"While the UPA government plundered Rs 10 lakh crore in the country in 76 scams, the present NDA government under Narendra Modi could mobilise Rs 2 lakh crore by auctioning 20 of the 230 mines and Rs one lakh crore through spectrum auctions," Shah said.

He was inaugurating BJP's 'Secretariat siege' as part of the party's agitation against UDF government for alleged corruption in governance and "adjustment agitation" by CPI (M) led Opposition.

The meeting took place amidst heavy rains in the city. On the Congress's jibe about Prime Minister's frequent foreign trips, he cited the respect received by PM Modi during his overseas visits was not for any particular person or BJP government, but for the people of the country. "It is not respect for a particular person or BJP government. But to the 125 crore people of the country," he added.

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