New Delhi, December 16: The Congress party claimed that people present at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Raebareli walked off the rally after PM Modi spoke ill about former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi in his rally today. The Congress also alleged that PM Modi insulted Indira Gandhi on the occasion of Vijay Diwas at his rally which offended the people of Raebareli. The Raebareli seat was Indira Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency. Vijay Diwas 2018: Nation Celebrates India’s Victory Over Pakistan in 1971 War, PM Narendra Modi, President Kovind, Other Leaders Remember Martyrs.
Taking on the Congress in Sonia Gandhi's home turf, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday accused earlier governments of neglecting the constituency. Raebareli: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Slams Congress in Sonia Gandhi's Stronghold.
The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of some projects and inaugurated few others worth Rs 1,100 crore during his first visit to Sonia Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency. He also flagged off the 900th coach and Humsafar rake made by the Modern Coach Factory in Raebareli. PM Narendra Modi Flags Off 900th Coach, Humsafar Rake of Modern Coach Factory in Raebareli.
"The Centre is committed to development of Raebareli. Earlier governments neglected it," he said in his first public meeting after the BJP's loss in recent Assembly polls. PM Narendra Modi Takes a Dig at Congress, Says 'Rafale Deal Had No Quattrocchi or Michel, That's Why They Are Scared'.
Hitting out the rival Congress further, he asserted that “When the Congress government decided to build the rail coach factory here, it was decided that 5,000 employees would be given jobs. However, only half the number was appointed. It was only after 2014 that 2,000 government employees were appointed. I am sure that the pace of development now will turn Raebareli into a global hub.”