He said that the BJP had been criticising the government for opening more colleges but the initiative has helped in increasing enrolment in higher education and Himachal Pradesh was rated among the top states in this regard. Lashing out at the BJP for "stooping too low", the Chief Minister said that he knew the pulse of every BJP leader and their tactics to run away from meaningful debate and level false and malicious charges to tarnish the image of Congress leaders.
He said it has become the habit of the BJP to create furore in the state Assembly to divert the attention of the people from real issues.
Thakur claimed that the development had come to a complete halt during the BJP government in the state and now its leaders are opposing the development on one pretext or the other.
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