RSS criticises Sonia for 'wildest possible vituperations'

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Ahmedabad, Dec 9: The RSS has criticised Congress President Sonia Gandhi for resorting to ''wildest possible vituperations'' against Gujrat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his development plank to hide UPA Government's poor record in checking price rise and terror attacks. The organisation said Ms Gandhi resorted to cheap tricks to make baseless allegations and pretended that the exhumation of the 2002 riots ghost would make up for a cohesive poll strategy.

It further said the Party, which failed to apprehend even a single terrorist in eleven terror attacks in the country, was promising to prosecute Mr Modi if voted to power.

''How ridiculous, that Ms Gandhi is charging the Gujarat Government, which provided the most peaceful rule for the last five years, as 'merchants of death', when there was not an instance of a single terrorist attack,'' the RSS said.

Meanwhile, hundreds of RSS workers fanned out across Gujarat to support BJP in the Assembly elections scheduled on December 11 and 16.

While no one knows the exact number of workers in the field, a senior BJP leader admitted that more than 1,000 hard-core workers are already operating in the designated areas.

Senior RSS workers are in the process of contacting all the people, who have been going to ''Shakhas'' (morning meetings) in the past and working on booth to booth basis.

''The strategy is to ensure that more and more supporters of BJP should reach on polling day at booths and cast vote in favour of BJP candidates,'' an RSS worker, who came from northern region, said.

Most of the RSS workers have come either from north India or neighbouring states to work with local BJP supporters.

RSS, which was earlier avoiding to support Mr Modi, came to the rescue of BJP as it felt that BJP might fall short of few seats than simple majority.

The RSS leadership in the state was angry with Mr Modi for his acts during the past five years. RSS had supported Mr Modi in the 2002 elections and ensured victory on 127 Assembly seats.


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