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PM Narendra Modi video conference live updates| Our aim is to make India 3rd largest economy in the world, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing about one crore people through what the BJP has said will be the “world’s largest video conference” as part of the ruling party’s campaign for the Lok Sabha election scheduled in April-May this year.

By HT Correspondent | Feb 28, 2019 13:51 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing about one crore people through what the BJP has said will be the “world’s largest video conference” as part of the ruling party’s campaign for the Lok Sabha election scheduled in April-May this year.

Party president Amit Shah will attend the programme “Mera Booth, Sabse Mazboot” programme from the Delhi state BJP office, the statement added. All chief ministers and cabinet ministers of the BJP-ruled states are also expected to participate in the programme besides the party’s office bearers.

The party claimed that Modi’s address will reach approximately 10 crore people across various digital platforms.

 

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1:40 pm IST

Opposition ‘mahagatbandhan’ will send country to ICU: Modi

Dismissing the ‘mahagatbandhan’ of opposition parties as ‘mahamilavat’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it would send the country to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Addressing BJP workers across the country, he suggested that a loss for the party, like in 2004, will jeopardise development works and ease of corruption will replace ease of doing business. The prime minister also said 2014 was a mandate for fulfilling people’s necessities while the 2019 election will be about fulfilling people’s aspirations. The grand opposition alliance, the ‘mahagatbandhan’, was highly adulterated, ‘mahamilavat’, he said.

1:35 pm IST

Opposition combination of oil and water, renders each other useless: PM Modi

“The combination of Mahamilavat is like a combination of oil and water which renders both of them useless.

The parties which didn’t see eye to eye are now holding hands,” said PM Narendra Modi.

1:25 pm IST

“Mahamilavat” only to save Congress: PM Modi

“The combination of ‘mahamilavat’ is only to save the Congress. That is why the Congress is going to any extent to join hands with its former rivals against BJP. This alliance comprises people who did not even want to look at each other before this,” said PM Modi.

1:15 pm IST

PM Modi confident of NDA’s success in southern India

On being asked about the scope of BJP in South India, PM Narendra Modi said that he was confident about NDA’s success in southern India.

1:08 pm IST

BJP workers are our backbone: PM Modi

“BJP workers are our backbone, no decision in our party is taken without the consent of all BJP workers,” said PM Narendra Modi.

1:03 pm IST

Aim to make India 3rd largest economy: PM Modi

“Our aim is to make India the 3rd largest economy of the world, however, even a slightest mistake can lead to hampering India’s growth,” sai PM Narendra Modi.

1:00 pm IST

2014-19 period of fulfilling needs, 2019 onwards time to fulfil desires: PM

“2014-2019 was a period where our prime responsibility to ensure that all necessities are looked after, however going forward, 2019 onwards it will be a period of fulfilling desires of the people,” said PM Narendra Modi.

12:53 pm IST

India will fight, live, work and win as one: PM Modi

It is necessary to ensure that nothing is done to dent the morale of the security forces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, a day after Pakistani fighter jets violated Indian air space in response to Indian forces targeting a JeM terror camp in its territory. Modi said India will fight, live, work and win as one and nobody can create hurdles in its march towards development. He was interacting with about one crore BJP workers in 15,000 locations through what the party said was the “world’s largest video conference”.

12:50 pm IST

We must be grateful to those who protect the nation: PM Modi

“We have to be hardworking in all sectors. India is grateful to all those who are protecting the nation. It is because they are there, the nation can reach new levels of development,” said PM Narendra Modi.

12:44 pm IST

Must ensure nothing is done to dent morale of forces: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi says necessary to ensure nothing is done to dent morale of security forces.

12:40 pm IST

Pakistan trying to divide us, need to be alert like soldiers: PM Modi

Pakistan is trying to divide us, the citizens need to be alert like soldiers, said PM Modi.

“The enemy tries to destabilize us, carries out terror attacks, their motive is to stop our growth. Today, all countrymen are standing like a rock to counter their evil designs,” he added.

12:25 pm IST

Opposition red-flags timing

Several opposition parties, including the Congress, BSP and AAP, have criticised the Prime Minister for going ahead with the “Mera Booth, Sabse Mazboot” programme amid the border tension with Pakistan

12:15 pm IST

PM Modi to hold ‘world’s largest video conference’

“Karyakartas (workers), volunteers and eminent citizens will connect with the Prime Minister through the NaMo app from around 15,000 locations at various districts and blocks,” BJP’s media head Anil Baluni had said in a statement.