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Union Minister Giriraj Singh hits out at Oppn leaders says, ‘INDIA alliance has no presence’

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 28th 2024 11:05 AM
Union Minister Giriraj Singh hits out at Oppn leaders says, ‘INDIA alliance has no presence’

Union Minister Giriraj Singh hits out at Oppn leaders says, ‘INDIA alliance has no presence’

Giriraj Singh hits out at opposition leaders : Union Minister Giriraj Singh took a hit at the opposition leaders on Thursday and said that the leaders of the INDIA bloc had only united to "abuse" Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"INDIA alliance has no presence. Jise kehte hai, iska koi wajood nahi hai. They have come together only to abuse Modi Ji," Giriraj Singh said. 

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Reacting to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's arrest, Giriraj Singh says, "Jaise karein hain, waisa paayenge. (Will get as they have done.)"

Taking a dig at the the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said INDIA bloc's ideology is one of "corruption, misgovernance, and anti-nationalism."

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He said, "While Modi is busy working to improve the lives of poor and middle-class people, there is an INDIA alliance, which has united in Delhi with a manifesto to abuse Modi day and night."

During a gathering at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Prime Minister Modi criticised the INDIA alliance, suggesting their ideology revolves around misgovernance and corruption, contrasting it with his own focus on the nation's welfare.

Meanwhile, within the INDIA bloc, tensions rose as Shiv Sena (UBT) revealed its initial list of candidates in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Balasaheb Thorat, a senior Congress figure and member of the MVA negotiation committee, expressed disapproval of Shiv Sena's decision to announce candidates for Mumbai South Central, Bhiwandi, and Sangli, arguing that these seats were still subject to discussion.

Shiv Sena (UBT) nominated Anil Desai as their candidate for the Mumbai South Central parliamentary constituency and Chandrahar Patil for Sangli.

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"The Congress leaders are angry at the list released by the Uddhav Shiv Sena today. I would request that the Senate reconsider the list of candidates that it has announced. Discussions were on in some of the seats and everyone was expected to follow the spirit of the Aghadi," Thorat said, speaking in a video statement on Wednesday.

Mumbai Congress President Varsha Gaikwad also said that they have conveyed their displeasure about the Shiv Sena seats announced in Mumbai to the party high command. 

(With inputs from agencies)



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