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Modi criticises UPA Govt for failure to contain terrorism

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Rajkot, Nov 26 (UNI) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today severely criticised the Congress-led UPA Government for having failed to contain terrorism.

Speaking at a large gathering in Jetpur, about 70 kms from here, after unveiling the statue of former Gujarat Road and Buildings Minister late Savjibhai Korat, the Chief Minister accused the UPA government of being a 'B-team' of Muslim League of pre-independence era as they ''appeased'' the muslims to retain the ''vote bank''. He also criticised the policy of reservation for the minority.

''Congress has now become a standby team (B-team) of the pre-independence Muslim League,'' he alleged.

He said Gujarat has progressed on all fronts under his tenure and called for all round development in the state in near future.

He expressed willingness to celebrate the year 2010 as ''Golden Jubilee'' year.

He claimed that his government has fulfilled the demand of providing uninterrupted power supply to nearly 24,000 villages under ''Jyoti Gram Yojna''.

He remembered late Savjibhai Korat for his valuable services to the state.

Ms Jasuben Korat, Minister of State for Women and Child Welfare and also wife of Mr Korat, Former Gujarat Finance Minister and BJP leader Vajubhai Vala also spoke on the occasion.

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