Himachal must totally wipe out the 'termite called Congress': Modi

Himachal Assembly Elections 2017: PM Modi to address two rallies at Kangra and Sunderngar

Himachal elections 2017: Congress has conceded defeat, says PM Modi

The opposition parties, including the Congress, have said they would observe November 8 as "black day" across the country by organising protests and effigy burning, besides candlelight marches.

Addressing a press conference here, the Goyal said, "People of Himachal Pradesh, under the leadership of Prem Kumar Dhumal, will pick BJP as it supports honesty and speedy development". "Himachal Pradesh's real issues are unemployment, development, and public welfare, but BJP is not even looking there", he said.Badal said the BJP was yetr reveal the "secret formula" behind the rise in the income of its national president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah.

"Their rotten mindset and rotten work culture will set rot in India's democracy", he said, asking the people to punish the party in the polls.

No "panja" (Congress symbol) can target a poor man's wealth now. For them only their party's interest comes first, ' he alleged. "But after six months of this announcement, the reality is that mostly there is no flight between Delhi and Shimla or if there is one, the fare is over Rs 15,000", he said.

Modi said note ban had disturbed the sleep of Congressman and their anger has not cooled, alleging they had big bags and garages full of notes which were banned due to his decision.

Pointing out that no senior Congress leader is campaigning in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the party has conceded defeat in the hill state.

Modi tore into the Congress at both the election meetings he addressed in Himachal on Saturday, saying the party had decayed beyond hope of regeneration in the next three to four generations.

The election is being fought by common people, and not leaders. For the Congress, corruption is its only identity.

"Never has there been a one-sided election as seen in this election".

Why such a revenge the Congress is inflicting on him at such an age, Modi said sarcastically.

Playing the emotional card as the area is home to many soldiers and ex-servicemen, Mr. Modi said: "Himachal Pradesh is the "Veer Bhoomi".

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