Modi rules out hung Assembly in Karnataka

Last Modified Sunday, 6 May 2018 (10:32 IST)
Bengaluru: ruled out possibility  of after May 12 election stating  that it was a ploy played by the Congress to coverup its imminent defeat.
Before  winding up his day's Electioneering schedule at on Saturday,  Mr Modi said "there is no possibility of hung Assembly and he was very  confident of forming the next government in Karnataka once the  counting of votes takes place on May 15".  
Referring accusation for his move  to demonetise high value currency, Mr Modi accused the Congress party  leaders of being deeply affected by the process which exposed their  black money.  
After the polls the Congress will be reduced to a regional party and dubbed it as "Punjab,
Pudhucherry,  Parivar (PPP)."  This is the last bastion that the Congress will lose after a  series of debacles it saw during the last four year after NDA came to  power at the centre, he said.
Earlier, Mr Modi addressed election meetings  at Tumakuru, Gadag and Shivamogga.  He targeted the Congress for its  poor performance in the last five years in Karnataka and in the name of development  the Ministers had filled their coffers. 
He pointed out the case of  a senior Minister whose declared wealth had increased to over Rs 800  crore in the current election from Rs 75 crores declared in 2008.(UNI)