Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today challenged Gujarat Chief Minister Mr Narender Modi to debate on the issue of development with statistics. He said that people in the country were being misguided on the issue of Gujarat Model of development whereas Haryana was a front runner state.While addressing public meeting during his Rath Yatra in kaithal today, he said that Gujarat Model is only a showpiece. Mr Narender Modi would have to see himself development taking place in the different parts of Haryana, he added. He said that in Gujarat the farmers are being supplied electricity at 27 times higher rate as compare to that of Haryana. Adding that it was 10 paise per unit in Haryana. Mr hooda questioned if Mr Modi was projecting himself as pro-farmer why did not he supply electricity to the farmers at a economical rate. Mr Hooda said that while in Gujarat the old age allowance is Rs. 400 per month, it is Rs. 1000 in Haryana. He asked, has Mr Modi replied to it.
Hooda said that Haryana was ahead of Gujarat in the areas of giving wages to MANREGA workers, rate of Sugarcane and wheat, production of Mustard, Bajra and yield of milk. Not only this as compare to Gujarat diesel is cheaper in Haryana by Rs. 8 per litre. Also, petrol is cheaper by more than Rs. 6 per liter. In such a situation, Haryana is exposing the concept of Gujarat Model.While referring to issue of sports, Mr Hooda said that Gujarat was no parallel to Haryana because the sports persons of Haryana have bagged several medals in international events like olmpics and commonwealth games. Whereas Gujarat was far behind. Mr hooda strongly advocated the implementation of Haryana Model in the country.While interacting mediapersons, Mr Hooda said that there was no opposition in Haryana whereas congress was getting massive support from all sections of the society. Mr Hooda said that congress would win all the ten loksabha seat in Haryana on the basis of development. He said that after the loksabha election the INLD would eliminated from the state and BJP would rank among the traded parties.