Mumbai, March 1 -- Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde reiterated the "400 seats pitch" in the state Legislative Assembly on Friday and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated his life to the nation, as a result of which this time the BJP will cross 400 seats in the Lok Sabha elections.

"PM Modi has dedicated his life to the nation and has not taken a single day of leave. People have supported him too and that's why this time the BJP will cross 400 seats in this Lok Sabha and in the state it will also be crossing 45 seats," CM Shinde said.

Applauding the BJP-led central government, the chief minister said, "Things that didn't happen in the past 50 years have happened in the past 10 years. It's due to Modi ji."

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