Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed his first election rally at Merrut in Uttar Pradesh. During his rally Modi abbreviated Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh and Mayawati a “S.C.A.M”. He also linked his Merrut rally with India’s first war of independence in 1857, saying it was a fight against the British then and now it is a battle against poverty and the state’s rulers who have obstructed growth and development.

This was his first rally since the Samajwadi-Congress announced their alliance in the poll bound state.

Here are the highlights:

PM Modi while addressing a rally said:

  • First War of Independence began here in Meerut in 1857; Then the fight was against British, now it’s against poverty In 1857 we fought against British now we have to fought against poverty and we have to get rid of the poverty
  • Uttar Pradesh has so much potential but why don’t the youths of UP have employment opportunities.
  • There is no legal action taken on the culprits behind killings in UP: PM Modi in Meerut.
  • Modi calls Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh, Mayawati is a ‘SCAM’ and this is BJP’s fight against SCAM-Samajwadi Congress Akhilesh Mayawati.
  • PM terms Congress- Samajwadi alliance an opportunistic one.
  • Even if  I try and help UP from Delhi, the state Govt has no intention, the money will go somewhere else, says PM.
  • Taking an apparent dig at the SP-Congress alliance, PM said those who could not save themselves, how can they save the state.
  • BJP allocated Rs 4,000 cr to UP Govt so that they can give health-related aid to you people, but they couldn’t even spend Rs 250 cr.
  • Later, we increased the amount to Rs 7,000 cr and from there they couldn’t even spend Rs 280 cr for the poor.
  • Overthrow those who shield corrupt.
  • Choose between SCAM and Lotus.
  • Two faced Congress have allied with Samajwadi.
  • Every family needs to have their own house and so we’ve started working towards fulfilling this vision by 2022
  • Every family needs to have their own house and so we’ve started working towards fulfilling this vision by 2022.
  • Uttar Pradesh has so much potential but why don’t the youths of UP have employment opportunities.
  • There is no legal action taken on the culprits behind killings in UP: PM Modi in Meerut.
  • Modi calls Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh, Mayawati is a ‘SCAM’ and this is BJP’s fight against SCAM-Samajwadi Congress Akhilesh Mayawati.
  • PM terms Congress- Samajwadi alliance an opportunistic one.
  • Even if I try and help UP from Delhi, the state Govt has no intention, the money will go somewhere else, says PM.
  • Taking an apparent dig at the SP-Congress alliance, PM said those who could not save themselves, how can they save the state.
  • BJP allocated Rs 4,000 cr to UP Govt so that they can give health-related aid to you people, but they couldn’t even spend Rs 250 cr.
  • Overthrow those who shield corrupt.
  • Choose between SCAM and Lotus.

Two faced Congress have allied with Samajwadi.
In Meerut, Jat community has a strong hold who decide the winners in 55 seats. In 2014 general assembly elections The BJP had won 47 out of the 55 in 47 of these 55 constituencies in the 2014 general elections. And as in the Lok Sabha elections of 2014, the youngsters of the community — making around 25-30% — want to give Modi a chance, as of now.