New Delhi/Ghaziabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday continued his attack on Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government’s poor law and order record and development performance at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) rally in Ghaziabad.
“When Akhilesh became CM we thought he is young and educated and will achieve something but in 5 years UP has been destroyed. Goons have been sheltered that is why women feel unsafe in the state," said Modi.
His rally comes three days ahead of the first phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Modi is leading the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) campaign and is expected to hold at least 15 public meetings in the state.
On Sunday, Modi addressed a rally in Aligarh where he promised to reset the governance agenda to development for all in the state and focus on providing electricity, law and order and roads.
“Vikas (development) for me is V for Vidyut (electricity), K for Kanoon (law) and S for Sadak (roads)," Modi said. “For 70 years, 18,000 villages didn’t have electricity and most cases were from UP. We have taken up work of electrification in mission mode."
Modi also reiterated his government’s commitment to inclusive development, saying the money recovered after the demonetisation drive will be used for the welfare of the poor, middle class and youth.