Hitting out at the Congress party in Kangra, which is running the current government in the state, PM Modi said that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister is embroiled in corruption yet Congress in manifesto says there will be zero tolerance for corruption.
Congress has now become a laughing club, they need to introspect why people are turning away from them across the country.
The Prime Minister then attacked the ruling Congress on corruption with an interesting take on how the Grand Old Party sees the Swachhta Abhiyan.
It was not the Congress of Mahatma Gandhi or of freedom fighters but of corruption and dynasty politics, he said in Kangra.
Modi also called the Congress party a "laughing club" and said that its "rotten ideology" must be defeated.
Blasting Rahul Gandhi for meeting the Chinese ambassador during the stand-off in Dokalam, Modi said, "The leader whose father, grandmother and great grandfather were PMs, was insulting India". He said that Himachal Pradesh CM is accused of corruption charges while Congress has announced its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly election.
Flanked by Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur, MP from Hamirpur, Shah while addressing a gathering in Hamirpur said Congress leaders were seeking accountability from the government at the Centre but their own party was deeply entrenched in scandals when they were in power.
Exhorting people to come out to vote in large numbers, he said he wanted record polling this time. "You have the opportunity to dismiss those who looted the state by pushing the right button on November 9", he said.
"I know we will win anyway, because I have worked in Himachal and know the pulse of the people of this hill state..."
He continued the theme in Paonta Sahib.
Commenting on an advantage of Aadhaar card, he said, "We linked it (government schemes) with Aadhaar, started the direct transfer to bank accounts and now Rs 57,000 Crore that was being siphoned off is saved". "And what is the stand of the Congress on raising freedom slogans".
Surjewala also attended the state government scheme launch named "Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik" (UDAN) between Shimla and Delhi, Surjewala said that the central government's scheme has failed completely while state government is keep doing work to improve development and infrastructure in the state.
"Countless jawans have sacrificed their lives for Kashmir, yet a Congress leader says that Kashmir's demand for "Azadi" is valid".