Roads of Chhattisgarh better than Amethi, Rahul welcome to hold roadshow: Raman Singh
Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's bike rally and roadshow in Chhattisgarh on May 17, Chief Minister Raman Singh has taken a jibe at the Congress president and said roads of his state were than those in Amethi. Amethi in Uttar Pradesh is Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency.
"He can take out bike rally anywhere he likes in the state, the roads of the state is very good. It is not like the roads of Amethi, where he cannot take out bike rallies," news agency ANI quoted Singh as saying.
Out of power in Chhattisgarh since 2003, the Congress is struggling to dethrone the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and three-term chief minister Raman Singh. In 2016, the Congress suffered a major setback after its senior leader and former chief minister Ajit Singh quit the party to form a new political outfit, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh.
Speaking on Karnataka elections, Singh that the BJP would register a thumping win in the southern state under PM Modi.
All the 224 assemblies in Karnataka would vote on may 12 and the result would be declared on May 15.