For Congress, farmers are vote bank: PM Modi 

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 05, 2019, 01:32 PM(IST)

File photo of PM Narendra Modi. Photograph:( PTI )

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Modi said that there wouldn't have been a need for farmers to take loans had the previous Congress governments completed the projects that were meant to benefit farmers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress and said for Congress farmers are vote bank while for BJP they are food providers. 

''Farmers are a vote bank for Congress, and for us, farmers are our food providers. This is the difference between Congress and BJP,'' Modi said addressing a public rally in Palamu, Jharkhand.

Modi further said that there wouldn't have been a need for farmers to take loans had the previous Congress governments completed the projects that were meant to benefit farmers.

Accusing the Congress of misleading the farmers, Modi said first they (Congress) forced farmers to take loans, now they're misleading them in the name of loan waivers, he said.

''We didn't make Narendra Modi Awas Yojana, we didn't make Namo Awas Yojana, we didn't make Raghubar Das Awas Yojana, we made Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana so that the next PM can take the work forward,'' he said.

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