No money for campaign, my accounts sealed by Modi govt: Virbhadra Singh

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who is aiming for his seventh term as CM, on November 3 launched a counter offensive against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hours after his poll rally at Rehan (Kangra), accusing him and the BJP of misusing money and power to try and win the state Assembly polls. He claimed that he had no money for fighting elections as all his bank accounts had been sealed by the central agencies like ED and CBI.
At Nurpur, only a few km from Rehan, Chief Minister said: “Modi ji, you come to Himachal hundred times, we welcome you. But I can tell you, I haven’t seen (in my life) such a public display and misuse of power and money as you and the BJP are doing in Himachal Pradesh polls.”
He added that it was a mistake on PM and BJP’s part that they could “terrorize” him by “misuse of power”. Virbhadra Singh also accused Modi of using indecent language against him at election rallies. “I have seen PMs earlier also, but everyone spoke a language which was decent and didn’t cross certain limits. But today, you (Modi) went beyond those limits…If you want to finish us by using scare of power that will only strength our resolve to fight back and emerge stronger,” he said.
He raked up the issue of BJP chief Amit Shah’s son, demanding to know how his profits allegedly multiplied exponentially after Modi government’s rise to power. “Why no probe has been ordered against him. Law should be equal to all,” said the CM.

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