Uttarakhand Polls 2017: Have asked CM Harish Rawat to put pressure on corrupt officials, says Rahul Gandhi

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Haridwar | Published: February 12, 2017 2:59:44 PM

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi hold a road show in Haridwar, with just three days to go for Uttarakhand state elections.

Rahul Gandhi holds a road show in Haridwar. (ANI)Rahul Gandhi holds a road show in Haridwar. (ANI)

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi hold a road show in Haridwar, with just three days to go for Uttarakhand state elections. While addressing the crowd during his road show, the Congress vice president stated that he had already asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to put pressure on the corrupt people and take actions against them.

Earlier in the day, while addressing a rally in Shrinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of having no vision for growth in the state, even while the state has so much potential in tourism as well as several other sectors.

He asked the people of the state to vote give BJP a chance to ensure progress in the statein the next five years. Giving an example of Chhattisgarh he also said that even after the Maoist problem, the state under BJP Governmnt is growing quiyte fast. Same way, Jharkhand even while being a backward place has begun to attract investors under BJP rule.

The prime minister also claimed that the Congress government in Uttarakhand did not have any vision vision to drive it on the path of progress and appealed to the people to vote in support of BJP this time.

He also said that he has grand plans to improve tourism potential and herbal wealth of the state to attract visitors from all over the world to Uttarakhand. The state willl go on polls on February 15. Results will be declared on March 11.

(With inputs from PTI)

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