As the stage is set for Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's first rally in the national capital, Janata Dal-United leader Sabir Ali on Sunday accused the opposition party workers for luring people to attend the rally with food, money and alcohol. “BJP party workers are luring people to attend the rally with food, money and alcohol,” Ali said
“Modi has no factor for himself; but only money factor. He has lots of money and delivers money across the state. People like him will become PM only to run country with money,” he added.
Modi, who was recently declared as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, will address a mega rally in Delhi today The BJP says that it expects at least five lakh people to attend the event.
According to television reports, an 80x40 ft stage has been erected at the sprawling Japanese Park in Rohini in north-west Delhi where Modi will be delivering a 45-minute-long speech and will later unveil his 100-feet-long portrait. Meanwhile, security has been tightened in and around the venue and arrangements have been made for medical and fire services. Around 3,000 policemen and paramilitary personnel will also provide security in and around the venue. Special buses have been arranged to bring in students and supporters from far-flung areas of Delhi.
Diplomats from 40 different nations are likely to participate in the event. Sportspersons, ex-service men, former senior bureaucrats have also been invited.