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Highlights: ‘Saddened by Surat tragedy’, says PM Modi

During his first visit to his home state after the poll results, PM Narendra Modi will seek the blessings of his mother Hiraba Modi at her residence.

By HT Correspondent | May 26, 2019 23:16 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will be felicitated by the Gujarat unit of the party in Ahmedabad on Sunday following the massive victory in the Lok Sabha election. During his first visit to his home state after the poll results, Modi will seek the blessings of his mother Hiraba Modi at her residence in the city, reports news agency PTI.

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9:07 pm IST

PM Modi meets his mother at her residence in Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets his mother Heeraben Modi at her residence in Gandhinagar and seeks her blessings.

 

8:52 pm IST

PM Modi arrives at his mother’s residence

Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at his mother Heeraben Modi’s residence in Gandhinagar.

 

7:52 pm IST

During the whole election it was noticed that people were voting to make government strong: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad: This election many pundits failed, after 6th phase of polling I had said that we will get 300 plus seats. Many people made fun of me. During the whole election it was noticed that people were voting to make government strong, reports news agency ANI.

7:51 pm IST

I saw a video on social media in which a woman from Bengal kept saying ‘Modi, Modi’: PM Modi

PM Modi in Ahmedabad: I saw a video on social media in which a woman from Bengal kept saying ‘Modi, Modi’.When asked why? She said “I had visited Gujarat and found development there, I want the same in Bengal” but when that woman was asked for whom she voted, she didn’t say anything.

 

7:48 pm IST

The coming five years have to be years of Jan Bhagidari and Jan Chetna: PM Modi

The coming five years have to be years of Jan Bhagidari and Jan Chetna: PM Modi.

7:48 pm IST

We have to further enhance India’s position at the world stage: PM Modi

We have to utilise these five years to solve issues of the common citizens. These have to be five years of all-round development. We have to further enhance India’s position at the world stage: PM Modi.

7:45 pm IST

Was in constant contact with state government regarding Surat fire incident: PM Modi

I was in constant contact with the state government regarding the Surat fire incident: PM Narendra Modi, reports news agency ANI.

7:44 pm IST

Big mandate brings big responsibilities: PM Modi

This big mandate brings big responsibilities. It is important to remain humble and grounded in the wake of such a massive win: PM Modi.

7:43 pm IST

People of India are at the forefront of this campaign: PM Modi

Within the first three days of campaigning I was convinced that the BJP or NDA aren’t fighting the elections. The people of India are at the forefront of this campaign: PM Modi.

7:43 pm IST

Vote in 2019 is a pro-incumbency vote and a positive vote: PM Modi

The vote in 2019 is a pro-incumbency vote and a positive vote: PM Modi

7:42 pm IST

It is historic to see such a big mandate being given: PM Modi

After sixth phase of polling itself I had said that it’s 300 plus for us. When I said it, people mocked me. But, the results are for everyone to see.

It is historic to see such a big mandate being given. The people had decided that they want a strong government again: PM Modi

7:38 pm IST

In the run-up of 2014 polls, people of India got to know about development strides Gujarat made: PM Modi

In the run-up of the 2014 polls, the people of India got to know about the development strides Gujarat made: PM Modi

7:36 pm IST

Families who lost their children, lost their future: PM Modi

PM Modi in Ahmedabad: Since yesterday I was in dilemma whether to attend the programme or not. One side it was ‘kartavya’ and on other side it was ‘karuna.’ Families who lost their children, lost their future. I pray that god gives power to the families of those children.

 

7:34 pm IST

It is from the BJP office here in Khanpur that I learnt the Sanskars of a Sangathan: PM Modi

It is from the BJP office here in Khanpur that I learnt the Sanskars of a Sangathan.

I remember coming among you all in 2012, after our party was blessed with the people’s mandate: PM Modi.

7:30 pm IST

I am here for a Darshan of the people of Gujarat: PM Modi

I am here for a Darshan of the people of Gujarat. The blessings of the state’s citizens have always been very special for me: PM Narendra Modi.

7:29 pm IST

I am back to a place with which I have a very old bond: PM Modi

I am coming back to the land that has nurtured me. I am back to a place with which I have a very old bond: PM Modi.

7:29 pm IST

State Government is further strengthening disaster management infrastructure across Gujarat: PM Modi

The fire tragedy in Surat has saddened us all. We stand in solidarity with the bereaved families. May Almighty give them strength in this hour of grief. The State Government is further strengthening disaster management infrastructure across Gujarat: PM Narendra Modi

7:24 pm IST

We should pay condolences to 22 children who lost their lives in Surat fire tragedy: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah in Ahmedabad: People have come here to welcome us, but today, we should pay condolences to the 22 children who lost their lives in Surat fire tragedy. We should pray to God for them and their families.

 

7:14 pm IST

Shout loud so that the voice reaches West Bengal: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah in Ahmedabad: After winning 26 seats (in Gujarat) Narendra bhai has come here, please shout loud so that the voice reaches West Bengal.

 

6:58 pm IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address first rally after in Gujarat shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address first rally after in Gujarat shortly.

6:24 pm IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel in Ahmedabad.

 

6:07 pm IST

PM Modi arrives at Ahmedabad airport

Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Ahmedabad airport.

 

5:53 pm IST

PM Modi, Amit Shah to address public meeting at JP Chowk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah will address a public meeting at the JP Chowk, reports IANS.

5:42 pm IST

PM Modi will leave for Delhi the next morning

PM Modi will leave for Delhi the next morning, after which he is scheduled to visit his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi.

5:27 pm IST

PM Modi, Amit Shah will visit party office in Khanpur area

State BJP president Jitu Vaghani said Modi and Shah will reach Ahmedabad Sunday evening and will visit the party office in Khanpur area where they will be felicitated, reports PTI.

5:15 pm IST

PM Modi will seek blessings of his mother

During his first visit to his home state after the poll results, Modi will seek the blessings of his mother Hiraba Modi at her residence in the city.

5:06 pm IST

PM Modi, Amit Shah to be felicitated in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will be felicitated by the Gujarat unit of the party in Ahmedabad on Sunday following the massive victory in the Lok Sabha election.