'Congress is like a drama company and its leaders, as well as national president Rahul Gandhi, is in concern of defeat thanks to the Modi wave within the entire country', said senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister R Ashok here on Saturday, April 6.
Speaking to reporters at the district BJP office, he said that each one Congress leaders are currently busy using totally different ways to woo the voters. “If Rahul Gandhi is busy in 'temple runs’, Mithun Rai, the Congress candidate for the Mangaluru Lok Sabha constituency is wearing a saffron shawl during his election campaign to woo voters. However, such drama or ways won't work because the people know the pro-people governance of the Modi-led Union Government," he stressed.
Pointing out the incidents wherever the Congress and JDS employees shouted pro-Modi slogans openly during their conferences, Ashok said that such incidents are proof of the Modi wave in the state. “Due to such incidents, some leaders, as well as Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, have already accepted their defeat. though the Congress and JDS leaders joined hand to defeat the BJP, each their leaders and supporters are fighting amongst themselves. Their alliance doesn't work because the individuals of state and also the whole country is tuned in to the welfare programmes of the Modi government," he said.
Ashok opposed the state government's move to withdraw the 142 cases pertaining to monstrous crimes, as well as the Ulaibettu communal violence. He alleged that the Congress is making an attempt to take advantage of the accused in these cases. “Such decisions reveal the Congress' stance once it involves criminals and terrorists. Their leaders question the Pulwama attack and suspect the bravery of our troopers. Meanwhile, Congress additionally assures that it'll amend the misdemeanor Act if it involves power. The people can teach a befitting lesson to the Congress for his or her anti-nation activities within the Lok Sabha elections," he added.
Ashok was in the town ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Mangaluru on April 13. As he's the chief convener of Modi’s rally in the state, he came to the city to participate within the ‘Chappara Muhurtha’ of Modi’s public meeting. Modi scheduled to participate in a public meeting at the Nehru Maidan at around 3.30 PM on April thirteen, whereby over one lakh people are expected to attend.