New Delhi, Feb 5: In his first speech as MP in Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah hits out at Congress, sings peans for PM Modi.
This was Amit Shah's first speech as an MP in Rajya Sabha and he was in an attacking mode. Shah slammed the UPA government that was in power before the 2014 general elections. He said that for the first time after independence, a non-Congress party was given a huge mandate by the public and it was for the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Despite getting absolute majority, BJP formed government with NDA members.
Taking a dig at Congress 'Pakoda' jibe Shah said,"If a man sells 'pakodas' today, it is possible that his generations after him may end up being industrialists. Nothing is impossible if a tea-seller's son can become the prime minister by dint of his hard work."
Pointing to PM's big achievements Shah said that Ujjwala scheme has bettered the lives of millions of rural women who earlier used primitive methods of lighting fire.
"UPA has suffered from policy paralysis," pointed out Amit Shah.
Shah lamented that they inherited a poor legacy and that everything was in total mess when thy came to power.
Shah was supposed to speak in the last session but due to frequent adjournments his turn did not arrive.