New Delhi: Just before Gujarat Assembly Polls 2017, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the state is a very important region for BJP because party has been winning and serving the state for more than two decades. "During 80s politics of social polarisation was rampant here. The region got rid of that under BJP govt and we have been constantly trying to take it on the path to development," Arun Jaitley said in Surat. Here are important excerpts from Arun Jaitley's press briefing.
The 10 years of governance before Modi Ji's govt was the most corrupt govt we have ever seen. It was a leaderless govt. It was said that the then PM is a PM in office but not in power.: FM Arun Jaitley
Foreign Investments had completely stopped at a point in India. Today we have come up by 42 positions in the World ranking of Ease of doing business.: FM Arun Jaitley
While BJP has maintained its credibility, Congress is slowly becoming extinct.: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
The results haven't been out yet and they have already started making excuses for their defeat.: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
BJP has always been seen as a pro-Hindutva party so if an original is available why one would prefer a clone?: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley