He also presented some "affected" villagers before reporters and claimed that over 200 salt mines would be closed to make way for a refinery, the foundation stone of which would be laid by PM Modi on that day.
The former JD(U) MP claimed that then Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had laid the foundation stone for the same project four years back and added that PM Modi was doing it again on account of the upcoming bypolls to two Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Bypolls are scheduled to be held to the Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha seats of Rajasthan on January 29. The results will be declared on February 1.
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