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Remove 'mother-son' regime, urges Modi
Bilaspur/Sarguja -/Jalgaon/Nashik -, April 20 - BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday hit out at the Congress-led UPA, terming it a maa betey ki sarkar - and urged people to vote them out.The Bharatiya Janata Party leader also accused the Congress of using secularism as a tool to divert attention away from the country's real problems.I talk about ending graft, benefitting farmers, protecting our mothers and sisters, giving jobs to the youth, but all they talk about is secularism. Why are they not addressing the real problems of...

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