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Ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections of 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his heartfelt gratitude to all the people who gathered in the Rishikesh rally upon the PM’s arrival. The PM said, “You have come in such large numbers to bless us in Rishikesh, the gateway to Char Dham, situated in the proximity of Mother Ganga.” The PM discussed several key aspects related to Uttarakhand’s vision and the milestones achieved already.

Addressing the crowd, the PM shared, “Yesterday I was in Tamil Nadu, situated on the ocean coast, at the southern end of India. There also people are saying –Phir Ek Baar, Modi Sarkar! Today I am in the lap of the Himalayas, in the company of Baba Kedar and Badri Vishal. So here also the same echo - Phir Ek Baar, Modi Sarkar!

With sheer confidence, the PM remarked, “Today there is a government in the country which in the last 10 years has made India many times stronger than before.”

PM Modi presented a glimpse of the milestones achieved by the BJP Government over the past years, which include the elimination of terrorists in their hideouts, the abolition of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir after seven decades, and the enactment of laws against triple talaq, addressing long-standing social issues. The PM also added, “Additionally, the BJP government ensured women's representation by granting them reservation in both the Lok Sabha and Assembly, fostering inclusivity and gender equality in governance.”

PM Modi elaborated on the One Rank One Pension scheme and said, “It is Modi who has given more than Rs 1 lakh crore to ex-servicemen by implementing OROP. Here in Uttarakhand too, military families have received more than Rs 3.5 thousand crores.”

Sharing the plight of soldiers during the Congress regime, PM Modi said, “Under Congress, soldiers lacked basic protective gear like bulletproof jackets, leaving them vulnerable to enemy bullets. It's the BJP that prioritized their safety, providing Indian-made bulletproof jackets. Today, thanks to the BJP, India manufactures modern rifles, fighter planes, and aircraft carriers domestically. Unlike the weak Congress government, BJP has developed modern infrastructure along the borders, including roads and tunnels, ensuring security and progress.”

PM Modi further went on to say, “The BJP government is boosting tourism in Uttarakhand, creating new job opportunities. Our aim is to improve accessibility for tourists across the state by enhancing road, rail, and air infrastructure in Devbhoomi.”

The PM also highlighted the expanding tourism in Uttarakhand, stating, 'Until 2017, around 5 lakh devotees visited Kedarnath annually. Last year, the number surged to 20 Lakhs pilgrims. The entire Chardham Yatra saw over 55 lakh visitors in the same period. Personally, I visited Adi Kailash and Om Parvat in Manaskhand last year.

Exposing the maladaptive mindset of Congress and observed that “Congress opposes both development and heritage. They've even questioned the existence of Lord Ram, opposed the Ram temple, and boycotted its consecration. Now, they're threatening the Shakti of the Hindu religion. Now they are raising questions on the existence of Ganga ji. The people of Uttarakhand will teach them a lesson.”

In his concluding statement, the PM reiterated his love for Uttarakhand and said, “Uttarakhand, the land of Brahmakamal, awaits the blooming of the Panch-Kamal with full glory once again. On April 19th, let's ensure victory for the BJP candidates at every booth for a brighter future.” The PM extended his thanks to everyone in the crowd individually, blessing them all.

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May 24, 2024
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed vibrant public meetings in Shimla and Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, invoking nostalgia and a forward-looking vision for Himachal Pradesh. The Prime Minister emphasized his longstanding connection with the state and its people, reiterating his commitment to their development and well-being.

“When the country didn't even know Modi, I was among you. Times have changed, but Modi has not changed. Modi's relationship with Himachal remains the same,” PM Modi remarked.

Highlighting his continuous engagement with the state, PM Modi sought the people’s blessings for a third term of the BJP government. “Today, I have come to seek your blessings for the BJP government for the third time. I need your blessings to make India strong, to make India Viksit, and for a developed Himachal. Five phases of elections have already taken place in the country. A BJP-NDA government is assured. Now, Himachal will score a hat-trick with a 4-0 victory. Vote for those who will form the government. What is the point of wasting your vote? So, say with me, ‘Phir Ek Baar, Modi Sarkar.”

