Amid concerns over slowing economic growth, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday lauded the government's efforts to boost the economy and hailed its actions like demonetisation and introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). (Photo: Twitter)
Shah also slammed Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi over his statement on dynasty politics in the country and accused him of criticising the government on foreign soil. "We welcome political competitiveness. Rahul Gandhi in active politics is in favour of the BJP. We wish that he continues leading the Congress party," Shah said sarcastically. (Photo: AFP)
Amit Shah questioned Rahul Gandhi over scams during the UPA regime which he said were to the tune of Rs 12 lakh crore. "What did he do against his corrupt government. They (Congress) kept the nation poor, deprived of development. Why did Rahul Gandhi allow the policy of appeasement to grow," Shah said. (Photo: PTI)
Amit Shah spoke of demonetisation and GST, saying that there is now an environment in the country that the government is strictly dealing with black money and not letting it rise. (Photo: Twitter)
Speaking of terrorism, Shah said the success the government had achieved over terrorism and Maoism was unparalleled with several of its actions directed against terrorism. (Photo: Twitter)
Shah lauded External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech to the United Nations General Assembly in which she attacked Pakistan as the land of terror.
Shah said that the economy was stronger under this government than it was under the UPA and cited figures to make his point, Union Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters while briefing them on the party president’s speech.
Goyal said Shah praised every aspect of the current economy and appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for that. (Photo: File)