Come elections, we can see fantastic oratory among our leaders and when it comes to inspiring people with the power of his thoughts and speech, Shri Modi towers over the rest.
Here we bring you an assortment of his speeches in this season of elections…
“Pradhan Mantri ji, does any minister of Pakistan have the right to comment on India’s internal matters?”
On Saturday 15th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed public meetings in Tharad, Dhanera & Palanpur (Banaskantha district), Visnagar, Prantij and Modasa (Sabarkantha district). Shri Modi came out all guns blazing against the statements of Pakistan’s Interior Minister Mr. Rehman Malik in which he equated 26/11 with Ayodhya and affirmed that such statements can be made by visiting Pakistan minister because the Congress-led UPA Government lacks strength. He asked the Prime Minister, “Pradhan Mantri ji, does any minister of Pakistan have the right to comment on India’s internal matters? How did he say this?”
“Am surprised the President of a Party that is running the Government at the Centre and has Governments in so many states has to spread such lies”
On Friday 14th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed a massive public meetings in Anand, Himmatnagar and his constituency Maninagar. Referring to the lies spread by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi during her visit to Gujarat today, Shri Modi expressed surprise that the President of a Party that is running the Government at the Centre and has Governments in so many states has to spread such canards. He asked her why is she getting too restless that she has to speak such lies.
“Rahul Baba Zuban Sambhal Ke Boliye. You language does not suit democracy”
On Friday 14th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed people across 53 places of Gujarat through 3D projection technology. On Mr. Rahul Gandhi’s statement that only 1 voice is heard in Gujarat. Shri Modi said, “There are more than 5000 schemes named after your father, your grandmother, great grand father’s name. Have you spoken about anyone else? You say my father struggled, my grandmother but did others not struggle?” he asked Mr. Rahul Gandhi to think 50 times before making such allegations of 1 voice being heard- “Rahul Baba Zuban Sambhal Ke Boliye. You language does not suit democracy” Shri Modi said.
“With the coming of the UPA, Gujarat gets Rs. 8000 crore less as compared to what it got during NDA time.”
On Friday 14th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi once again delivered a befitting reply to the lies spread by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi while she was campaigning in Gujarat on the same day. On Mrs. Sonia Gandhi’s comments that the UPA has given more money to Gujarat as compared to the NDA, Shri Modi asked the UPA Chairperson not to resort to such lies and mislead the nation. He shared that after the coming of the UPA, Gujarat gets Rs. 8000 crore per year less as compared to what it got during Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s NDA Government. “Do not mislead the nation!” he urged the Congress President.
“Who pocketed these Rs. 125 crore and who has ruined the lives of the traders of India? In the court of the people let us show that a nation of 120 crore people cannot be bought”
On Monday 10th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed large public meetings at 9 places. The Chief Minister took on the UPA over the FDI in retail and expressed scathing criticism about the news report that Walmart paid Rs. 125 crore to enter India. He asked who pocketed these Rs. 125 crore and who has ruined the lives of the people of India? He affirmed that the Congress may have won in the Parliament but it is for the people to show them that in the court of people that this decision is not acceptable. “A nation of 120 crore cannot be bought!” he avowed.
“It is very sad that the Prime Minister came, Madam Sonia ji came and they too used language that hurt people of Gujarat”
History was created yet again on the evening of Monday 10th December 2012 when Shri Narendra Modi addressed people across 53 places of Gujarat through 3D projection technology. Shri Modi said “It is very sad that the Prime Minister came, Madam Sonia ji came and they too used language that hurt people of Gujarat! I thought we will have a positive talk on what Delhi can do for Gujarat but sadly even the nation’s PM is not above votebank politics!”
“Country has realized the PM cannot move beyond votebank politics”
On the evening of Sunday 9th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi came out all guns blazing against the Prime Minister for spreading lies while the PM was campaigning in Gujarat today. “Pradhan Mantri ji ne Gujarat aakar khoob jhoot bola (The Prime Minister came to Gujarat and spoke a lot of lies)!” he affirmed.
“If Gujarat was under the Congress can you imagine the Disha of Gujarat? Loot of Delhi would be going on in Gujarat”
On Sunday 9th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed large public meetings in Santrampur (Panchmahal district), Sanjeli (Dahod district) and Pavi Jetpur (Vadodara district). Shri Modi talked at length about the development initiatives in Gujarat and asked people to think of what would have happened in Gujarat was under Congress. “If Gujarat was under the Congress, can you imagine Dasha of Gujarat? Loot of Delhi would be on in Gujarat,” he affirmed.
