congress humiliated Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Never did they accept Dr. Ambedkar, ” says PM Narendra Modi
11.28 am: “Nijalingappa Ji committed one big ‘crime’ – he questioned some of the policies from the time of Pandit Nehru,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.27 am: “How can we forget the proud son of this land, Nijalingappa Ji? Why did one family insult him? Because one family cannot tolerate independent leaders emerging in the Party,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.25 am: “It is in the nature of Congress to insult very senior leaders,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.24 am: “Congress has insulted the people of Chitradurga,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.22 am: “Sadly, Congress forgets these brave women and men of history. Just because of vote bank politics. Look at the Congress- leaders whom they should remember and celebrate, they do not. But, they are at the forefront of celebrating Jayantis of Sultans,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.21 am: “Here in Chitradurga, we know about the bravery of great women who resisted the reign of the Sultans. We remember the valour of Onake Obavva,” says PM Narendra Modi
11.13 am: Modi says that the land of Chitradurga is synonymous with the Mantra of – Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan and Jai Vigyaan. This land is prone to drought but the farmers here have been innovating and turning adversities into opportunities, he adds.
11.10 am: PM Narendra Modi starts his address in Chitradurga, he has arrived at the venue earlier then the scheduled time.
11.00 am: PM Narendra Modi will hold his first rally in Karnataka’s Chitradurga.