SCAM stands for Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh, Mayawati: PM Modi's top quotes at Meerut rally

"The first war of Independence began here in Meerut in 1857. Then the fight was against the British and now the war is to eradicate poverty," PM Modi said addressing a rally in Meerut.

In his first rally before Uttar Pradesh votes in the first phase of seven-phase Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on the newly formed alliance between Samajwadi Party and Congress terming it as a pact of opportunism.

Addressing a rally in Meerut, where voting in scheduled to take place on February 11, PM Modi once again used his wordplay act to slam the Opposition. "This election is against a SCAM. Uttar Pradesh has to get rid of this SCAM if it has to develop. SCAM stands for - Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh and Mayawati," Modi said to a huge response from the crowd.


1. The BJP's fight is against SCAM which stands for Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh and Mayawati.

2. Now you decide if you want SCAM or LOTUS. If you want scam or development? Until you free UP from SCAM the state won't see any development.

3. You made me PM, and it is over 2 years, do you have any complain? Did I do anything to defame your country? I still need to pay debts to Uttar Pradesh and its people, I need to do more.

4. Even if I want to work for the development of your state, it will be stopped by the state government, so it is important to remove these people (Samajwadi Party government) from Lucknow.

5. For over 40 years, the army veterans were fooled by governments. But we approved One Rank One Pension (OROP) as promised.

6. Our jawans conducted surgical stikes to give a befitting reply to Pakistan. But some leaders raised questions over the military operation.

7. Some even said how come none of the Indian soldiers die in such an operation.You tell me, those who have stopped to such level...should they be allowed to do politics?

8. On November 8, 2016, old notes were banned from circulation. It was a huge setback for those who had accumulated wealth by wrong means.

9. The money they had kept hidden for 70 years, was forced to be deposited in banks.

10. Every family needs to have their own house, so we've started working towards fulfilling this vision by 2022.

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