Asaduddin Owaisi Slams BJP Candidates List: All political parties are campaigning loudly for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The round of allegations and counter-allegations continues. Now MP Asaduddin Owaisi while speaking at a meeting in Dariapur in central Ahmedabad targeted BJP and PM Modi. Owaisi raised questions about the list of BJP candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Owaisi said that Prime Minister Modi talks of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas’ but there is not a single name from his community in the list of BJP candidates.
‘BJP has said that we do not want the support of Topiwalas’
A video of Owaisi’s speech has been shared on social media, in which he is seen saying, “BJP has now announced the names of all the candidates but Narendra Modi says ‘Sabka saath, sabka vikas, sabka vishwas..’ What do they say, had started Sadbhavna Rally, today no one is visible in BJP’s list. Why is it not visible? So BJP said that we do not want the support of Topiwalas. Will not give us candidates. I am saying Topiwale.”
Which party fielded how many Muslim candidates in Gujarat?
The Muslim population in Gujarat is estimated at 9 percent. BJP has not made any Muslim candidate in the state for 24 years. Congress gave tickets to six Muslims like last time. Aam Aadmi Party has fielded two Muslim faces as candidates.
Owaisi has so many candidates in Gujarat
Asaduddin Owaisi Gujarat assembly elections but one candidate joined the Congress. Owaisi had given ticket to Shahnawaz Khan from Bapunagar in Ahmedabad who has run in Congress. On this matter of Shahnawaz Khan, Owaisi had accused Congress of candidate shopping.
In an interview given to a news channel, Owaisi said that he is also sad that he himself went to Bapunagar to hold a public meeting for his candidate, but the Congress bought his conscience. There is no difference between Congress and BJP.