Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed rallies in Kerala’s Kasaragod,Kuttanad in Alapuzha and in the capital city Thiruvananthapuram for the up coming assembly elections.
Speaking in Kasargod Modi attacked Left and Congress leaders for fighting and in Kerala while befriending in West Bengal.
“People in Kerala have already understood the adjustment politics of the Congress and Left,” said the Prime Minister attacking both LDF and UDF
“Here in Kerala they accuse each other of doing wrong things and go to Bengal and share stage…. This is double standard,” he added.
Besides attacking LDF and UD,F Modi also spoke about party’s election vision document that talked about second generation land reforms. It also promised to provide to landless if elected to power.
“Kerala voters must use the election as an opportunity to safeguard the interests of the youth, not just to elect the next MLA” asked the PM
Seeking votes for BJP-NDA candidates, Modi highlighted the various development and welfare schemes launched by NDA government in the last two years in office.
“Government in Delhi is working out steps to help arecanut and coconut farmers and we are aware of the crisis faced by them”, Modi said.
Attacking the CPI(M), Modi said Kerala has been “destroyed by politics of violence” as he mentioned the murder of a BJP activist years ago in Thalassery in Kannur district.
“One among those who killed him (BJP worker) is now the Chief Ministerial candidate of CPI(M) in Kerala. Will Kerala’s future be safe in the hands of these people,” Modi asked.
Besides, his cabinet colleagues Venkaiah Naidu and Smriti Irani, would also be in the state with a hectic schedule.
BJP, which has tied up with the BDJS (Bharatiya Dharma Jana Sena), a party floated by the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP), an organisation of the Ezhava community, has fielded 97 candidates while BDJS has put up 37 and remaining seats have been allocated to smaller parties.
Enthused by its good showing in the last year’s local bodies election, the party is hoping to make it to the state assembly this time.
Giving a high voltage push to BJP’s campaign in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his first election rally in Palakkad on May 5 where party is going all out to open its account in the state assembly.
Campaigning process has picked up in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for May 16th assembly elections.