New Delhi: Countering the government's and Congress' allegations that the NDA has been an irresponsible and disruptive Opposition, BJP on Thursday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dispensation is not keen on passing the Food Security and Land Acquisition Bills and trying to put the blame on it.

The party also picked holes in the UPA report card on its performance in the last four years and said it is making false claims of success. BJP charged that the report card does not stand scrutiny on figures, facts and statements made in the document.

"We want the Food Security and the Land Acquisition Bills to be passed with certain amendments," BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi said. He rubbished UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's charge that the Opposition had frequently disrupted Parliament which had prevented passage of important bills.

"Did this government not get the Indo-US Civilian Nuclear Deal and the FDI in multi-brand retail issues passed in Parliament despite our opposition to them. So why can they not get the Food Security and the Land Acquisition bills passed? The first two were matters of interest to them but these two bills are not," Trivedi said.

"GDP growth figures stood at 8.4 percent in 2004 and have been reduced to around 5 percent today. Inflation was 3.77 percent in 2004 and is 7 percent today, he said.

Trivedi cited NSSO figures- which were also referred to by the Planning Commission- stating that 6.7 crore jobs were created during the NDA rule while only 27.20 lakh jobs have been created by the UPA in nine years.

"There has been negative growth in agriculture and manufacturing sector under the rule of the renowned economist Prime Minister," he said.


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