Watch Video: BJP will win 2023 Rajasthan Assembly polls with 2/3 majority, says Amit Shah; slams 'useless, corrupt' Ashok Gehlot govt

05:34 PM Dec 05, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the 2023 Rajasthan Assembly polls with a 2/3 majority. He added that the saffron party will never topple the government in Rajasthan, instead it will come to power in the state with a strong mandate. He also slammed the Congress government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, calling it "useless and corrupt". He was speaking at the 'Janpratinidhi Sankalp Sammelan' in Jaipur.

"BJP will win 2023 Rajasthan Assembly polls with a 2/3 majority. This useless & corrupt Ashok Gehlot govt must be rooted out in time from Rajasthan & BJP should govern," news agency ANI quoted Shah as saying.


Further taking potshots at the Congress, the Union Home Minister said former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi gave 'Garibi Hatao' slogan, but it was PM Modi's who government eliminated poverty after 2014.


"Congress hear me out, instead of 'Gareebi Hataao', you did 'Gareeb Hataao'. Modi govt constructed toilets & provided gas cylinders to more than 11 cr & 13 cr households, respectively; we gave medical facilities of Rs 5 lakh to 60 cr poor," he said.

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Earlier in the day, Shah met Bhairo Singh Rathore who played an important role in the historic 1971 India-Pakistan war. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was also present during the meeting in Jaisalmer.

"I was privileged to meet the 1971 war hero Bhairo Singh Rathore, who was posted at Longewala during the war, in Jaisalmer today. Your valour and love for the motherland has created history and immense reverence in the hearts of the countrymen. I bow down to you," tweeted Shah.

Shah today also addressed the 57th Raising Day of BSF in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. He is on a two-day visit to Rajasthan.The Union Home Minister will also address the public representatives conference which will involve panchayat Samiti members, Zilla Parishad members, district heads, deputy chiefs, pradhans and deputy pradhans, MPs, MLAs.

During the working committee meeting today, BJP's organizational review, upcoming action plan, complete farmer loan waiver, electricity, health, education, unemployment, law and order, the strategy and mission of the movement among other things will be discussed in detail.

Lauding the bravery of the Border Security Force personnel in Jaisalmer for guarding the India-Pakistan border, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the government is working to ensure better health facilities for jawans and also personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces could spend 100 days with their family.

During his visit to the Rohitash border outpost, Shah said that he will stay near the India-Pak border for one night which is "an effort to understand and reduce the problems that the BSF personnel face here." "We are going to make arrangements according to which a Jawan could spend 100 days with his family. The Jawan who dedicates the golden age of his life to the nation, it is the responsibility and priority of the government to take care of them," Shah said at Sainik Sammelan, Rohitash Border Out Post, Jaisalmer.

(With ANI inputs)

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