Modi said, "...you gave 60 years to rulers, I request you to give only 60 months to us. We are sevaks (servants of people), we will work day in and day out for your prosperity."
"Today is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary. He had given a call for Delhi Chalo... (March to Delhi). On this occasion I appeal us, give us 60 months, we will give you peace and prosperity," Modi added.
"See the pathetic condition of sugar mills of this State. Even examinations in the schools are not being held at right time. This Government has made a mockery of the educational system," said Modi while speaking about the crisis at educational system across India.
Do you know meaning of making Gujarat: Modi asks Netaji
Reacting against Mulayam Singh Yadav's statement during his Varanasi rally, Modi said that Samajwadi Party chief "does not understand the meaning of making of another Gujarat in India."
He claimed that Uttar Pradesh is enriched with several god gifted elements that it can leave Gujarat behind. However, the leaders of the state failed to work for the state which has been lagging behind of Gujarat and other states of the country, claimed Modi.
Modi said, "UP has immense potential to make even the whole nation a poverty free country. But misrule of the ruling party is creating hindrance for its development. Farmers of UP are finding it difficult to get fertilizer and on the other hand the fertilizer factory of Gorakhpur has been locked."
Speaking at Varanadi rally, Mulayam Singh alias Netaji said, "Narendra Modi wants to make UP another Gujarat. Didn't the BJP any other person to make its PM candidate?"
"He (Netaji) should better know how a Gujarat is made and what does making a Gujarat means. Making a Gujarat means 24 hours electricity in every town village and street for 365 days of a year. Making a Gujarat means maintaining communal harmony and prosperity. But unfortunately, Netaji's Government has given only misrule, communal violence, lack of electricity and backwardness of infrastructure," he added.
Modi reveals Congress' 'political conspiracy':
Giving a suitable answer to caste politics of Congress and Samajwadi Party, Modi said, "people of downtrodden sections of the society are looking with hope towards the BJP."
He claimed that it was Congress's 'political conspiracy" that poverty still has been haunting the country even after 60 years of independence.
The Gujarat CM said, "Congress always tried not to let the poor to rise to prosperity for the sake of its vote bank politics. I want to ask, will you vote for the ruling parties of Delhi and Lucknow who denied to let the poor get rid of acute poverty."
BJP swept elections in the Assembly segments which have majority of SC and ST votes. The Congress has only used the people of these communities as its vote bank.
Modi releases the trailer of Lok Sabha election 2014 in Gorakhpur:
Speaking about the recently held assembly elections in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Delhi, Modi said that BJP succeeded to get majority seats in four states.
Calling BJP's victory in four states as the "trailer of Lok Sabha election 2014", Modi claimed that the party will come to power in upcoming general election which is expected to be held by May. He also lashed out at Congress for trying to play with sentiments of people of the country for vote-banks.
After Rajnath Singh, now Modi addresses rally:
After BJP President Rajnath Singh, now Narendra Modi began addressing the crowd. Criticising Samajwadi Party's Varanasi rally headed by Mulayam Singh, Modi said, "Your voice is being heard even in the streets of Varanasi."
"When I was descending here on chopper, I saw a sea of humanity all around. This reflects the wave for change,' said Modi while addressing the crowd.
Men with knives arrested during Modi rally in Gorakhpur:
Two men have been arrested by security officers at the rally venue of the Modi rally in Gorakhpur, 270 km from the state capital Lucknow.
The two detained men claimed that they were carrying knives without any specific reason. The police is further interrogating the two detained men.
Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh reach Gorakhpur:
Narendra Modi along with BJP President Rajnath Singh and many other BJP leaders reached Gorakhpur to address a huge gathering in the town.
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Narendra Modi-Netaji face-off hits Uttar Pradesh today:
Today Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is known as Netaji, too will address a huge rally Varanasi. Netaji's 'Desh Bachao, Desh Banao' rally is crucial as it will obviously create comparison with Modi's Gorakhpur rally.
Obviously, the two rallies will be compared in terms of attendance besides the messages that will be conveyed to the electorate through these two rallies.
Threat to Modi, security beefed up at Gorakhpur:
Citing security threat to Modi, seven additional companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary have been sent to guard the rally venue.
Lakhs of people are expected to attend the rally. According to reports, 4 superintendents of police (SP) rank officials, 8 additional SPs and 13 deputy SPs have been deployed for supervising the BJP's "Vijay Shankhnaad Rally".
Why Modi's Gorakhpur rally crucial for BJP:
BJP has 10 Lok Sabha seats from the state and hopes to revisit the 57-seat mark of 1998. Modi is spending considerable time in these rallies and his close aide and former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah has been made the UP in-charge by the party's national leadership.
Modi has so far addressed rallies in Kanpur (Oct 19, 2013), Jhansi (Oct 25), Bahraich (Nov 8), Agra (Nov 21) and Varanasi (Dec 20) in the Hindi heartland in a bid to galvanize the party cadres. He will address one more rally in Meerut on February 2 after which the series of "Shankhnaad" rallies will culminate in a "Maha rally" in Lucknow on March 2.
Narendra Modi to address 2nd biggest rally shortly:
PM candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to reach Gorakhpur shortly. According to sources, this would be the second biggest rally after the Madhya Pradesh rally which was addressed by the Gujarat CM before assembly election in the state in 2013.
Before reaching the rally site, Modi will halt at the Gorakhnath temple and perform 'puja' there, the district magistrate's office in Gorakhpur informed.
A state BJP spokesperson said onWednesday that Modi, who is also the Gujarat chief minister, will make a brief stopover in Varanasi where he will arrive in a special aircraft from Ahmedabad.