BAREILLY, April 18 -- Launching a scathing attack on the SP-BSP-RLD alliance, home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that it would be wiped out after the elections.

"Once bitter enemies, two parties with opposite ideologies have come together to counter PM Narendra Modi. They were aware that they will not be able to fight Modi on their own and that is why they have come together," said Rajnath Singh, who was addressing a rally in Shahjahanpur, seeking votes for BJP's candidate Arun Sagar.

"No party has the courage to counter Modi and that is why parties across India are coming together," he added.

"The turnout and the trends of the first phase have given a clear indication of a 'Modi wave' and that is why they (other parties) ha...