Amit Shah ridicules Opposition unity, likens them to 'dogs and bitches'

Congress is demanding a discussion on the no confidence motion moved by its leader in Lok Sabha against the Modi govt

Defending his government as it faced criticism for being anti-Dalit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said opposition parties were unable to digest that a poor person born into a backward family is serving as the country's prime minister.

Two days ago, at a function in Delhi, Modi had said that his government had done more than any other dispensation to work for the betterment of the Dalit community and to honour its icon Dr BR Ambedkar.

Later, to clarify his remark, Shah told reporters that "what I meant was political parties having no ideological similarities are coming together out of fear of Modi".

Exuding confidence, he said the people will once again show faith in Modi and vote the BJP to power in 2019. The government have been facingd a lot of flak over its handling of the recent SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act case in the Supreme Court.

Speaking at a press conference after the rally, Shah also made overtures to the BJP's bitter ally, Shiv Sena, which has resolved to contest the next election on its own strength.

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Thousands of people had gathered at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to attend the rally celebrating BJP's foundation day. He said it was true the BJP lost two recent by-elections (Phulpur and Gorakhpur), but he found it surprising that "Rahul baba" distributed candies even when his party's candidates had forfeited their security deposit. However, after this, Shah said that the golden period of the BJP is yet to come.

During his rally speech, Shah said when there are huge floods all animals like "snakes, mongooses, dogs and cats" climb together on a single tree trunk for refuge, as there are deep waters below. He went on to add, "Rahul and (NCP Chief Sharad) Pawar, listen".

Amit Shah lashed out at Congress as it raised questions on Narendra Modi-led-Govt- over four and a half years of rule.

Taking a sharp jibe at the opposition party, Shah likened them to "snakes", "mongoose", "dogs" and "cats".

The BJP chief's address was aimed at boosting the morale of party workers, who may be slightly confused over attacks on the party from various social and political quarters. Modi accused Congress of taking parliamentary proceedings to a new low with its conduct and said BJP MPs will observe fast on April 12 in their constituencies against it. "That's fine, that is the way they look at the world", Gandhi said. "As against that we have cared more for his honour".


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