Taking a dig at Narendra Modi’s seaplane ride, Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday asked the Prime Minister if the plane was “Made in India” or was “imported” just to show off.
“Just an innocent question. Is this plane Made in India or has been imported just to show off,” tweeted Hardik mocking Modi’s ‘Make in India’ project.
The 24-year-old leader, who joined hands with the Congress ahead of Gujarat polls, wondered if the plane could be used sprinkle pesticides on crops to help farmers.
In an earlier tweet, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader targeted the BJP government for being arrogant and said that even Lanka was developed but it was Ravana’s arrogance that reduced it to ashes.
On the last day of campaigning in Gujarat, PM Modi took off in a seaplane from the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to pray at the famous Ambaji temple, as he showcased the development in his home state.
Modi landed at Dharoi Dam, about 180 km away from Ahmedabad and then headed to the famous Ambaji temple in Mehsana to offer prayers.
The seaplane ride was Plan B after the PM’s roadshow in Ahmedabad on Tuesday was cancelled due to security concerns. He returned by the same sea-plane.
Many have termed the plane ride a masterstroke of PM Modi to showcase the development that has taken place under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the last 22 years.
Tuesday is the last day for campaigning for the elections and all the political campaigning will halt at 5 pm.
Door-to-door campaigning will be allowed wearing the party symbol on caps and T-shirts.
The second phase polls on Thursday will see around two crore voters decide the fate of 1,828 candidates fighting for 93 assembly seats.