Advani flays Congress for communalising war against terror

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Kozhikode, Oct 14 (UNI) Accusing the Congress, heading the United Progressive Alliance(UPA) government at the Centre of ''communalising'' the war against terrorism, leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L K Advani today urged people to vote it out of power in the next general elections in the country.

Addressing a public gathering here as part of his nation-wide 'Vijay Sankalp Rally'' ahead of the poll during the last one-and-a-half months, he said people had realised that it was not BJP but the Congress, which communalised every issue aimed at meeting their nefarious political agenda.

This was evident from its hesitation to carry out punishment to an accused in the Parliament attack case despite the conviction by Supreme Court.

Predicting the return of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance to power after the election, he said people wanted a change as they had suffered quite a lot during the more than four-and-a-half years of ''misrule'' by the UPA.

Today, the country is in a mess in every sphere, including internal security, economy and agriculture as the government lacked a political will aimed at resolving the crisis, he alleged.

He als charged that the comman man felt betrayed as their life had become miserable due to spiralling prices of essential commodities because of the Centre's inaction to contain the price rise.

On the global financial sitution, he said although the government had claimed that the financial crisis had not affected India, it was not transparant and called upon the Prime Minister to come clean on the issue.

Claiming that the lotus would bloom in Kerala very soon as in the case of neighbouring Karnataka, which had elected a BJP government in the recent assembly elections, he said the vast turn out of people at the public rally here was an indication of this.

Party national secretary Blabir Punj (MP), former Union Minister O Rajagopal and BJP Kerala unit President Krishna Das were among those present.


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