“Mrs. Sonia Gandhi was trying to reap political dividends in the name of Tribal communities but Congress Governments failed to provide even drinking water to them”
On the evening of Saturday 8th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed 8 public meetings in various parts of Gujarat. Shri Modi spoke at Ahwa (Dang District), Vansda (Navsari district), Vapi (Valsad district), Gariyadhar (Bhavnagar district), Talala (Junagadh district), Lalpur (Jamnagar district), Kalol and Mansa (Gandhinagar district). Puncturing the lies spread by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi while campaigning in Gujarat, Shri Modi said that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation that she herself heads wrote in a report that Gujarat is the fastest growing state in India.
“We have made Saputara the apple of Gujarat’s eye. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan invites people to visit Saputara!”
On Saturday 8th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed a huge gatherings in Ahwa (Dang district) and Vapi (Valsad District). The Chief Minister spoke about the comprehensive steps taken by the Gujarat Government for the development of the Tribal communities of Gujarat. “I want to work for the development of Gujarat and the well being of our Tribal communities,” he said.
“Congress has no issues in this election. Mrs. Sonia Gandhi said ‘my mother-in-law had visited this area and you supported her so support us also.’ What does this show of the understanding of the Congress?”
On Friday, 7th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed 7 public meetings across various parts of Gujarat. Meetings were held in Zeda (Banaskantha district), Sami (Patan district), Malvan (Surendranagar district), Fala (Jamnagar district), Jamkandorana, Jamnagar City and Ahmedabad. The Chief Ministergave a befitting reply to the lies spread by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi during her campaign rally in Surat.
“Congress ruled for years but never looked towards the people that is the reason people have rejected them for so many years”
Shri Narendra Modi addressed massive public meetings in North Gujarat on the morning of Friday 7th December 2012. The Chief Minster spoke at Zeda in Banaskantha district followed by Sami in Patan district. Shri Modi said that the Congress ruled for years but never looked at the people and that is the reason that the people have rejected them for so many years. He stated that political pundits say there is no wave in Gujarat but he has travelled the entire state and he sees a super storm in favour of the BJP!
“Congress is a matter of the past in Gujarat”
“Congress has ruined the nation and now they have their eyes set on Gujarat!” warned Shri Narendra Modi as he made a strong pitch to the people to vote for the BJP and reject the Congress in the 2012 Gujarat Vidhan Sabha elections. Shri Modi was speaking at 2 massive public meetings held atMakarpura and Harinagar in Vadodara on the evening of 6th December 2012.
“Gujarat’s farmer is asking you, why did you ban cotton exports when prices were highest?”
Shri Narendra Modi addressed large public meetings at Keshod (Junagadh district) and Babra (Amreli district) on the morning of 6th December 2012. Shri Modi raised pointed questions on the cotton export ban and providing relief in the wake of late rainfall to Dr. Manmohan Singh and Mrs. Sonia Gandhi and asked them to answer the people of Gujarat when they visit the state to campaign in the coming days.
“Congress giving nation to foreigners. Out of 18, 14 parties opposed FDI in the Lok Sabha but due to sword of CBI some parties did not vote and Congress won through back door”
On the evening of Wednesday 5th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi spoke at a massive public meeting in Rajkot. He expressed confidence that the Congress will be uprooted in the upcoming elections and pointed out that the reason for their historic defeat will be that it is only bothered about the chair and it is least bothered about the people or how the people see them.
“There can be mistakes in a democracy but no one has the right to stab workers in the back.’
On the morning of 6th December 2012 senior Congress leader, former Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat and a stalwart of the education, cooperatives sector Shri Narhari Amin joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the august presence of Shri Narendra Modi.
"Who had imagined that Kutch, a place severely destroyed by earthquake will shine bright again"
On the afternoon of 5th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed a large public meeting in Nand Gam, Bhachau and Bhuj in Kutch. The Chief Minister spoke about the remarkable development in Kutch in the last decade and continued his direct attack on the Congress for its anti-Gujarat mindset.
“Congress may try hard but it will be wiped out of Gujarat, people will punish them for cheating”
On Wednesday 5th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Shri Ranchhodrai Rai Temple at Dakor. After that Shri Modi addressed a massive public meeting in Dakor (Kheda district) and Kalol (Panchmahal district). The Chief Minister spoke of the new heights of development scaled by Gujarat and pointed out that both industry and agriculture are growing together in the state.
“Those days are gone when Delhi Sultanate can do injustice to Gujarat. I will stand as a wall if that happens”
On the evening of 4th December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed people across 52 places of Gujarat simultaneously using 3D Projection technology. In a detailed speech, Shri Modi spoke about the development of Gujarat and came down heavily on the Congress for their anti-Gujarat mindset. He also minced no words in stating that if there is any injustice from Delhi to Gujarat, he will stand as a wall and not let the people of Gujarat bear any injustice.
