Bharatiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in New Delhi on Sunday. Congress on Sunday dismissed Narendra Modi's charge that Rahul Gandhi had undermined the Prime Minister's authority by attacking the ordinance on lawmakers and alleged that the Gujarat CM was "misguiding" the country while "ignoring" his state which is facing flood threat. (IE Photo: Prem Nath Pandey)
In a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP's) Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday in a rally in New Delhi accused him of undermining authority of the Prime Minister and asked people to decide if the nation will be run based on the Constitution or whims of the "prince". (IE Photo: Renuka Puri).
Addressing a rally -- his first in the capital as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate -- he said UPA was burdened by "governments within governments" which has been affecting the overall growth and development of the country. Narendra Modi with BJP leader Vijay Goel at the rally in Japani park, New Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
"The pride of the Prime Minister has been brought down by his own party. Congress party Vice President has committed the sin of disrespecting the Prime Minister," he said. BJP PM's candidate Narendra Modi with Nitin Gadkari. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Exhorting people to bring the 'dream team' of BJP to power in 2014, he asked them to throw out UPA which is "deeply entrenched" in corruption. Narendra Modi with BJP leader Vijay Goel at the rally in Japani park, New Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
"Today the issue is whether the country will run on the whims of the prince or on the basis of the Constitution," he said, alleging that Congress leaders were "disrespecting" the Indian Constitution, Parliament, democracy and the Cabinet. Navjot Singh Sidhu touches Narendra Modi's feet. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Launching a frontal attack on UPA, he said all political allies of UPA are running individual governments because of which nation's growth and development have been severely affected. Narendra Mod with other BJP leaders Vijay Goel and Nitin Gadkari at the rally.(IE Photo: Renuka Puri).
"This government is mired in corruption. Instead of finding solutions to problems, it has stopped functioning. This government is paralysed. The UPA government is immersed in Gandhi-bhakti. The Gandhi-bhakti refers to currency notes which they are collecting in tonnes," he alleged. Narendra Modi addresses the rally. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri).
"Coalition governments are formed on arithmetic but run on chemistry. Till the chemistry matches, such government cannot do any public good. Though UPA coalition government is together, there is no coordination...because of which the country is not moving forward," he said. Massive gathering at the rally. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
"The country needs a dream team in 2014, not this dirty team. This government has no vision - look at all the budgets and plans, only the dates change," he added. Crowd at the rally of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
In his over an hour-long address, the BJP leader lamented that Manmohan Singh was projecting 1.2 billion-strong India as a "poor nation" before US President Barack Obama during his meeting with him on Saturday. Crowd at the rally of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri).
Attacking the Prime Minister, Modi said, "UPA coalition is headed by a sardar but is not 'asardar' (effective)." BJP PM's candidate Narendra Modi with party leaders at the rally. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)