Ask the family, it can't even name 10 villages in Amethi: Modi

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Amethi, May 5: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally here on Monday. Amethi will go to the election on May 7, the penultimate of the nine-phase Lok Sabha election 2014.

[Read: Video: Amethi's untold story]

[Read: Strategic and political significance of Narendra Modi's Amethi rally]

5.45 pm:

Modi concludes his speech.

5.38 pm:

"The mother-son's business will take over in the next 48 hours. Please manage it and then vote at the earliest on May 7."

5.32 pm:

"I am a four-time CM and that of a flourishing state. Yet my 90-above mother goes to cast vote in an auto-rickshaw."

"If I lose, I will sell tea."

"Have anybody in your village got jobs?"

5.31 pm:

"I will give the accounts of Amethi when I return here in 2019."

5.29 pm:

"Rahul Gandhi himself threatened to tear off an ordinance of the Manmohan Singh cabinet."

5.28 pm:

"Sonia Gandhi didn't show a minimum respect to late prime minister PV Narasimha Rao. The body of Rao wasn't allowed in the Congress office. Is that not anger?"

5.24 pm:

"Sonia Gandhi first said she is not interested in politics but she came in through the backdoor to save her family. They threw away the then Congress chief Sitaram Keshari."

"When Rajiv Gandhi was young, he blasted the then Andhra CM at the airport amid people. The CM was in tears."

"They say Modi does politics of anger. Who does politics of anger?"

5.22 pm:

"Has the Congress ever written to the state governments?"

"The Congress has ruled in Amethi for 10 years but never raised the issue in Parliament."

5.19 pm:

"If the BJP wins here, we will make the same SP government help us. Politics has nothing to do with development."

5.18 pm:

"Your friendship with the state govt is such that they do not even put candidates against you."

"Congress says the state government doesn't help in developing Amethi."

5.16 pm:

"The media focuses just on one face, it never shows the people. When questions come across, they stop the camera."

"The EC has the responsibility of holding fair elections in Amethi."

"Now the people of Amethi have woken up and nobody can influence them."

5.12 pm:

"Sonia Gandhi is saying I am already the PM. If so, I thank her."

"Sonia Gandhi is feeling sad because all the efforts over the last 10 years have gone down the drain."

"Sonia Gandhi said Modi is already PM. I can understand a mother's plight when she is nervous about her son's future."

5.10 pm:

"Sonia Gandhi said I only demand. But we only demand not loot."

5.08 pm:

"Smriti Irani gave good answers on Ghosna Patra." [Read: What Smriti Irani said on Ghosna Patra]

"I have only come here for development and not to raise any other issue."

5.05 pm:

"I will say who is Smriti Irani. She is my younger sister."

"See the Congress's arrogance. They ask who is Smriti Irani. How dare they?"

5.04 pm:

"I have just come here to share your pains."

"Three generations have been ruined in 40 years."

5.02 pm:

"Take all the fun for the remaining few days."

"What have they done in Amethi all these days? There are no toilets in schools."

"They abuse Gujarat model wherever they go but do they have the courage to ask what is happening in Amethi?"

5.00 pm:

"We want to start A from Amethi."

"BJP is forming the government but we have to make the nation and before all, we have to develop Amethi."

4.58 pm:

"Smriti alone will take 100 names and the entire family can not take even 10."

"Take Smriti on one side and the entire family on the other. Ask them what are the names of the villages in Amethi."

4.57 pm:

"I have come here not for revenge but change."

4.56 pm:

"I will change Amethi in the next 7-8 months and it will show the way of development for all the backward place in the country."

4.54 pm:

"I thank Smriti Irani for the great work she has done as an MP. I then decided to give Smriti Irani some work related to development and then saw Amethi as the most backward place in UP."

4.53 pm:

"I have not sent Smriti Irani to increase Rahul Gandhi's problems but to reduce the problems of Amethi."

4.50 pm:

"It is time to form a strong government at the Centre."

4.49 pm:

"The mother-son duo govt is gone."

"You want to know the mood of the nation then please come here to Gauriganj."

4.46 pm:

Narendra Modi begins to speak.

4.45 pm:

Smriti Irani concludes.

4.40 pm:

"The MP who talks about women empowerment so much cannot provide education to young girls here in Amethi."

"The entire nation is looking at this rally. People of Amethi and India are waiting for what India's future prime minister will say."

"The people of Amethi have called me. Those who are here are here to support Narendra Modi as the prime minister."

4.35 pm:

"People mocked us when the campaign started. People said this is Gandhi family bastion."

"This election is the biggest in the history of Amethi."

4.30 pm

Smriti Irani speaks.

4.28 pm:

Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani, Amit Shah and other BJP leaders are on the stage. Modi is felicitated with a huge garland.

4.20 pm:

Modi arrives in Amethi.

4.15 pm:

CNN-IBN journalist Pallavi Ghosh tweeted saying Congress leader Salman Khurshid told her that the BJP should have shown courtesy and not campaigned in Amethi.

4.00 pm:

Narendra Modi tweets about his Amethi rally:

3.55 pm:

"What has Rahul Gandhi done for Amethi all these years? There is no hospital, no school," said a BJP supporter.

3.30 pm:

"I am not thinking about Mrs Vadra for she is not the candidate here," said BJP's candidate Smriti Irani.

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