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With folded hands she [the prime minister, addressing a public meeting at Balasore, Orissa] said; ''I am here as your sister and not as prime minister, and as such I would like you to strengthen my hands at this momentous hour when all sorts of people want to stab me in the back." The Times of India, February 24 "We, the Nehrus, have a long history of sacrifices", she [the prime minister addressing a public meeting at Phulpur, UP] said. "My grandfather built a house, Swarajya Bhavan, which my lather donated to the nation. Then we built another house, Anand Bhavan, which I bequeathed to the people. We do not want anything for ourselves. We want to serve the country even when some people are against us. Our family will continue to do so in the future." Indian Express, February 26 He [Punjab chief minister, Zail Singh] also reminded the people of the "great sacrifices" made by the Patiala house at the time of integration of princely states. The great Guru Govind Singh had also extended patronage to this house. He urged the electorate to vote Amarinder Singh who was the son. of "the great Maharaja Yadavinder Singh".

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