S.P. PANDEY,Chandigarh March 24 : BJP women’s cell president Mrs Ramnik Sharma and Vice President Mrs Shashi Bala Jain have said that claim of Mrs. Madhu Bansal wife of Congress Lok Sabha candidate Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal about his working for women’s progress are a pack of lies. Addressing women workers and supporters of BJP these leaders said such claims are mere paper claims.
According to a press release issued here BJP leaders said congress leaders are in the habit of making false propaganda. In the last five years Congress lead UPA government and state governments of the party and its allies have done nothing for advancement of women but now as election time approaches they are cooking up false claims to mislead the people. The BJP leaders pointed out that these claims were made in a colony which is full of people suffering hell like living conditions.
Rubbishing Congress claim of historic fall in prices of items of daily use they said it is a white lie. They said Congress party is making false claims about controlling prices in order to divert the attention of people from price rise. They said people of Chandigarh are literate and wise and can not be taken for a ride as they recognise the lies being dished out by Congress leaders. The women leaders asserted that prices of food items continue to be high and are still out of reach of the people belonging to low and middle income families.
The BJP leaders were critical of Congress party for making tall claims about the role of NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) and pointed out that the scheme is not even in force in Chandigarh. They held local MP, who is a central minister too, responsible for this and said this is the height of irresponsibility of the Local MP. The warned the Chandigarh voters about Congress party’s efforts to mislead the voter and get his vote any which way. The women workers and supporters meetings were addressed by State BJP vice president Asha Verma, State secretary Hira Negi and Rajinder Kaur Rattu.