We will form government in Rajasthan again: Vasundhara RajeNovember 7th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Thursday assured Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at a rally here that the party would form the government in the state once again.Highlighting the achievements of the BJP government, she said it had changed Rajasthan from a BIMARU (for Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh) state to an economically healthy state.
“Rajasthan is set to touch new heights,” Raje said and coined the slogan “Nav Rajasthan” (new Rajasthan) at the rally attended by thousands of party workers and supporters.
“We have been able to control price rise in the state and we have provided the necessary infrastructure,” the chief minister said.
While describing the BJP as the army of the Pandavas from the Hindu epic “Mahabharat”, Raje referred to the opposition Congress as the Kauravas’ battalion.
“When we have got blessings of leaders like Rajnath Singh, Lal Krishna Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, I don’t think that we the Pandavas will have any problem in defeating the Kauravas,” she said.
BJP’S senior leader Advani said the BJP government has ruled the state with complete honesty and sincerity.
“I am sure that the BJP government, which has done so much for the state, would come back to power,” he said.
BJP president Rajnath Singh, who was also present at the rally, hailed Raje’s leadership and said that the state had recorded allround development. He urged the people of the state to vote for the BJP for its continuing growth.
Rajasthan is headed for assembly elections Dec 4.