“In sports, there is never a defeat; you either win or you learn”
“The government's spirit for sports resonates with the spirit of the players on the field”
“Rajasthan's brave youth have consistently brought glory to the nation”
“Sports teach us that there is no limit to excellence, and we must strive with all our might”
“Double-engine government’s aim is to empower and bring ease of living to people of Rajasthan”

My dear young friends,

Heartiest congratulations to all the players who showcased their outstanding performance in Pali. There is never a loss in sports. In sports, you either win or you learn. Therefore, I extend my best wishes to all the players, as well as to their coaches and family members present there.


The enthusiasm, confidence, zeal and spirit seen in the Sansad Khel Mahakumbh have become the identity of every player and youth. Today, the government also has the same spirit for sports, which belongs to the players on the field. Our players always wanted more opportunities to play at the grassroots level, to play in their villages, in their schools, to play in universities, and then to play nationally and internationally. The spirit of the players is greatly supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party Sansad Khel Mahakumbh. I would like to specially commend the Bharatiya Janata Party for organizing such sports festivals through its Members of Parliament. And this initiative has been consistently ongoing for many years. The BJP Sansad Khel Mahakumbh has provided lakhs of talented players with the opportunity to play in districts, states, and beyond. This Khel Mahakumbh is becoming a significant platform for discovering and nurturing new players, and now the BJP MPs are also planning to organize a special Khel Mahakumbh for girls. I congratulate the BJP and its MPs for this important campaign.


I've been told that more than 1100 school children in Pali have participated in the Sansad Khel Mahakumbh. Over two lakh players have come forward to play. The exposure these two lakh players have received through this Mahakumbh and the opportunity to showcase their talent is unprecedented. I congratulate my colleague in Parliament, P.P. Chaudhary, for organizing such a magnificent event. The youth of the brave land of Rajasthan have always elevated the pride of the nation, from the military to sports. I believe that all of you will continue to advance this legacy. You know, the best thing about sports is that they not only instil the habit of winning but also continuously teach you to become better. Sports teach us that there is no ultimate limit to greatness; we must strive with all our might. Therefore, this Khel Mahakumbh is, in a way, a great ‘yagna’ for transforming your lives.



Another great strength of sports is that they protect the youth from many evils. Sports strengthen willpower, increase focus, and keep our focus clear. Whether it's the trap of drugs or addiction to other substances, players stay away from all of these. Therefore, sports play a significant role in the development of personality.

My dear friends,

The BJP government, whether at the state or the central level, gives top priority to the welfare of the youth. By providing more opportunities to players... by ensuring transparency in the selection of players... by making every resource available... the Indian players have received a lot of help. In the past 10 years, we have tripled the budget for sports compared to before. Hundreds of athletes are currently undergoing training and coaching both nationally and internationally under the TOPS scheme. Additionally, more than 3,000 athletes are being provided with financial assistance of Rs. 50,000 per month under the Khelo India Games. Lakhs of athletes are receiving training through close to a thousand Khelo India Centers at grassroots-level. And the results are in front of us... Our players have set a record by winning more than 100 medals in the Asian Games this time. A large number of medal-winning players in the Asian Games have also emerged from the Khelo India Games.

My dear players,

When a player plays for a team, he prioritizes his team's goals over personal goals. He marches shoulder to shoulder with his team, his state, and his country's goals. Today, the nation is also advancing with this youthful spirit in the ‘Amrit Kaal’. The budget announced on February 1 is also dedicated to the country's youth in a way. The government, which is going to spend Rs. 11 lakh crore on railroads and modern infrastructure, its biggest beneficiary will be the youth. Who desires good roads the most? It is our youth. Who is the happiest to see new Vande Bharat trains? It is our young generation. Who will benefit from the announcement of making 40,000 Vande Bharat-like coaches in the Budget? It is our youth. The Rs. 11 lakh crore being spent on modern infrastructure will create the most new employment opportunities for the youth. A fund of Rs. 1 lakh crore has been created for the youth of Bharat, so that they can explore new avenues, whether in sports or other fields, and establish their own big companies. The government has also announced an extension of tax relief for start-ups.


The development works happening all around have also changed the fate of Pali and transformed the image of Pali. Nearly 13,000 crore rupees worth of roads have been constructed in the Pali Lok Sabha constituency alone. The development of railway stations, railway bridges, doubling of railway lines, and many such development projects are benefiting all of you. The government's focus is also on providing more and more opportunities to the students and youth of Pali, and on their skill development. Several new IT centres have been established in Pali, and two central schools have also been opened. Efforts are being made in every direction, whether it's constructing new rooms in government schools or building new computer labs. The establishment of a medical college here, the establishment of passport centres, the installation of solar energy lights in villages - all these have made life easier for the people of Pali. Under the double-engine government, our endeavour is to empower every citizen of Rajasthan, including those of Pali, so that they become successful. These efforts of the BJP government are making life easier for the youth of Pali and this entire region. And when life becomes less challenging, one develops interest in the game, and the chances of winning also increase. Once again, I congratulate all the players. Thank you very much.



