Lays foundation stone of ‘Trauma Centre and Critical Care Hospital Block' at AIIMS, Jodhpur and 7 Critical Care Blocks under PM-ABHIM
Lays foundation stone of New Terminal Building at Jodhpur Airport
Dedicates IIT Jodhpur campus and infrastructure upgrades to the Central University of Rajasthan
Lays foundation stone of multiple road development projects
Dedicates doubling of 145 km long Degana-Rai Ka Bagh rail line and the 58 km long Degana-Kuchaman City rail line
Flags off Runicha Express connecting Jaisalmer to Delhi and new heritage train connecting Marwar Jn. - Khambli Ghat
“Rajasthan is a state where the glory of ancient India is visible in the country’s valour, prosperity and culture”
“It is important that Rajasthan which represents India’s past glory should represent India's future as well”
“I take great pleasure in seeing AIIMS Jodhpur and IIT Jodhpur among the primer institutes of the country, not just of Rajasthan”
“India will develop only with the development of Rajasthan”

Seated on the stage, we have the Governor of Rajasthan, Shri Kalraj Mishra ji, my colleagues from the Union Cabinet and ‘sevak’ of this land, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Kailash Choudhary, Minister in the Rajasthan government, Bhajan Lal, Member of Parliament and the State President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shri C.P. Joshi ji, our other MPs, all representatives, ladies, and gentlemen!

First and foremost, I pay my heartfelt respects to this brave land Mandore of Veer Durgadas Rathore. Today, the inauguration and foundation laying ceremony of several significant development projects have taken place in the sacred land of Marwar, Jodhpur. Over the past 9 years, our continuous efforts for the development of Rajasthan are evident, and we are all experiencing the results today. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all of you for these development initiatives.

Friends,

Rajasthan is a state where glimpses of ancient Bharat’s glory can be witnessed, reflecting the valour, prosperity, and culture of our country. Recently, the G20 summit held in Jodhpur received acclaim from guests worldwide. Whether they are citizens of our country or foreign tourists, everyone wishes to visit Sun City Jodhpur at least once. The desire to explore the sandy terrains of Mehrangarh and Jaswant Thada along with the excitement for the local handicrafts is palpable. Therefore, it is crucial that Rajasthan, representing the glorious past of Bharat, also symbolizes the future of Bharat. This can only happen when the entire Rajasthan, from Mewar to Marwar, touches the heights of development, and there is construction of modern infrastructure. The expressway corridor from Bikaner to Jaisalmer, connecting through Jodhpur, is an example of modern and high-tech infrastructure in Rajasthan. The Indian government is working rapidly in every direction, including rail and road, in every sector in Rajasthan today.

A budget of nearly 9,500 crore rupees has been allocated for the development of railways in Rajasthan in this year only. This budget is almost 14 times more than the annual average budget of the previous government. I'm not making a political statement; I'm providing factual information, or else the media will write, "Modi's big attack." In the decades since independence until 2014, only about 600 kilometers of rail lines were electrified in Rajasthan. In the past 9 years, electrification has been completed for more than 3,700 kilometers of rail tracks. Trains with electric engines will now run on these tracks instead of diesel engines. This will not only reduce pollution in Rajasthan but also keep the air clean. Under the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme, we are developing more than 80 railway stations in Rajasthan with modern facilities. While there is a trend to build fantastic airports in many places, where affluent people go, Modi's world is different. Wherever a person from the poor or middle class goes, I will transform that railway station into a better-than-airport facility, and this includes our Jodhpur railway station.

Brothers and sisters,

Today, the road and rail projects that have been inaugurated will further accelerate this development campaign. The doubling of rail lines will reduce travel time and enhance convenience. I got an opportunity to flag off the Jaisalmer-Delhi Express train and the Marwar-Khambli Ghat train. A few days ago, I also had the opportunity to flag off the Vande Bharat train. Today, the foundation stones for three road projects are also laid here. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new passenger terminal building at Jodhpur and Udaipur airports also took place. All these development projects will boost the local economy of this region and create new employment opportunities. They will also contribute to revitalizing the tourism sector in Rajasthan.