Addressing the strategic importance of Himachal Pradesh, a state bordering the frontier, PM Modi underscored the necessity of a robust government. “Himachal Pradesh is a state bordering the frontier. The people of Himachal understand the importance of a strong government. Modi will risk his life for you but will not let any harm come to you. The weak Congress government used to plead around the world. Modi says, why should India go to the world? India will fight its battles on its own.”

The Prime Minister also highlighted the infrastructural developments under his administration, contrasting them with the previous Congress regimes. “This is the same Congress that left the border areas of India to their fate. Modi has given many times more money than Congress. Today, hundreds of kilometers of new roads have been built along the border. Today, the lives of soldiers and our people living near the border have become easier.”

PM Modi highlighted the successful implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, a long-standing demand of military personnel fulfilled under his leadership. “Congress made military families yearn for One Rank One Pension for four decades. Congress used to say they would bring OROP by showing just 500 crores. This was a huge insult to our army because it was impossible to implement OROP with just 500 crores. It is Modi who has implemented OROP. Modi has given about 1.25 lakh crore rupees to former soldiers through OROP. That's why people say, Modi delivers what he guarantees.”

PM Modi also spoke about sensitive issues, accusing Congress and the INDI alliance of undermining the reservation system and conspiring against the Ram Temple. “I have come today to warn the people of Himachal about another conspiracy by Congress and the INDI alliance. These people want to completely abolish the reservation for SC-ST-OBC and give it to Muslims. Congress is also opposing the Ram temple. You people of Himachal tell me, did you feel good visiting Ram Lalla? But Congress cannot tolerate the Ram temple. Congress is conspiring to lock the Ram temple. Will you allow the Ram temple to be locked?”

Reaffirming his government's commitment to development, PM Modi listed the various initiatives taken for Himachal Pradesh, including the establishment of prestigious educational institutions and infrastructural projects. “No one thought that institutions like IIIT, IIM, and AIIMS could exist in Himachal. But with Modi, it is possible. Himachal has received a bulk drugs park and a medical device park. Himachal is among the first states in the country where the Vande Bharat train started.”

“Modi has guaranteed to make 3 crore sisters associated with self-help groups ‘Lakhpati Didis.’ Modi has also brought a big scheme to make your electricity bill zero. With the ‘PM Suryaghar Muft Bijli Yojana’ your bill will be zero, and you will also earn thousands of rupees. Just as Modi has fulfilled previous guarantees, Modi will fulfill these guarantees as well,” he added.

Addressing his second public meeting in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, PM Modi spoke about the aspirations of the youth and the importance of women's empowerment. He stressed the need for inclusive development and equal opportunities for all citizens.

PM Modi denounced the Congress party's regressive policies and divisive politics, calling for support to build a prosperous and united India. He said, “The Congress has not yet arrived in the 21st century. While people progress, Congress moves in the opposite direction. It's heading back to the 20th century. The Congress royal family is staunchly against daughters. The entire Congress is vehemently anti-women. But for my family in Himachal, listen to me carefully, and educate your daughters well. The assurance of providing them with an open and safe environment and offering them new heights is from Modi.”

“I have opened the doors of military schools and defense academies for daughters. The doors that were once closed for daughters in the army have also been opened. The number of women in central forces has more than doubled in ten years. Whether fighter pilots or passenger aircraft pilots, the coming five years are going to be a soaring flight for daughters. This is Modi's Guarantee,” he added.

Speaking about Congress’ misrule in the state and how his government took initiatives to preserve the state’s heritage, PM Modi said, “Modi government has vigorously promoted this heritage. Himachal's, the country's pride and prosperity, require your every vote. Congress is leading Himachal to ruin. So, it is necessary to stop it. I need your support to remove Himachal from the clutches of Congress.”

While concluding his address, PM Modi called upon the people of Himachal Pradesh to reject the Congress party's outdated ideology and support the BJP in the upcoming elections. He urged voters to elect BJP candidates to ensure continued progress and development in the region.