Sonia flays BJP’s “disruptive politics”

December 15th, 2007 - 11:29 pm ICT by admin  

Una (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 15 (ANI): Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi today accused the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of creating hurdles in the path of the ruling Congress party working for the progress of the country.
Campaigning for her party ahead of the second and final phase of voting, slated for December 19, Sonia took a dig at the BJP for practising divisive and disruptive politics, impeding the nation’s progress.
Listing the Congress’ efforts for the development of the country, she urged voters to cast their votes for her party.
“They (Bharatiya Janata Party) have always practiced the politics of creating hurdles in the path of the Congress party. Spreading canards and misleading people has become an old habit,” Sonia said at a rally in Una.
With over 4.5 million people eligible to cast votes, the first phase of elections was held in Lahaul Spiti and adjoining areas on November 14.
Heavy snowfall is dampening the spirit of elections in poll-bound state, while tourists throng Shimla and other hill resorts to enjoy the snow.
The second phase of elections in the state are scheduled to be held on December 19. Results will be announced by the end of the month.
The term of the State Legislative Assembly is due to expire on March 9, 2008. (ANI)

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