PM Modi rally in Sirsa, Rewari updates: After days and months of hard works by all political parties, the campaignings finally ended in Haryana on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed in some of the rallies. Delivering his speech in Rewari, earlier in the day, the PM said he doesn’t live for the chair but for the country. Addressing rally in Rewari, the PM said the people of the country had faith in him and that’s why they chose him. He added he was elected for the service of the people and not to have fun.
Slamming the Congress, PM Modi said when the party was in power, nearly 4 lakh Kashmiri Pandits were thrown out of their homes, their houses burnt, people were killed, the government in Delhi at the time decided to look at the other way.
The PM while speaking of the defence forces added that after coming to power his government started mission to strengthen armed forces. Speaking about rafale, he added that advanced submarines to advanced fighter aircraft like Rafale are currently part of armed forces. The previous government was planning to shut Tejas aircraft in a box, but the same is ready to serve Air Force and Navy, he added.
Addressing a gathering in Sirsa earlier in the day, Modi attacked the party on Article 370 issue, saying it was a temporary provision, but for 70 years the Congress did nothing about it. “I ended this temporary provision. When you made me permanent for five years, why would I allow this temporary thing,” he asked. The PM also said that four lakh Kashmiri Pandits were forced to leave their homes in the valley. He also attacked the Congress on the Kartarpur Corridor issue, saying for 70 years the devotees had to seek ‘darshan’ of the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara using binoculars. He said the inability to bring Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in the Indian territory during Partition was a mistake.
Meanwhile, the campaigning for Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra will end on Saturday evening at 5 PM. Polling in both states will take place simultaneously in a single phase on October 21. The counting will take place on October 24.