Friends,

Our Rajasthan has carved a distinct identity in the field of medical and engineering education. Kota has produced countless doctors and engineers for the country. Our endeavour is to make Rajasthan not only a hub for education but also a centre for medical and engineering excellence, reaching new heights. For this, advanced facilities for trauma, emergency, and critical care are being developed at AIIMS Jodhpur. Under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Infrastructure Mission, critical care blocks are also being established in district hospitals. I am pleased that institutions like AIIMS Jodhpur and IIT Jodhpur are becoming premier institutes not only in Rajasthan but for the entire nation.

AIIMS and IIT Jodhpur have initiated work on new possibilities in the field of medical technology. High-tech medical technologies like robotic surgery will pave the way for Bharat to reach new heights in research and industry. This will also boost medical tourism.

Friends,

Rajasthan is a land cherished by those who love nature and the environment. Guru Jambheshwar and the Bishnoi community have been living this lifestyle for centuries, a lifestyle that the whole world wishes to emulate today. Using this heritage as a foundation, Bharat is guiding the entire world today. I believe that our efforts will form the basis for a developed Bharat. Bharat can only be developed when Rajasthan is developed. Together, we must make Rajasthan prosperous and developed. With this commitment, I won't take much of your time on this platform as there are some protocols. After this, I'll be heading to the open field where the atmosphere is different, the mood is different, and the purpose is different. I'll see you in the open field in a few minutes. Thank you very much!

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In anticipation of the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered stirring addresses to massive crowds in Agra, Aonla and Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Amidst an outpouring of affection and respect, PM Modi unveiled a transparent vision for a Viksit Uttar Pradesh and a Viksit Bharat. The PM exposed the harsh realities of the Opposition’s trickery and their “loot system”.

Initiating his positively voluminous speech, PM Modi warned the audience that, “Some unnecessary force opposes India's growing power,” but at the same time the PM also assured that, “A defence corridor is being built here to manufacture deadly weapons for our army and for export. Arms brokers, who used to bribe Congress leaders, are furious. They don't want India's army to be Aatmanirbhar. They're united against Modi. We need the BJP-NDA government again to stop them.”

“While Modi focuses on uplifting the poor, the SP-Congress alliance is indulging in blatant appeasement. Congress's manifesto for the 2024 elections bears 100% imprint of the Muslim League, solely dedicated to strengthening their vote bank,” PM Modi remarked.

Addressing a crucial issue of the day, PM Modi shed light on the Opposition's deceitful tactics, remarking, “Congress, whether in Karnataka or Andhra Pradesh, has persistently pushed for religious-based reservation in its manifesto. Despite constitutional and judicial constraints, Congress is determined to pursue this agenda. Their strategy involves reallocating OBC quota to provide religious-based reservation, as seen in Karnataka where all Muslim castes were included in the OBC category by the Congress government.”

“In 2012, just before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Congress government attempted to allocate a portion of OBC reservation to minorities based on religion but failed. Now, the people of UP, especially the OBC community, must recognize Congress and SP's dangerous game. They aim to take away the rights of OBC castes like Yadav, Kurmi, Maurya, Kushwaha, Jat-Gujjar, Rajbhar, Teli, and Pal, and give them to their preferred vote bank. The SP, for its own gains, is betraying the Yadavs and backward classes. This appeasement-driven mindset defines both the SP and Congress, who aim to surreptitiously redistribute OBC rights to their vote banks, before the arrival of Yogi ji, the slogan of the INDI Alliance here was – The land which is the government's, that land is ours,” the PM further added.

Launching his revolt against the Opposition parties, PM Modi observed that, “A new scheme by the Congress-INDI Alliance has emerged, and that is Congress Ki Loot…Jindagi Ke Sath Bhi, Jindagi Ke Baad Bhi! They claim they will investigate your belongings using the Congress Shehzaada's X-ray machine, seizing everything, including sisters' and daughters' jewellery, and distribute it among their vote banks. Not even the sisters' mangalsutras will be spared.”

With compelling facts and figures, PM Modi posed a critical question to the crowd: "The Congress-SP and INDI Alliance plans to impose a 55% tax on your inheritance. This means they'll seize a significant portion of what you leave for your children. If you built a 4-room house, only 2 rooms will go to your children, the rest seized by Congress-SP. Similarly, if you own 10 bighas of land, only 5 will be inherited by your children, the rest confiscated by Congress-SP. Are you ready to surrender your property to them?"

