PM addresses the Nation on Rashtriya Ekta Divas

Published By : Admin | October 31, 2021 | 09:40 IST
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“Sardar Patel is not just a historical figure but lives in the heart of every countryman”
“This land mass where 130 crore Indian live is an integral part of our soul, dreams and aspirations,”
“Sardar Patel wanted a strong, inclusive, sensitive and alert India”
“Inspired by Sardar Patel, India is becoming fully capable of meeting external and internal challenges”
“Country’s resolve and capabilities in Water, sky, land and space are unprecedented and the nation has started moving on the path of new mission of Aatmnirbharta”
“This ‘Azadi ka Amrit Kaal’ is of unprecedented growth, achieving difficult goals and building India of Sardar Saheb’s dreams”
“If along with government, people’s ‘Gatishakti’ is also leveraged, nothing is impossible”

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in an address, has greeted the countrymen on the occasion of National Unity Day. He paid rich tribute to Sardar Patel who dedicate his life for the ideal of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’. He said that Sardar Patel is not just a historical figure but lives in the heart of every countryman and people who are taking his message of unity forward are the true symbol of an unfractured feeling of unity. Rashtriya Ekta Parades in every nook and corner of the country and events at the statue of Unity are reflecting the same spirit, he said.

He said India is not just a geographical unity but is a nation replete with the generous standards of ideals, notions, civilization and culture. “This land mass where 130 crore Indian live is an integral part of our soul, dreams and aspirations,” he said.

Referring to strengthening of India’s democratic traditions by the emotion of One India, the Prime Minister called for collective effort from every citizen in the direction of achieving the goals of the country. The Prime Minister emphasized that Sardar Patel wanted a strong, inclusive, sensitive and alert India. An India that has humility as well as development. “Inspired by Sardar Patel, India is becoming fully capable of meeting external and internal challenges”, he added.

Referring to steps taken to strengthen the country in the last 7 years, the Prime Minister informed that the country got rid of unnecessary old laws, strengthened the ideals of unity, and emphasis on connectivity and infrastructure has reduced geographical and cultural distances.

“Today, strengthening the feeling of ‘Ek Bharat- Shreshth Bharat’, a ‘Mahayagya’ of social, economic and constitutional integration is going on” and the country’s resolve and capability in Water, sky, land and space are unprecedented and the nation has started moving on the path of new mission of Aatmnirbharta. He emphasized that ‘Sabka Prayas’ is even more relevant in the Amrit Kaal of Independence. “This ‘Azadi ka Amrit Kaal’ is of unprecedented growth, achieving difficult goals and building the India of Sardar Saheb’s dreams”, he said. The Prime Minister remarked that for Sardar Patel, ‘Ek Bharat’ meant equal opportunities for all. The Prime Minister elaborated this concept and said ‘Ek Bharat’ is a Bharat that gives equal opportunities to women, Dalits, deprived, tribal and forest dwellers. Where housing, electricity and water is within the reach of everyone without discrimination. The Country is doing the same with ‘Sabka Prayas’, he added.

The Prime Minister reiterated the power of ‘Sabka Prayas’ in the fight against Corona where new covid hospitals, essential medicines, 100 crore doses of vaccines were made possible due to collective efforts of every citizen.

Referring to recently launched PM GatiShakti National Master Plan to harness the collective power of government departments, the Prime Minister said that if along with government, people’s ‘Gatishakti’ is also leveraged, nothing is impossible. Therefore, he said, that our every, action should be marked by consideration for wider national goals. He gave examples of students who can consider the sector specific innovations when they choose their stream of study or while, shopping, people should keep the goal of Aatmnirbharta, along with their personal preferences. Similarly, industry and farmers, cooperative institutions can keep the goals of the country in mind while making their choices.

The Prime Minister gave example of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and said that the government has made people’s participation into nation’s strength. “Whenever ‘Ek Bharat’ moves, we get success and also contribute towards ‘Shreshth Bharat’”, He concluded.

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Amidst the ongoing election campaigning in Gujarat, PM Modi's rally spree continued as he addressed public meetings in Gujarat’s Netrang and Kheda today. PM Modi highlighted about the Sankalp Patra released by the state BJP unit for developed Gujarat. He said, “Several resolutions have been taken in the Sankalp Patra to increase the economy of Gujarat, to empower the poor, middle class of the state and for Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas.”

Highlighting how the Double-engine sarkar has ensured faster progress in Gujarat, PM Modi said, be it toilets, gas connections, tap water or electricity connections, all these works have witnessed unprecedented speed in the last 8 years. Tribal families could not even think about them earlier. Today these facilities are reaching every house.”

PM Modi talked about how the BJP government has given direct help to the poor. “As a result of pro-poor policies, more than 3 crore houses have been built under PM Awas Yojana. In this, the central government has sanctioned more than 10 lakh pucca houses for the poor of Gujarat. Of these, 7 lakh have been completed. And the large number of houses are allocated to tribal families,” he added.

Sharing an incident, PM Modi also mentioned how people from rural areas have benefited from the affordable internet data. He shared the gathering that he was late by two minutes here because he wanted to meet two tribal brothers, Avi and Jay. He said, “Avi is 9th standard student while Jay is in 6th. Their parents died 6 years ago due to illness. One was 8 years old and the other was 2 years old then. Both were surviving on their own. Their video story came to my notice and I called CR Patil to do something. I was sitting in Delhi but managed to make arrangements for them. They have own house, fan, computer, TV, all facilities. One today said he wants to become collector, other wants to become engineer.”

 

Highlights from Kheda public meeting

Addressing his second rally of the day, the PM said, “The difference between the BJP and its opponents is that we serve the poor, while parties like the Congress only have cheated the poor. We have done so much for the poor in the country in just eight years, but the Congress kept on giving the slogan of 'Garibi Hatao' for decades. Today even the renowned experts of the world are agreeing that due to the efforts of the BJP government, poverty is reducing rapidly in the country.”

Thrashing the Congress party for demanding proofs from the armed forces for their surgical strike, PM Modi said, "When the country was fighting a decisive battle against terrorism, they wanted to mislead the country and weaken the fight.” He listed down incidents during which the Congress shed tears on the killings of terrorists. Also, he went on to hit out the previous government for 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

The PM said, “No one can forget how the then Congress government sitting in Delhi used to spend energy in releasing the terrorists. Gujarat had for a long time been a target of terrorism. People of Gujarat were killed in explosions in Surat and Ahmedabad. Congress was at centre then, we asked them to target terrorism but they targeted me instead. Terrorism was at peak in the country. This is the double engine government of BJP, which is continuously working to curb terror. Your one vote in 2014 has helped a lot in eradicating terrorism.”