PM Blogs on his visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji

November 21, 2014

Dear Friends, On the evening of the 19th, my trip to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji concluded. While on the way back I was reflecting on the last ten days - what did we achieve, what were the outcomes for India and that is when I thought I should also share some thoughts with you through my Blog. To begin with, it is vital to understand the historic uniqueness of this visit. In the case of Austral

A victory for the people, a victory for India and the triumph of the ballot

May 12, 2014

Dear Friends, India has voted.  The biggest festival of democracy has just concluded and in those lakhs of EVMs lays the verdict of the people of India. Counting of votes will take place on 16thof May but today we already have the undisputed winners and they are the people of India! Once again, India has won, the power of the ballot has triumphed and the spirit of democracy has shown itself to b

Extensive, Innovative and Satisfying: The Story of 2014 Campaign

May 10, 2014

Dear Friends, Today marks the culmination of a long campaign for 2014 Lok Sabha Elections. I addressed my final rally in Ballia, the land of the hero of 1857 Mangal Pandey, in Eastern UP. Since September 13th 2013 when the responsibility of being the BJP’s PM candidate was given to me, I have been travelling across the length and breadth of India. Friends in the Party told me that I have addre

Varanasi: A glorious past, an even glorious future for the ancient city that is India’s pride

April 24, 2014

Dear Friends, Today I embark on a unique and memorable journey from the land of Somnath to the city of Lord Vishwanath. Later today I will be filing my nomination papers from Varanasi as the BJP candidate.  I would like to thank the leadership of the Party for giving me this opportunity to contest elections from this city that has such a rich history and culture. I bow to the Party Karyakartas wh

Varanasi shall set in motion the wheels of change that will take India on the path of good governance.

April 02, 2014

Sisters and Brothers of Varanasi, For thousands of years, the ancient city of Varanasi has been a symbol of knowledge, education and culture. Varanasi is the city of Lord Shiva; he who is a linking-bridge between various cultures;he who drank poison himself to save the World from evils& is known as Neelkanth. Today, the eyes of entire nation are set on Varanasi & the reason of it is also

CM blogs on 65th Republic Day: Looking towards the future and strengthening our Republic with the motto of India First

January 26, 2014

Dear Friends, Today, we celebrate our 65th Republic Day. 64 years ago, on this very day; we formally became a Republic and adopted our Constitution. Today is a day of national strength and self confidence. Republic Day fills each and every one of us with strong emotions. It brings to mind powerful images of India’s military, parading to the world its full might and grandeur. It makes us salute o

On National Voters' Day, Narendra Modi calls for proactive voter registration for strengthening of our democracy!

January 25, 2014

National Voters’ Day: A Clarion Call for Voter Registration Dear Friends,  My heartfelt greetings to all of you on National Voters’ Day!  I convey my greetings to the Election Commission of India, which came into existence on this day. I congratulate the EC of India for having steadfastly stood as a guardian and protector of the most important democratic process in India – elections, for over 6

Satyameva Jayate: Truth Alone Triumphs

December 27, 2013

My dear sisters and brothers, The law of nature is that Truth alone triumphs - Satyameva Jayate. Our judiciary having spoken, I felt it important to share my inner thoughts and feelings with the nation at large. The end brings back memories of the beginning. The devastating earthquake of 2001 had plunged Gujarat into the gloom of death, destruction and sheer helplessness. Hundreds of lives were

A life of unmatched determination, an unbreakable commitment towards social justice: Remembering Dr. Ambedkar on his Punya Tithi

December 06, 2013

Dear Friends, On his Punya Tithi, I bow to the proud son of India, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. When we look back at the life and times of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, we will see that his is a story of unmatched determination, an unbreakable commitment towards social justice and the courage to overcome every obstacle in pursuit of fulfilling the goal. Coming from the lowest strata of society meant that h

Elections: True festivals of democracy!

December 04, 2013

Dear Friends, Today marks the culmination of yet another successful demonstration of the strength of our democracy. Over the past few weeks, 5 states, Mizoram, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have voted for new Assemblies and there have been by-elections in 2 states, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The credit for this goes to the Election Commission of India, who must be congratulated