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BJP will win more seats than it got in 2014: Rajnath

BJP will win more seats than it got in 2014: Rajnath

New Delhi [India]: Exuding confidence that BJP will win more seats than it did in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that thepossibility of a two-third majority cannot be ruled out.

“In comparison to 2004 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP will win with greater majority this time. The possibility of a two-third majority cannot be ruled out. The hopes and desires people had from the prime minister in the 2014 elections have now taken the shape of trust,” he told media persons.

Lauding the Modi-led government for its capability on the economic front, he said: “Inflation did not become an issue during the last five years and did not come up during the election campaign as well. This shows the financial capabilities of our government.”

Attacking the Mamata Banerjee government over the issue of violence in West Bengal on polling day, he said: “There is no place for political violence in a healthy democracy. It’s unfortunate that more and more incidents of violence are taking place in West Bengal. What can be more unfortunate that the chief minister is unable to stop violence in the state?”

Slamming the Congress party on Hindu terrorism comment, Singh said that such statements weaken BJP’s fight against terrorism.

“Terrorism is terrorism. It does not have a religion. Due to such statements, our fight against terrorism is weakened. Congress party did the similar thing in 2008 when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that ‘kewal bharat he nahi pakistan bhi atankwad ka shikar hai’ (not only India but Pakistan is also a victim of terrorism). Such repetitive statements weaken the whole system,” said Singh.

Continuing his tirade against the opposition party, Singh said: “Congress president Rahul Gandhi always talks about the eradication of poverty but does not do anything about it.”

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