Vansada, Gujarat, Dec 9 (IBNS): Entering the war zone of Gujarat assembly elections campaign, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said his party Congress was trying to united the society while the Opposition is out to divide it in the lines of caste and religion for political gains.
Taking a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Singh at an election rally at Vansada in Navsari district said: "Congress always tried to knit the society and has never indulged in divisive politics."
He said the Opposition is trying to divide the society. He said politics based on caste and religion is bad for the country.
He also took on Modi on the development issue and said development in Gujarat is only for a few privileged people while large sections of people never got to enjoy the fruits of development and remained untouched by it.
He also called the infrastructure of education in Gujarat as poor.
On Friday Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed two rallies in southern Gujarat.