Till a decade ago, Gujarat and agriculture were considered much like chalk and cheese. The state was drought hit 7 out of every 10 years and with no perennial rivers apart from the Narmada, the farmers only turned to the rain Gods for water.

A decade later, the picture has altered completely. Today the farmer is prospering and at a time when the nation’s agriculture is growing at 3%, Gujarat’s agriculture is soaring at 11%!

This quantum leap wouldn’t have been possible without a determined effort by the Government to bring about a paradigm shift in agriculture systems of Gujarat. It was a vision, backed by spotless implementation. Today, as the month long Krishi Mahotsav surges on, Gujarat’s farmers are getting opportunities that could not even dream of a decade ago! Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi addresses the farmers every evening each time on a different theme that celebrates the farmer, celebrates agriculture and celebrates Gujarat!

29th, May 2012- Shri Narendra Modi speaking on Gujarat's success in cotton production
25th May 2012- Gujarat has created strong pre-harvest and post-harvest infrastructure, leaving nothing to the vagaries of climate or any other factor. This is a win-win situation for farmers.
23rd May 2012- Krishi Mahotsav is a celebration for a cause, that of a qualitative change in the lifestyle of the farmer. This is one speech you wouldn’t want to miss.
22nd May 2012- Shri Modi sharing an insight on how the Sardar Sarovar project has brought sparkles of joy in the lives of Gujarat’s farmers.
21st May 2012- Through innovative ideas such a impetus to horticulture or to convert solid wastes into compost manures, Gujarat has brought a paradigm change in the agrarian pattern, much to the joy of its hardworking farmers.
19th May 2012- How does using latest technology enhance agriculture growth? Know about Gujarat's fusion of agriculture and technology that delivered stellar results.
18th May 2012- Shri Modi speaks on seeds and Gujarat's achievement of having enough stock of quality of seeds for Kharif crops.
17th May 2012- Krishi Mahotsav travels to South Gujarat. Shri Modi visited mega Krishi Mahotsav at Nana Pondha village, Valsad district.
16th May 2012- Gujarat is a dedicated follower of the mantra ‘Per Drop More Crop'! In this interaction, Shri Modi is talking about need of drip irrigation and farm ponds.
15th May 2012- Know about Gujarat's growth in organic farming in the words of Shri Narendra Modi.
14th May 2012- Gujarat's milk production has grown by 68%! Hear the story behind this record growth in the last decade.
12th May 2012- Shri Modi at the zonal Krishi Mahotsav in Petlad, Anand district.
11th May 2012- Gujarat will never let lack of credit affect a farmer's growth. Know about Gujarat's mammoth financial assistance so that our hardworking farmers attain record success.
10th May 2012- Shri Modi speaking about the stress on agriculture and training in the filed of agriculture.
10th May 2012- Speech of Shri Modi when he attended zonal Krishi Mahotsav in North Gujarat, a land transformed by Gujarat's agrarian turnaround.
9th May 2012- Learn more about Gujarat's advances in horticulture in this talk by Shri Modi.
8th May 2012- Gujarat cares as much for its 2.5 crore animal population as it does for its vibrant people. Here, Shri Modi is speaking on animal husbandry. 
7th May 2012- Shri Narendra Modi talking about soil health cards and efforts to take Krishi Mahotsav across the length and breadth of Gujarat.
6th May 2012- Shri Narendra Modi kick off Krishi Mahotsav in Junagadh.
Keep visiting this page for knowing about more facets in Gujarat’s agriculture journey in the words of none other than its dynamic Chief Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Mysuru, Karnataka, seeking blessings from Tai Chamundeshwari. Expressing reverence, he bowed to the feet of Tai Chamundeshwari, Tai Bhuvaneshwari, and Tai Kaveri, symbolizing the essence of power inherent in the land of Mysuru and Karnataka. Acknowledging the significant presence of the people, especially the mothers and sisters of Karnataka, PM Modi emphasized the state's resounding call for the return of the Modi government.

