Prime Minister Narendra Modi today campaigned in Assam’s Raha, Rangia, Sarbhog and Guwahati. Beginning his speech, Shri Narendra Modi emphasized on the need of a stable BJP Government in Assam that would take the state to newer heights of progress..
The Prime Minister mentioned that lacklustre efforts in last fifteen years by Congress government in the state for the development of Assam. He pointed that the state government took no measures for welfare of the poor. “We have undertaken a huge endeavour to build homes for the poor. Yet, due to the Assam government, the benefit is not reaching the poor. Also, why is it that so many homes in Assam lack access to drinking water,” questioned Shri Modi.
Shri Modi stated that today India’s stature was enhanced at the world stage. Expounding on his vision of development for Assam, the Prime Minister added that the BJP wanted to enhance the education facilities for children and provide employment opportunities to the state’s youth. He opined that all-round development of Assam was the only agenda of the BJP.
Prime Minister Modi highlighted that people of Assam had not got basic amenities in since Independence and that they had to chase politicians in order to get LPG connections. He mentioned that the Union Government had distributed over a crore LPG connections within one year. Shri Modi assured that in the coming years, several other poor families would be benefitted. The PM also talked about Government’s untiring efforts to electrify villages across India. He said, “We have electrified more than 900 villages of Assam, will complete the task within set deadline.”
The Prime Minister said that welfare of farmers was a priority for the BJP. He spoke at length about the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. He also shed light on how Mudra Yojana was helping the poor stand up on their feet. The Prime Minister mentioned that loans had been disbursed to over 3.30 lakh people under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana across the county.
Taking a jibe at the Congress, Shri Modi said, “Some people are worried about the warm welcome I received in Saudi Arabia and earlier in the UAE. The honour that I was conferred with in Saudi Arabia, was not an honour for me, it was for 125 crore Indians, for Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas. But a few people are not able to digest it.”
Shri Narendra Modi also conveyed New Year greetings to people of Assam and urged people of the state to turn out in large numbers in the second phase of elections and vote for a new BJP Government in the state. Several party leaders were also present at the occasion.
We have undertaken a huge endeavour to build homes for the poor. Yet, due to the Assam govt, the benefit is not reaching the poor: PM— narendramodi_in (@narendramodi_in) April 8, 2016
Why are some people getting so worried that I went for a visit to Saudi Arabia: PM @narendramodi— narendramodi_in (@narendramodi_in) April 8, 2016
The honour that I was conferred in Saudi Arabia, was not an honour for me, it was for 125 crore Indians, for Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas: PM— narendramodi_in (@narendramodi_in) April 8, 2016