3 years of Modi govt Highlights: Had support of 125 crore people for demonetisation, says PM Modi
On Friday morning, the prime minister inaugurated India’s longest bridge, Dhola-Sadiya, in Assam and will address a public gathering in the afternoon.india Updated: May 26, 2017 21:22 IST
The Narendra Modi government kicked off on Friday its nationwide celebration to mark three years in power, a mega show comprising hundreds of leaders with an eye on the next general elections.
The government has planned a signature event – the Making of Developed India Festival or MODI Fest –between May 26 and June 15, where people would be invited to interact with top leaders and ministers.
The BJP has also drawn up a separate schedule, asking more than 450 leaders to travel to 900 places in India for meetings and public rallies. The saffron party wants to woo new groups and the youth in a bid to return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Below are the highlights of the day:
7:00 pm: We want to create a Hindustan where there is respect for workers, where women are at par with men, a country that reaches new economic glory. For that we took new initiatives every day.
Let us all commit ourselves for the next five years to take the country to new heights. Let us build a New India: PM Modi.
6:56: Modi says under his government the poor got affordable medicines, 104 satellites were launched in a single flight.
6:50 pm: British never trusted the people of the country. Despite Independence, this behaviour was carried on by Indian governments . But our government always trusted the people: PM Modi
In the last three years, we have given foremost priority to trusting the citizens: PM Narendra Modi in Guwahati,Assam pic.twitter.com/x8tl7dd7LT— ANI (@ANI_news) May 26, 2017
6:46 pm: This is a government where there is no black money but only the phrase of jan-dhan is heard. In the future, we will hear about digi-dhan. We will extract all black money and give it to the poor: PM Modi.
6:45 pm: First time in India, there is a chance for honesty to thrive: PM Modi
6:35: Note-bandi was a tough decision. It was the blessings of the 125 crore people that allowed for the success of such a decision.
6:33 pm: PM says the cleanliness drive- about which he spoke from the Red Fort- the public made it their own, the media also helped.
6:30 pm: PM says the voters haven’t slept after electing us to form government. “In three years, I can proudly claim that 125 crores voters have always walked along with us, gave strength to our belief,” said Modi.
For the first time, we have taken a step to uplift the OBCs. The OBC Commission has been passed: PM Narendra Modi in Guwahati pic.twitter.com/neuwFMmPqp— ANI (@ANI_news) May 26, 2017
6:26 pm: By 2022, we want to double our farmers’ income. Through ‘Sampada Yojana’ we want to ensure value addition of agri-products. This will give new direction to the lives of farmers: PM Modi.
6: 20 pm: PM Modi addresses BJP’s pan-India festival in Guwahati,Assam. He says Rs 3,500 crore came into the state within one day. The inauguration of agriculture research institute and AIIMS show the vision of the government for the state.
4:12pm: BJP has worked for the development of Naxal affected areas, says Shah
4:00pm: If Rajinikanth wishes to enter politics, he is welcome; I’m using the word ‘politics’, not ‘BJP’, decision is up to him:Amit Shah
3:56pm: I want to assure people of India that the Kashmir situation will soon be brought under control, says Amit Shah
3:53pm: Modi govt has met people’s aspirations, says Amit Shah
3:51pm: Ease of doing business improved, FDI inflow grew, says Amit Shah
3:50pm: India has grown as an economic leader, says Shah
3:48pm: BJP president Amit Shah speaks to media on 3 years of Modi govt
2:37pm: NE of Northeast would mean New Economy, New Energy, New Empowerment, New Engine, says PM Modi
2:32pm: PM Narendra Modi launches SAMPADA Yojana- Scheme for Agro Marine Processing and Development of Agro Processing Clusters
2:29pm: In New India, we have to move towards ever green revolution, says PM Modi
2:27pm: If northeast starts working in this (organic farming) direction, India can become one of the biggest centres of organic farming, says PM Modi
2:26pm: In northeast, the likelihood of organic farming is very high: PM
2:24pm: We laid emphasis on Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, says PM Modi
2:19pm: We can’t bring change in the country through tokenism, says PM Modi at his Dhemaji rally
2:17pm: Our dream is to double farmers’ income by 2022, the year when India completes 75 years of Independence: PM Modi
2:15pm: We want to bring modernisation in agriculture, says PM Modi
2:12pm: PM Narendra Modi is addressing another rally in Assam’s Dhemaji
12:19pm: PM renames Dhola Sadiya Bridge as Bhupen Hazarika Bridge
12:18pm: Within the first year of BJP rule in Assam, the state is getting rid of many of its problems, says PM Modi
12:14pm: The bridge will save time, says PM
12:12pm: The bridge will be a link in the development of two states- Arunachal Pradesh and Assam: PM
12:10pm: Prime Minister Miodi says the bridge will bring an economic revolution
12:08pm: This bridge will open new avenues for the farmers, says PM Modi in Assam
12:04pm: It is a proud moment for the country that India’s longest bridge has been constructed in Assam, says PM Modi
12:00pm: PM Modi is addressing a rally in Dhola, Assam
11:50am: Congress leader Kamal Nath said BJP spending Rs 2000 cr on celebration,3 years of Modi govt can be summed up as ‘Bhashan aur aashwaasan, yeh hai mera shaasan’
Futuristic infrastructure that will power India's growth....PM at the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge during his Assam visit. pic.twitter.com/w8T14p4dNc— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 26, 2017
11:00am: PM Modi inaugurates the 9.15 km Dhola-Sadiya bridge. (ANI Photo)
PM Modi inaugurates Dhola - Sadia Bridge across River Brahamputra in Purana Sadiya, Assam pic.twitter.com/RMjRPilvAJ— ANI (@ANI_news) May 26, 2017
10:30am: The bridge, designed to facilitate the movement of battle tanks, is expected to help movement of troops to the border with China in the Wallong-Kibithu sector in southern Arunachal Pradesh. The sector had fallen along with Tawang in the northwest to the Chinese in the 1962 war.
10:20am: The bridge is 3.55 km longer than the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. Lohit is one of three rivers – the others are Dibang and Siang – that meet to form the Brahmaputra downstream of the site of the bridge that connects Dhola village and Sadiya town, 540 km east of Assam’s principal city Guwahati.
10:10am: PM Modi arrives in Dibrugarh to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya bridge and other projects (ANI Photo)
9:00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said these years have seen concrete steps that have “transformed” the lives of the people. He put out the statistics related to various sectors to show comparisons between 2014 and now.
Last 3 years have seen concrete steps that have transformed people’s lives. These graphics tell you how. https://t.co/8smEezyFds— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 26, 2017
What do you feel about the Govt? Where have we done well & where can we do even better. Join this survey on NM App. https://t.co/TYuxNNJfIf— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 26, 2017
He also invited the public to participate in a survey on his NarendraModi App about the performance of his government.