Post his formal entry into national politics, Modi calls Congress 'shameless'
Giving a new role to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was the main outcome of the BJP's three-day national executive meet in Goa. On the third and the last day of the meeting on Sunday, the party president Rajnath Singh announced the appointment of Modi as the national campaign committee chief.
Defying all the opposition against Narendra Modi
from senior leaders like LK Advani, Yashwant Sinha, and Jaswant Singh who didn't attend the Goa
executive meet; the BJP gave Modi the crucial responsibility. The party president Rajnath Singh while announcing the appointment of Modi as the chief of the poll panel also made it clear in a way that the BJP will be going to polls for Lok Sabha under the leadership of Gujarat
Addressing the national executive after his new appointment, Modi called for a Congress-free India. Taking a jibe at the Congress, Modi alleged that the ruling party misused power for its own benefit and shares a great relation with scams and scandals. With the belief of "Well begun, half won", Modi assured people of increase in employment rate and decrease in the amount of corruption in the country under BJP's rule, reported ANI.
Modi said that the BJP will work out a strategy to oust Congress from power and resume the work left by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He didn't spare any opportunity to attack the Congress and blamed the ruling party for taking the country for granted. He said that the Congress has become shameless in the face of several corruption allegations, policy paralysis and failures on various fronts like internal security, economic situation and foreign policy.
He asked party workers to work in a way which makes place in the hearts of the people. The Gujarat Chief Minister in his new role described the Congress as a sinking ship and said that the BJP's agenda is not the change of government but development of the nation and giving it its due prestige.
Modi criticised the Congress-led UPA government for its failure to tackle the Naxalism problem in the country. He accused Congress for appointing sympathisers of the Left wing ideology in Planning Commission and the Sonia Gandhi led- National Advisory Council (NAC).