Siddaramaiah runs 'money first' government: PM Modi at farmers' rally in Karnataka

PM Modi at Davanagere Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Feb 27, 2018, 12.43 PM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mocked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today while addressing a farmer's rally at Karnataka's Davanagere. 

"It is not Siddaramaih's government but 'Seedha Rupaiyya' governance," PM Modi exclaimed saying that the government requires money for everything, then only things get done. "It is a money first government," the PM noted. 

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The Prime Minister said that there is severe public anger against Congress' rule in Karnataka, "people have decided the government will go," he noted.

"People have realised that the root cause of all ills is the Congress culture," the PM said.

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The Prime Minister talked about the political dynasty of the Gandhi family and said that the family ruled the country for 48 years and "could not care for the farmers' plight".

"One tea seller ruled for 48 months and we multiplied Minimum Support Price (MSP) by one and a half for the farmers," noted PM Narendra Modi. 

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The Prime Minister said that he is certain of Congress' defeat in the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections. 

"Their misdeeds have made the government unpopular. Election after election what are the people doing? They are removing Congress. When Congress goes, the harmful Congress culture will also go," noted PM Modi.