“Congress does not want development, they want to keep people in poverty and darkness”
Taking the campaign of the BJP ahead, Shri Narendra Modi addressed a large rallies at Nizar (Tapi district), Mandvi (South Gujarat) and Sanand on Tuesday 4th December 2012. He said that the Congress gave a Chief Minister from the Tribal community, spoke of Garibi Hatao but failed to create facilities for children from the Tribal communities to study science at the Class XII level!
“You have India, we have Gujarat- let us compete on development!”
"Congress party is a burden for the nation and Gujarat Congress is an enemy of Gujarat"
On the evening of 3rd December 2012, Shri Narendra Modi delivered an electrifying speech in Porbandar. He said that the Congress party is a burden for the nation and the Gujarat Congress is an enemy of Gujarat. He affirmed that in the coming elections, it would not only be a BJP wave but a BJP super storm.
“Sankalp Patra is a strong commitment towards development, it’s a blueprint for the next 5 years”
On the afternoon of Monday 4th December 2012 the Gujarat BJP released the Sankalp Patra, its manifesto for the 2012 Gujarat Vidhan Sabha Elections. The Sankalp Patra is a comprehensive document listing out a clear and coherent vision for the development of all sections of society over the next 5 years.
“Think about Gujarat and development comes to the mind and when you think about UPA, what comes to the mind is scams, corruption, price rise”
After a phenomenal response in South Gujarat and Ahmedabad district, Shri Narendra Modi addressed huge public meetings in various parts of Saurashtra. First Shri Modi addressed a meeting in Gondal (Rajkot district) followed by Dhola (Bhavnagar district) and then addressed a massive rally in Bhavnagar city. Shri Modi spoke about the development initiatives in Gujarat and came down heavily on the UPA over its colossal failures on every front.
“Congress not only failed when they were in power in Gujarat but also have failed as an opposition due to which they will be defeated in the upcoming elections”
On the morning of Sunday 2nd December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi addressed large public meetings in Rajpipla (Narmada district), Jambusar (Bharuch district) and Dhandhuka (Ahmedabad district).The public meetings were attended by record number of people, who came to listen to the inspiring words of Shri Narendra Modi.
"My only Dharma, Karma, Mantra is the development of Gujarat"
Addressing massive public meetings in Katargam and Pandesara Surat on Saturday 1st December 2012 Shri Narendra Modi affrimed that the Congress is treating Gujarat like an enemy state and that it is an expert at spreading lies. “My only Dharma, Karma, Mantra is the development of Gujarat!” he stated amid thunderous applause from the people gathered.
“6 crore Gujaratis are unanimous against injustice and unanimous for development”
On Saturday 1st December 2012 after offering prayers at the Somnath Temple, Shri Narendra Modi addressed large public gatherings in Khambha, Veraval and Mahuva. He stated that the Congress is not worried about the nation, its youth or the farmers but is only interested in votebank politics and filling its coffers. He stated that the agenda of the BJP is ‘Sauno Saath, Sauno Vikas.”
“We are marching ahead with the Mantra of Vikas, Vishwaas, Vijay & I am sure the voters will give a fitting reply to those who believe they can win in Gujarat on the basis of their money power.”
On Friday 30th November 2012 Shri Narendra Modi filed his nomination from the Maninagar Assembly constituency. Before filing his papers he had an interaction with people of the constituency where he delivered a soul stirring address on the strengths of the BJP, the failure of the UPA and why the Congress will not be able to win the hearts of the people of Gujarat…
“Gujarat has never bent and will never bend, Delhi Sultanate should know this!”
Continuing his pioneering usage of innovative technology, Shri Narendra Modi addressed people from 26 places (covering 15 districts) using 3D technology. He asked that despite being the world’s most youthful nation, will any youngster today feel he or she has a secure future under UPA? The public meetings were very well attended across all venues.
“Gujarat has instilled faith and trust among people in the political system, which was eroded by Congress culture over the last decades.”
While interacting with BJP Karyakartas at Maninagar, Shri Modi spoke on a variety of issues ranging from democracy, politics to the 2012 elections. He stated that the BJP follows politics of development whereas Congress follows votebank politics of diving people.
“The reason behind Gujarat’s development is the determination and farsightedness of the people of Gujarat. If there was no political stability, we would not have scaled these heights of development.”
History was made on Sunday 18th November 2012 when Shri Modi addressed people across 4 cities of Gujarat using 3D projection technology. It was for the first time that technology was used in this manner to innovatively connect with people. In an inspiring speech, Shri Modi urged people to make Lotus victorious in 2012 Gujarat Vidhan Sabha Elections.
“BJP is lucky it is blessed with so many young, energetic Karyakartas.”
Having been an organization man all throughout his life, trust Shri Modi to be able to mesmerize fellow Karyakartas and especially when they are dedicated youngsters. On 31st October 2012 Shri Modi gave an inspiring speech at the start of BJYM Vijay Prayan Abhiyan. He declared that come 20th December, we will celebrate another Diwali!