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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed massive public gatherings in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar and Betul, reaffirming the strong support of the people for the BJP government and emphasizing the importance of stable governance for development.

Addressing the enthusiastic crowd, PM Modi said, "Today, there is an ocean of public support on the land of Sagar. Last time, you gave the BJP a victory here with record votes. Sagar has once again made up its mind, Phir Ek Baar, Modi Sarkar."

Highlighting the transformative development under the BJP government, PM Modi stated, "The people of Madhya Pradesh and Sagar know very well how important it is to have a stable and strong government for the development of the country. Development happens when there are the right policies and a clear vision. Therefore, whether it's the country or Madhya Pradesh, development came when Congress left and BJP came."

PM Modi praised the progress of Madhya Pradesh under the BJP government, citing projects such as the Ken-Betwa Link Project, Banda Major Irrigation Project, and the development of a comprehensive network of highways including expressways like Narmada Expressway, Vindhya Expressway, and others.

"The central government has also given Madhya Pradesh the gift of more than 350 rail projects. Medical colleges and hospitals have also been built in Sagar," he added.

PM Modi assured the crowd of continued support, saying, "I guarantee my mothers and sisters that there will be no need to worry about ration for the next 5 years. We are working to bring gas, electricity, water, and toilet facilities to every household to alleviate the troubles of mothers and sisters."

Addressing the reservation issue, PM Modi criticized the Congress party's agenda, stating, "Today, a truth of the Congress has come before the country that everyone is stunned to know. Our Constitution prohibits giving reservations based on religion. Congress is preparing to cut the quota of ST-SC-OBC by 15 % and then apply reservations based on religion. Last time, when there was a Congress government in Karnataka, it gave reservations based on religion. When the BJP government came, it revoked this decision. Now once again, Congress has given reservations based on religion in Karnataka.”

Highlighting the intentions of Congress through their manifesto, PM Modi said, “Congress is not stopping at just hurting you. Congress also wants to snatch your property. Even if you have two vehicles, one house in the city, and one in the village, you will still come under Congress's radar. They want to snatch all this from you and give it to their vote bank.”

PM Modi warned against Congress's approach towards inheritance tax, saying, "Congress also wants to impose inheritance tax on the property you want to leave for your children. And imagine, Congress has cut so much from India's social values, the sentiments of Indian society."

“The Congress party hates the Constitution of the country. They hate the identity of India. That's why they are working on every project that weakens the country, weakens the country's fabric. They come up with new strategies to divide society. Our faith has kept us united for centuries. The Congress party attacks that faith,” he added.

Addressing his second public gathering in Betul, Madhya Pradesh, PM Modi expressed his gratitude to the people of Betul for their enthusiasm towards the Lok Sabha elections and highlighted the significant contributions of the region to the nation's progress.

He further emphasized the role of voters in driving the country's development over the past decade. "It is your vote that has ensured rapid development in the country over the past 10 years. Your vote has made India the fifth-largest economy in the world. Your vote has made India's voice heard across the globe. Your vote has made our enemies across the border cautious," said PM Modi.

Speaking about the contributions of tribal revolutionary leaders from Betul, PM Modi said, "Betul is the sacred land of brave souls who have sacrificed their lives for the unity and integrity of the country. The contributions of tribal revolutionary leaders like Sardar Ganjan Singh Korku and Sardar Vishnu Singh Gond can never be forgotten."

PM Modi also criticized the Congress party for its divisive policies and highlighted its neglect of tribal contributions. He accused Congress of attempting to erase the legacy of tribal leaders and snatch away reservations from SC-ST-OBC communities.

Regarding Congress's recent proposals on inheritance tax and reservation based on religion, PM Modi said, "Congress can go to any extent to please its vote bank. Congress wants to loot your property and distribute it among its favorite vote bank. It is a danger bell for the entire OBC society of the country."

Speaking about INDI Alliance’s plan over who will become India’s next Prime Minister, PM Modi "Today, when the country is working towards its 25-year goals, planning the roadmap for the next 5 years, work is underway on the decisions of the first 100 days after coming into government, the INDI Alliance partners are also discussing their strategy. Some media reports suggest that the coalition partners are discussing who will become the Prime Minister after their victory. It is said that these people are now thinking about the 'One year, One PM formula'. Their intention now is to wrestle for the PM's chair. One will sit on top, while four people pull the chair's legs together.”

During his concluding remarks, PM Modi urged the people to be cautious of Congress's agenda and to support the development-oriented policies of the Modi government.