Patna, Feb 5 (PTI) Buoyed by NDA''s resounding victory inthe Bihar Assembly polls, BJP President Nitin Gadkari todayasked party workers to replicate their performance in the 2014Lok Sabha elections and bring the alliance back to power.
"The Bihar verdict has given a new direction to nationalpolitics by rewarding performers (NDA government) againstinefficient and dynastic parties like the RJD-LJP combine andthe Congress," he said at a function to felicitate partyworkers.
Dedicating the BJP''s best ever electoral results to thecadres, Gadkari urged them to maintain their untiring effortsto bring back the NDA to power at the Centre in the 2014Parliamentary polls, which he claimed, could be held evenearlier due to the prevailing resentment against it on accountof issues like corruption and inflation.
Stating that the NDA has emerged as a credible and onlyalternative to the UPA government by dint of its performancein the Bihar polls, the BJP President expressed the hope thatparty cadres would stay focused to achieve the larger goal ofattaining power at the Centre.
Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitleytoo claimed that the NDA has gained in credibility as the onlyviable alternative at the Centre and urged party workers toprepare themselves to catapult the NDA to power.
Lambasting the UPA government and Prime Minister ManmohanSingh in particular, for the handling of black money, scams,appointment of CVC, insurgency and terrorism, he said Congresswas on a downhill journey and lacked credibility to rule.
Under the circumstances, the NDA was the only alternativeto rule the country, Jaitley said and asked party workers toremain steadfast in their efforts to bring back the BJP-ledcoalition to power at the Centre.