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Narendra Modi dares politicians at the Centre banking on vote banks to divide the nation or erase names of freedom fighters from the history of India  

Ahmedabad, Sunday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that the politicians banking on vote banks at the Centre can forget the valour and sacrifices of freedom fighters but the people of India can not.

Addressing a function to celebrate Maharana Pratap’s birth anniversary by over 100 organizations people hailing from Rajasthan and Haryana at Surat, he said that Central Government has no time to remember Maharana Pratap or Chhatrapati Shivaji. The vote bank politics has erased the pages of valour of men or women, young or old, from the history ofIndia. For the last 60 years, Indians are just taught only one lesson that only a single family has sacrificed for the nation. Incidentally, the same family has usurped the country’s entire cream.

Mr. Modi dared such politicians against dividing the nation. Politicians may differ on the ideologies but cannot change the history and heritage of India. He warned the government at the Centre not to underestimate the people of India.

 

Recalling association of Gujarat with Rajasthan, he said that Chiitorgarh’s founder Mewad Bappa Rawal’s mother belonged to Gujarat. Maharana Pratap’s horse ‘Chetak’ belonged to the Gujarat’s Kathiawad breed. Maharana Pratap had fought against Mughal sultanate on the issue of cow protection, but unfortunately even the present generation has to fight for cow protection against the current government at the Centre. The time demands that India protects its glorious history.

He said that Gujarat has provided to the nation leadership in both non-violent and armed struggle for freedom. The fight for ‘satyagrah’ was led by Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel. Shhyamji led the armed struggle.

Mr. Modi said it was his privilege to bring the ashes of Shyamaji Krishna Verma from Geneva in 2003, almost 73 years after his death abroad while fighting for freedom struggle. He is happy that Shaymaji’s befitting memorial could be built at Mandvi in Kutch.

Prominent among those present there included Gujarat Ministers Natrootam Patel, Nitin Patel, Mangubhai Patel, Ranjit Gilitwala and Mayor Rajendrabhai Desai, among others.

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PM interacts with leaders of pharma industry
April 19, 2021
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PM Modi appreciates the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
It is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’: PM Modi
Despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions.

PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’. He said essential medicines were made available to more than 150 countries around the world during the pandemic. The Prime Minister stated that despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential.

Noting the second wave of the virus and rising number of cases, PM Modi commended the pharma industry for their efforts to increase production of several necessary drugs. He appreciated them for reducing the price of injections like Remdesivir. To keep the supply of medicines and essential medical equipment going smoothly, PM Modi urged the pharma industry to ensure seamless supply chains. PM Modi also extended government’s support for facilities like Logistics and Transportation.

He urged the industry to conduct more and more researches on threats which can occur in the future along with Covid. This, he said, would help us take the lead in combating the virus.

Seeking cooperation from the pharma industry, PM Modi assured that government is undertaking reforms for new drugs and regulatory processes.

The leaders of the Pharma industry appreciated the proactive help & support received from the Government. They highlighted the efforts made over the last one year in ensuring availability of drugs keeping manufacturing and logistics operational. Operations at the pharma hubs for manufacturing, transportation, logistics and ancillary services are being maintained at optimum levels. The participants also share inputs on the measures being undertaken to meet the overall medicine demand in the country despite the unprecedented increase in demand for some drugs  the COVID Treatment Protocol.

The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS (Health) Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister Chemical and Fertilizer Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MoS (C&F) Mansukh Mandaviya, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr V K Paul Member (H) NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Union Pharmaceutical Secretary, Dr Balram Bharagava, DG ICMR, amongst other officers from Ministries / Departments of Central Government.