Replying to the Movement of Thanks on President’s tackle in Rajya Sabha, PM Modi accused the Congress of slowing India’s progress by resorting to tokenism within the identify of improvement and losing 6 many years of the nation.
“Congress never tried to solve India’s problems. Country is with us, people have rejected Congress party and punished them from time to time,” PM Modi mentioned taking a dig on the grand previous celebration’s decline.
On Wednesday, the Prime Minister had ripped into the opposition, particularly the Congress, calling the 10-year UPA rule within the nation as “lost decade.”
PM Modi’s “keechad and lotus” jibe at opposition
PM’s speech within the Higher Home was disrupted by fixed sloganeering by the opposition events which demanded a joint parliamentary committee(JPC) probe into allegations of accounting fraud by the Adani group.
Nevertheless, PM Modi continued together with his speech and highlighted the varied improvement measures undertaken by the NDA authorities within the final 9 years.
With the opposition chanting “Modi-Adani bhai bhai”, PM Modi took a swipe on the protesting members saying their acts assist the BJP flourish additional.
The extra “keechad” (grime) you’ll fling, the larger “kamal” (lotus) will bloom, PM Modi mentioned.
“Language, behaviour of some in the House is disappointing for India,” he added.
The Prime Minister alleged that the opposition is utilizing half truths to create new narratives, unfold falsehood.
He mentioned the opposition is towards science, know-how; they aren’t bothered about nation, however solely about their politics.
“Attempts being made to show in bad light Indian scientists who produced indigenous vaccine in Covid times,” PM Modi mentioned.
Prime Minister Modi accused the Congress of pracitising appeasement politics.
“Congress party’s economic, social and political policies were based on vote bank politics,” PM Modi mentioned.
“We have decided to achieve saturation levels in schemes to benefit everyone during ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Kaal’, this is true secularism,” PM Modi mentioned.
“This will put an end to all kind of appeasement,” he added.
“True secularism is making sure that the benefits of different government schemes reach all eligible beneficiaries,” PM Modi mentioned.
“Why is Gandhi family scared of using Nehru surname”
PM Modi slammed the Congress for questioning the renaming of previous authorities schemes.
“Congress named schemes are Nehru-Gandhi family, but our government has named schemes after the achievers of India,” PM Modi mentioned.
“If Nehru was such a great person, why the family shies away from using ‘Nehru’ surname,” PM Modi mentioned in a dig on the Gandhis.
Indira Gandhi ‘misused Article 356’ 50 instances
With a united opposition sloganeering proper by his speech, PM Modi tried to drive a wedge of their ranks by reminding the regional events of how the Congress dismissed their governments prior to now.
“Congress created problems for regional leaders of opposition parties,” PM Modi mentioned and added “Congress govt at Centre dismissed 90 state governments by ‘misusing’ Article 356 of the Constitution.”
Indira Gandhi ‘misused’ Article 356 of Structure 50 instances to dismiss elected state governments, PM Modi mentioned.
“I understand their pain”
PM Modi focused Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, who had launched a scathing assault on the federal government over the Adani difficulty on Wednesday.
“Khargeji complains that I visit Kalaburagi too often. He should see the work done there. As many as 1.70 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts have been opened in Karnataka, including over 8 lakh in Kalaburagi,” PM Modi mentioned
“While general public is being empowered, the accounts of many are getting shut and I understand their pain,” he mentioned taking a jibe on the opposition.
‘BJP looking for everlasting options’
PM Modi highlighted the achievements of NDA within the final 6 years and mentioned “our government’s polices are focused on finding permanent solutions for issues facing country.”
PM Modi mentioned Rs 27 lakh crore has been given to beneficiaries by DBT utilizing ‘Jan Dhan Aadhar Cellular’ trinity in the previous few years.
“Our government’s polices are focused on finding permanent solutions for issues facing country. We don’t think about political gains,” he mentioned.
Slamming the Congress for tokenism, PM Modi mentioned, “merely expressing intent doesn’t work, what matters is speed, direction and result of developments ushered in.”
PM Modi cited numbers to point out how the tempo of improvement elevated after 2014.
“Our govt has extended potable water supply to 11 crore houses in last 3-4 years against only 3 crore pre-2014,” he mentioned.
“More than half of the population without banking facilities till 2014, now 48 crore accounts opened in last 9 years,” PM Modi mentioned.
“Voice of small and marginal farmers not heard in past, now our govt working for their welfare,” he added.
PM Modi mentioned the contribution of girls ought to improve in choice making and his authorities was engaged on their empowerment.
The Prime Minister warned states towards resorting to populist measures for political positive factors, saying it could be “anarth-niti” (disastrous coverage).
With many events in states promising freebies and reverting to heavy money outflow schemes like previous pension in run-up to elections, he cited examples of close to chapter in neighbouring international locations to say that they need to not play with the monetary well being and financial insurance policies. “Do not do any such sin which leaves the burden on the next generation.”