Describing the ruling Left Democratic Entrance (LDF) and the opposition Congress-led UDF as two sides of the identical coin, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out on the Pinarayi Vijayan authorities in Kerala.
PM Modi, who addressed a rally in Palakkad whereas campaigning for BJP candidate ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, stated that individuals of Kerala are conscious of the ‘match-fixing’ between the LDF and UDF.
“For a few years, the worst saved secret of Kerala politics was the pleasant settlement of UDF and LDF. Now, the primary time voter of Kerala is asking — what is that this match fixing? Individuals are seeing how UDF and LDF misled them,” PM Modi stated.
Referring to the gold smuggling scandal, PM Modi launched a pointy assault on CM Pinarayi Vijayan, saying the federal government has betrayed the state for some items of gold.
“Judas betrayed Lord Christ for a couple of items of silver. LDF has betrayed Kerala for a couple of items of gold,” he stated.
Hailing Sreedharan for his contribution in the direction of bettering connectivity within the nation, PM Modi stated Kerala is awaiting ‘FAST’ improvement.
“The time has come for FAST improvement in Kerala- F for fisheries and fertilisers, A for agriculture and Ayurveda, S for talent improvement and social justice and T for tourism and expertise,” the prime minister stated.
The BJP, buoyed by its success in Palakkad within the current civic polls, has fielded the 88-year previous Sreedharan to combat it out with the 38-year-old Congress MLA Shafi Parambil, in search of a hat-trick of phrases.