Blasts ahead of Narendra Modi's rally in Gaya
March 27, 2014 - Gaya
- Despite massive security arrangements, Maoists blew up two mobile towers in Gaya ahead of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rallies.
- A section of crowd broke the barricades and barged into the media enclosure at the venue of Modi's speech later. Police had to resort to lathi charge to disperse the crowd from media enclosure to bring the situation to normalcy.
- Narendra Modi addressed four consecutive rallies - two in Bihar and two in Jharkhand on Thursday.
- Addressing the crowd at the rally, Narendra Modi appealed to Maoists to give up violence. He said that it has been his dream to see pen or plough in hands of youth who are instead using guns in Maoists camp.
- Modi, in his rallies in Bihar, has called Congress party's manifesto a bunch of lies. He said that manifesto should be like a holy book for a political party, but not something to hoodwink people.
- Narendra Modi also accused Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for abetting terrorism and resorting to vote-bank politics.
- He criticized Nitish Kumar's government for not doing anything to prevent serial blasts in Gaya last July.
- Modi said that Congress is full of Corruption - from A to Z. A for Adarsh scam, B for Bofors scam, C for coalgate and so on.
- In the rally at Jharkhand, Modi asked people to give him a chance, 60 months in power to make nation corruption free.
Photo: Mayur Bhatt