In a veiled attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi says ‘some people yet to get over poll debacle’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying the top opposition leader was yet to come out of the impact of election results which demonstrated his “weakness.”

Launching a scathing attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his recent comments in Wayanad where he said that Modi’s election campaign was full of “lies, poison and hatred”, the Prime Minister said that some people are finding it hard to come out of the impact of Lok Sabha poll results.

“That’s their problem and their weakness. For us, the chapter of elections has ended and a new chapter has started which is to serve the 130 crore people of this country,” PTI quoted the PM as saying.

The PM further said that thought the BJP could not win in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu but assured that the Centre would speed-up the development works in both the states.

Wishing the newly-elected CM of Andhra Pradesh the PM said that strong governments were formed at the Centre as well as in Andhra Pradesh and wished the CM to take the state on the path of development.

Extending full cooperation from the Centre to Andhra Pradesh PM Modi said that the state has infinite possibilities for growth.

The PM gave this statement while addressing a meeting organized by the Andhra Pradesh BJP at Renigunta. He returned from Sri Lanka today and offered prayers at the Lord Venkateswara temple. He was accompanied by Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

This was PM Modi’s first visit to the famous temple after the BJP stormed to power with a landslide victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.

PM Modi was on his first foreign visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka after re-election from 7-9 June.

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