Raking up issue of blackmoney Modi slams centre for excavation in Unnao

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Updated: 18 Oct 2013 05:43 AM

Chennai: Raking up the issue of blackmoney, BJP's
Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today targeted the government
for being unable to bring back the money stashed by Indian "thieves and
looters" in foreign banks.

He raised the issue while mocking at the excavation being conducted by the
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh after a
saint said he had dreamt about 1000 tonnes of gold being underneath at a
place there.

"The whole world is laughing at us over this bizarre exercise. Somebody
dreamt and the government has launched an excavation...The money hidden by
thieves and looters of India in foreign banks is much more than 1000
tonnes of gold. If you (government) bring back that money, you won't have
to do digging for gold (in Unnao)," Modi said here while attacking the

Addressing a gathering here, the BJP leader said a "cyclone of change" has
gripped the nation.

He referred to the cyclone 'Phailin' which recently hit Odisha and Andhra
Pradesh and said it did not make much impact as the "cyclone for change"
is already underway in the country.

He said "people are dreaming of Congress-free India" and Tamil Nadu, where
BJP has little presence, is also part of this wave.

"In north India, nobody believes that even in Tamil Nadu there is a wave
of change," he said and referred to his big rally in Trichy a few weeks
back to buttress his point.