“Our commitment is clear: corrupt individuals will be investigated, and the money they've stolen from the poor will be returned to them. PM Modi is seeking legal advice on how to recover the looted money, including bungalows and vehicles seized from these corrupt individuals,” the PM established.

Also, PM Modi addressed the appalling paper leak incident in Rajasthan, highlighting its detrimental impact on the future of the nation's youth. He revealed that the Ashok Gehlot's government of the state played a significant role in the incident, placing the blame squarely on the Congress.

In his second rally in Aonla, PM Modi described the 2024 election as a choice to liberate the country entirely from the mentality of a thousand years of slavery. This election is about elevating India's pride to new heights.

In a blistering attack on Congress and SP, PM Modi stated, “Do you remember what the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress used to say ten years ago – ‘Mandir wahin banayenge, Tarikh nahi batayenge’. With your blessings, we built the temple, set a date, and even invited the SP and Congress. But they declined the invitation. Why? Because they feared upsetting their vote bank. They didn't abandon just Lord Ram, but also Lord Shyam. You know that our Lord Krishna's ancient city of Dwarka lies submerged beneath the sea. Some time ago, I went to visit Dwarka ji in the sea. But the scion of the Congress made a mockery of it too. And the family members of the SP, who claim to be from the Yadav dynasty, are now singing praises to those who ridiculed Lord Krishna.”

Emphasizing Modi's guarantee, PM Modi stated that the leaders of the INDI alliance are vying for votes to amend the Constitution and introduce reservation based on religion. “Today, I am pledging support to the OBC community of Uttar Pradesh, encompassing Yadavs, Kurmis, Maurya-Kushwahas, Jat-Gujjars, Rajbhar-Teli-Pal communities. I am committed to preventing the Samajwadi Party and Congress from depriving you of your reservation rights,” he said.

In the Aonla rally, PM Modi continued to criticize the opposition, whether it be the Congress or the Samajwadi Party, stating that they only think about their own families. He said, “For these people, their family is everything, and they do not care about anyone else. In Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party did not find a single Yadav outside their family to whom they could give a ticket. Whether it's Badaun, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Azamgarh, Firozabad, everywhere, tickets have been given only to members of the same family. Such people will always prioritize the welfare of their own family, and for them, anyone outside their family holds no significance.”

In the last rally of the day in Shahjahanpur, brimming with audience, PM Modi reflected, “Shahjahanpur and its surrounding areas are witnessing significant development under the BJP today. Before Yogi ji took office, this region suffered greatly under the 'Samajwadi Stop Everything Project'. Roads were in disrepair, the electricity system was unreliable, health services were inadequate, and law and order was compromised. However, since Yogi ji took charge, the era of stalled progress has ended, and development is now gaining momentum.”

PM Modi poses critical questions to the audience, engaging them in thought-provoking atmosphere, “Modi seeks votes by highlighting his development initiatives, but have you ever seen SP and Congress do the same for their tenure? While Modi has built medical colleges and a grand temple for Ramlala in Ayodhya, what do Congress and SP have to show? During their rule, Ayodhya and Varanasi were plagued by terrorist attacks, and instead of addressing the issue, they worked to release terrorists from jail. Even today, they boycott the Ram Mandir and label its devotees as hypocrites.”

Taking a sharp jibe at the Opposition party, PM Modi exclaimed, “A hallmark of the Congress party is its tendency to raise noise in the name of the country and the Constitution whenever it plans to commit a major misdeed. Just like in the 70s, when Congress imposed emergency in the country. Today, once again, Congress has released its flop film. With only two dialogues: ‘If Modi wins, dictatorship will come’ and ‘If Modi wins, reservation will go away.’ However, as soon as the trailer of the Congress film and their manifesto came out, the country became aware of their real intentions.”

In his closing words, PM Modi humbly requested everyone in the crowd to spare a moment for their sevak and bless the BJP with a resounding victory. He also urged the crowd to visit each home, conveying his heartfelt gratitude and best wishes.