New Delhi, February 1: Prime Minister rendra Modi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday made determined bids to woo the people of Delhi for February 7 assembly polls, launching sharp attacks on their rivals while seeking to convey their commitment to politics of development.
Raising the pitch on last Sunday before voting, Modi, Kejriwal and Gandhi addressed rallies in different parts of the tiol capital and drew enthusiastic response from their supporters.
Though the battle is largely seen to be between the Bharatiya Jata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party, Congress sees itself as a “dark horse”. In the 2013 election to the 70–member assembly, AAP won 28 seats and finished a close second to the BJP which won 31 seats. Congress only got eight.
In his rally in West Delhi’s Dwarka area, Modi focused his attack mainly on AAP, and said the tiol capital needs an administration which works in harmony with his central government.
Gandhi, addressing a rally near Badarpur in south Delhi, slammed Modi as a “pracharak” and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal as “dharnebaaj”, while Kejriwal, in his rally at Shastri gar in north Delhi, taunted Modi over promises of bring fulfill its promises on women’s security. n More reports on P–6