Mani Shankar Aiyar asked Pakistan to remove me from the way: PM Modi
Banskantha : Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Bhabhar town of Banskantha district in Gujarat on Friday, attacking Congress from various fronts, including floods and Aiyar's Pakistan visit.
Mr. Modi claimed that Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar asked people from Pakistan to remove 'me from the way'. "Did you go to Pakistan to offer a supari on my head?" Modi was quoted as saying by India Today.
#ManiShankarAiyar told people when he visited Pakistan- remove Modi from the way and then see what happens to India-Pakistan peace. What did he mean by removing me from the way? And what is my crime? That I have blessings of the people?: PM Modi #GujaratElection2017 pic.twitter.com/swZmETOtiM— ANI (@ANI) December 8, 2017
He also slammed Congress for being negligent when Banskantha was fighting flood situation this year. "BJP was doing relief work, Congress was busy with resort work, " the prime minister said.
BJP leaders were providing flood relief whereas Congress leaders were relaxing in swimming pools in resorts in Bengaluru: PM Modi in Banaskantha's Bhabhar #GujaratElection2017 pic.twitter.com/QgyGUbnDCN— ANI (@ANI) December 8, 2017
His rally was a part of BJP's poll campaign for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, which will go to polls on 14 December, five days after the first phase takes place on 9 December.
PM Modi asked, should you vote for the ones who stood with Banskantha in bad times or to those who were relaxing during the time of need.