Expressing confidence that it will return to power in Gujarat, BJP on Sunday accused Congress of relying on “confused data” to woo the voters and said the ruling party at the Centre lacked issues.
“Congress was without issues. It merely tried to create some complex confusing data which was inaccurate and contested elections on that strength,” Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley told reporters here.
He claimed that, for ten years, Congress carried on anti-Modi campaigns and “this time it decided that he is a person not to be named. It tried to deflect the issue in the last three weeks, but I am afraid it has not cut much ice.”
Attacking Congress, Mr Jaitley said, “This is the first time a campaign has been marketed by brand ambassadors rather than political leaders.”
He said the results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections will be an “expression of disappointment and disillusionment” for UPA.
Mr Jaitley said the 71 per cent voter turnout in Gujarat is 6 to 7 per cent more than the previous highest. He added, the larger the number of voters coming out to cast their ballot, the bigger will be the margin of BJP’s win in Gujarat.