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Sangareddy (Telangana), March 5 (IANS) Continuing his attack on Congress and its allies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that ‘parivarvad’ is a threat to democracy and does not allow new talent to emerge.Addressing a public meeting here, PM Modi lashed out at INDIA bloc leaders for saying that he has no family.He said from Jammu and Kashmir to Tamil Nadu, ruling families have become strong but states have been destroyed.The Prime Minister alleged that Congress and its allies have stooped to the level of abusing him and his family. “They are abusing me because I expose their scams of thousands of crores. I am against parivarvad but I don’t make personal allegations,” he said.“I say parivarvad is a danger for democracy, it is against talent and against youth but they are saying Modi has no family. Do the families have a licence to steal? Are they free to steal and capture power,” he asked.PM Modi said he had seen a chief minister whose 50 family members were occupying high posts.He slammed the opposition leaders for their assertion that they are fighting an ideological battle against him.“They say family first, I say nation first. This is the ideological fight. For them their families are everything and for me every family of the country is everything. For their family interests, they sacrificed the nation’s interests and I sacrificed myself for the nation’s interests,” he said, reiterating that 140 crore Indians are his family.The Prime Minister said that the family-centric parties are so insecure that they do not allow youth to come up in

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