Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, Oct 25 (IBNS): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday hit out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and said it has made 'new records' in corruption.
"The UPA government is making new records in corruption," Swaraj said while addressing a rally in Mandi district of poll-bound Himachal Pradesh.
She said prices of commodities have increased due to the government´s wrong policies.
"Prices of commodities have increased because of the government´s wrong policies and corruption," she said.
Attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, she said: "The Prime Minister said money does not grow on tree. I will like to tell him that money falls in the pockets of Congress leaders."
Defending party president Nitin Gadkari on alleged corruption charges levelled against him, Swaraj said: "Gadkari did not run away. Gadkari faced the media and explained himself on many television channels."