Participating in a Q&A session at the University of California, Berkeley, last month, he said, "I am an Opposition leader, but Modi is also my Prime Minister".
"Rahul Gandhi's optical glasses are made in Italy and as such he can not see the development taking place in India...the biggest achievement of the current NDA government is that we have given a PM who speaks", Shah said.
Amit Shah's son Jay Shah is facing media heat after news portal The Wire claimed his business saw 16000 percent growth after Modi became prime minister of India.
All the attacks directed at Nehru-Gandhi family from their pocket borough came at a time when Rahul Gandhi is raising the heat and dust in the villages of Gujarat.
Rahul Gandhi also took potshots at Modi in a tweet.
Shah said while Amethi had been a VIP constituency for decades, why there was no Collectorate office, TB hospital, FM centre of All India Radio and houses for the poor. "Going on a warning note, Yogi said that he wouldn't allow either of "son or son-in-law" to snatch farmers" land the Gandhi family trust has originally acquired to set up a cycle manufacturing plant.
In another broadside against the BJP, the Congress leader had said on Sunday, "We finally found the only beneficiary of demonetisation". Gujarat's people know the development it has seen; please look at your constituency Rahul Baba.
Taking a potshot at the Congress VP who has mocked the BJP government in Gujarat during his ongoing tour while saying that there had been little development in the state, Amit Shah said that he could not see the development because of his Italian glasses.
Praising Irani, who had lost to Rahul in Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Shah said: "BJP had won four of the five Assembly seats because Irani has been visiting Amethi and working for the people even after losing in 2014". But when the Uri attack happened, it was the Modi government and not the Congress government (in power). Mr. Shah said Ms. She said the Congress leader was making fun of development in Gujarat but had no answer for the lack of it in his own backyard in Amethi. She further added that even when the Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, the Congres was always a hindrance to the development of the state.
The intense campaign by the BJP comes in the wake of Rahul alleging that "step-motherly treatment" was being meted out by the Modi and Yogi governments to Amethi as it had voted for Congress.