"Today marks a pivotal moment for the Lok Sabha election and the next five years," stated PM Modi, referencing the release of BJP's manifesto. He highlighted the manifesto as a guarantee of promises, affirming the commitment to construct three crore new homes for the impoverished, ensure continued free rations for the needy, offer free medical treatment under the Ayushman scheme for senior citizens above seventy, and empower three crore women to become 'Lakhpatis'. These assurances, he asserted, would significantly enhance the quality of life for every individual in Karnataka.

Reflecting on the transformative journey of Digital India over the past decade, PM Modi underscored BJP's vision for the future, promising monumental changes. He envisioned a future India marked by world-class infrastructure, innovation hubs, and advancements in technology.

“The BJP's manifesto is now a picture of the future and bigger changes. This is the new picture of India. Earlier, India was known for dilapidated roads. Now, expressways are the identity of India. In the coming times, India will amaze the world with its world-class network of expressways, waterways, and airways,” the Prime Minister said.

PM Modi reaffirmed BJP's commitment to promoting local languages and preserving heritage sites like Mysuru, Hampi, and Badami, thereby fostering tourism and generating employment opportunities in Karnataka. He said, “Now, India will emerge as the world's biggest Innovation Hub. That means we will create cheap medicines, cheap technology, and cheap vehicles for the entire world. India will become the world's research and development hub. And a fund of one lakh crore rupees will also play a major role in scientific research. Karnataka is the IT and technology hub of the country. The youth here will benefit greatly from it.”

"For the realization of these goals, BJP and the NDA are indispensable," declared PM Modi, emphasizing the party's track record of delivering on promises. He cited landmark achievements such as the abrogation of Article 370, legislation against triple talaq, reservation for women, and the construction of the Ram Temple as evidence of BJP's unwavering resolve.

PM Modi acknowledged the invaluable guidance of senior leaders like Shri HD Deve Gowda and the dedication of experienced leaders like Shri BS Yediyurappa, highlighting their pivotal roles in Karnataka's development.

The Prime Minister invoked Karnataka's rich heritage and tradition of sacrifice for the nation's unity and integrity, contrasting it with the divisive agenda of the Congress party. PM Modi said, “Karnataka is the carrier of that great tradition, which teaches to sacrifice everything for the unity and integrity of the country. Here, there is the tradition of Saints of Sutturu Math, the voice of unity of the national poet Kuvempu, the pride of Field Marshal Cariappa, and the development work done by the king Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysuru is still an inspiration for the country. This is the land where the mothers of Kodagu dream of sending their children to the army for national service.”

"The Congress party is playing with fire for power," warned PM Modi, condemning its divisive tactics and anti-national rhetoric. He criticized Congress for its attempts to hinder the country's progress and its open appeasement policies, urging voters to reject the politics of opportunism and deception. “The Congress party today is roaming around like the ‘Sultan’ of a ‘Tukde-Tukde’ gang. The dangerous intentions of dividing, breaking, and weakening the country are still the same in the Congress party today,” said PM Modi.

“While India's stature and respect are increasing globally, Congress leaders go abroad to denigrate the country. When the country gives a fitting reply to its enemies, Congress demands proof of surgical strikes from the army. When an organization involved in terrorist activities is banned, Congress works with its political wing,” the Prime Minister added.

Highlighting the achievements that Karnataka attained in the last ten years, PM Modi said, “The network of national highways has been greatly expanded here. The expressway between Mysuru and Bengaluru has given this region new momentum. Today, along with the country, the Vande Bharat trains are also running in Karnataka. Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, people in more than eight thousand villages are starting to get water from taps. These results show that if the intention is right, then the results are right too.”

“Modi gives an account of his ten years. Have you ever seen Congress being held accountable for its sixty years? No, right? Because Congress only knows how to create problems, and how to deceive. The people of Karnataka are trapped in this agony. The Karnataka Congress Party has become an ATM state of looting. Due to open looting, the government treasury has been emptied. Development and welfare schemes are being discontinued,” he added.

While concluding his address, PM Modi urged the people of Karnataka to vote for BJP candidates, emphasizing their role in strengthening his leadership and shaping India's future. Underscoring the importance of their participation in the democratic process, PM Modi said, ‘Every vote you cast for them on April twenty-sixth will strengthen Modi and determine the future of the country.”