Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the people of Haryana had already decided to bring the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) back to power, adding Centre's flagship Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign would not have been as effective without the support of villages in the state.
Addressing a rally in Charkhi Dadri, Modi said the upcoming Diwali should be celebrated in the name of "our daughters".
Modi said the people of the state have decided to put their stamp on the clean and transparent administration of the BJP government and bring it back to power.
With wrestler Babita Phogat taking a political plunge as the BJP candidate for the Dadri assembly seat, Modi said daughters of Haryana had proved their mettle in all fields.
"During an informal meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping told me he has seen Dangal movie," Modi said.
"Mahre Choree Choroon Say Kam Hey Ke," he said in Haryanvi.
Twenty-nine-year-old Babita Phogat became a household name after ''Dangal'' (wrestling ring), a film about the struggle of her father and noted wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat to train her and her sister Geeta Phogat, became a runaway hit.
Modi also said that a total of 19 lakh ex-soldiers had benefitted from the One Rank One Pension scheme.
Targetting the Congress party, the prime minister said its leaders were spreading rumours over Article 370 in India and the world.
(With inputs from PTI)
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