Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed huge public meeting in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. During his address PM Modi thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for their support during elections. “Elections in Uttar Pradesh has turned into an 'Utsav' of freeing the state from misrule of SP, BSP, Congress,” he said.
Top Highlights of the Mirzapur Rally
PM Modi emphasized that this election in Uttar Pradesh is a fight for the rights of the poor, fight to provide equal opportunities to the youth. “UP elections are about giving opportunities to the state's youth, ensuring safety of people, all round progress of poor,” he said. Uttar Pradesh has the potential to take the whole country forward he further added.
PM Modi attacked the Samajwadi Government and said that they started various projects but could not finish them. “When Mulayam Singh ji was the Chief Minister of UP, he promised opening up of two new bridges, but why is it that they aren't made yet,” he said. He further said that there are wires laid but no electricity in UP and the Government is aware of this, what kind of development is this?
PM took a dig at the BSP party and said, “BSP leader took away stones from Mirazapur for building statues but later when questioned, the leader shied away and said it came from Rajasthan.”
PM further said that the Brass industry is destroyed by SP-BSP governments in the state which destroyed opportunities for youth and lead to exodus. He said, “UP government never paid attention to development works in the state. Brass industry in UP have been shut.”
PM took a dig at the corruption level in the state and said, “From lodging FIRs to jobs, from pension schemes to ration card, termite of corruption has badly gripped Uttar Pradesh.” He also said that election is the best way of defeating corruption and the political parties that encourage it. He also said that the state lacks progress.
He said that Uttar Pradesh has so much potential but the present Samajwadi Government is not interested in development at all. “Uttar Pradesh has so much scope of tourism. The Vindhyachal region being close to Kashi can draw people from around the country,” added the PM. He also said that in order to take the country forward, Eastern UP must develop.
Modi opined that we want to work for the empowerment of poor and said that his government want rural India to be smoke-free. We want them to have access to clean fuel. “We have provided 1.8 cr LPG connections so far,” he said.
Prime Minister Modi mentioned that his government is committed towards the welfare of farmers. He said, “Our aim is to double farmers' income by 2022 when India celebrates her 75th year of independence.”
PM Modi pointed out several steps taken by the Union Government for benefiting the farmers. He spoke about, soil health card scheme, drip irrigation, neem-coating of urea and Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and said these are aimed at benefiting farmers. He further said that his BJP government is continuously undertaking welfare measures for farmers. “We'd waive off their loans, if we come to power,” he added.
He attacked opposition and said that the Government at the state is not giving benefits of schemes to the people. He asked why is it that only 14% farmers gets benefit of the crop insurance scheme while about 60% farmers gets benefitted by it in the BJP ruled states?
Modi said that the BJP was committed to work for welfare of the poor. The Prime Minister noted that the Centre had reduced stent prices which would directly benefit people as cost of treatment would come down.
PM Modi highlighted that he has started a fight against corruption and black money and he will continue to fight it. “SP, BSP, Congress all came together. They attacked us when we took decision to demonetise high value currency to fight corruption,” he added.
Modi urged people to Vote for BJP and change the government for inclusive development of Uttar Pradesh
Several party karyakartas were also present at the public meeting.
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