2019 mandate proof of govt’s 5-year performance: PM Modi’s top quotes in Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is replying in Lok Sabha on Motion of thanks on President’s Address. He is presently addressing the Lower House and laying out government’s roadmap for next five years.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today replied in the Lok Sabha on the Motion of thanks on President’s Address. PM Modi laid out government’s road map for next five years while also attacked the Congress. He called the Emergency a ‘blot on the democracy’.
# There is no place for corruption in our nation. Our fight against corruption will continue: PM Modi
# Some members asked- why is Person A not in jail or Person B not in jail. I want to tell them- this is not the Emergency where Governments jailed people as they felt like. These decisions are taken by the Courts. Courts will decide on jail and bail: PM Modi
# Promoting tourism and improving tourism infrastructure augurs well for economic prosperity. There is so much about India that the world wants to see: PM Modi
# Let it be our collective endeavour to make India a five trillion dollar economy: PM Modi
# Sardar Sarovar Dam was the brainchild of Sardar Patel. But, work on this Dam kept getting delayed. As Chief Minister of Gujarat, I had to embark on a fast for this project. After NDA took office, the pace of work increased significantly and it is benefiting many people: PM Modi
# Today, when we talk about water resources, I remember Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. It was Babasaheb who worked diligently on waterways and irrigation: PM Modi
# We took office again a few weeks ago and I am happy to say we have taken numerous pro-people decisions. The decisions we have taken will benefit farmers, traders, youngsters and other sections of society. A lot of the major promises we made, we have begun fulfilling them: PM Modi
# During the freedom struggle, brave women and men died for the nation. This led to Independence. Today, we have to live for the nation and build the India our freedom fighters dreamt of. I urge everyone to observe Gandhi 150 and 75 years of India’s freedom with great vigour: PM Modi
A few people were constantly asking during the debate- Who did it? Who did it?
I want to ask them- today is 25th June. Who imposed the Emergency? Who trampled over the spirit of the Constitution, gagged the media and bullied the judiciary? We can’t forget those dark days: PM
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 25, 2019
# Did those in power from 2004 to 2014 ever talk about the good work of Atal JI? Did they ever speak about the good work of Narasimha Rao Ji? In this Lok Sabha debate the same people did not even speak of Manmohan Singh Ji: PM Modi
# There are some people who feel only a few names contributed to national progress. They only want to hear those few names and ignore the others. We think differently, we feel each and every citizen has worked for India’s progress: PM Modi
# We did not divert from our development path, we did not dilute our development agenda. It is important that the country progresses, every Indian is empowered and our nation has modern infrastructure. We believe in public welfare and modern infrastructure: PM Modi
# I do not think about elections in terms of who won and who lost. For me, what is satisfying is the opportunity to serve 130 crore Indians and do work that has made a positive difference in the lives of our citizens: PM Modi
# 2019 mandate a proof of our govt’s 5-year performance, says PM Modi
# Voters judged us and voted us for the second time, says PM Modi
# India witnessed strong mandate after years, says PM Modi in Lok Sabha
On Monday, speaking on the floor of the House, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and compared PM Modi to ‘gandi naali’. The Prime Minister was present in the House when Chowdhury made these comments.