Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for walking with Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
“A Congress leader was seen taking out a padyatra with a woman who stalled the Narmada dam project for three decades,” Modi said, addressing a rally at Dhoraji in the poll-bound state.
“Ask the Congress when it comes to demand your vote that you are taking out a padyatra by keeping your hand on the shoulders of those who were against Narmada dam. What would have happened had Narmada dam not been built,”Modi said.
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Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 1 and 5, with the counting of votes on December 8 along with that of Himachal Pradesh. Of the 182 Assembly seats in Gujarat, voting for 89 seats will be held on December 1 and 93 seats on December 5.