Live: We will do everything to curb drug menace in Punjab, says Modi
Bharatiya Janta Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has arrived in Punjab to address back-to-back rallies. Modi in his whirlwind tour will address rallies in Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Bathinda Ludhiana and Amritsar. The state will go to polls on April 30. Modi warns against narco-terrorism route to destroy India/ Modi reaches out to farmers, promises high MSPs for crops.punjab Updated: Apr 25, 2014 21:35 IST
Not only the government at the centre, even the Badal government will benefit from Arun Jaitley: Modi
We want to convert Amritsar into a high-tech city: Modi
We will do everything to curb drug menace in Punjab, says Modi
Irrespective of we form the government or not, I promise the mothers and sisters of the young Indians that we will take a stock of the border situation to curb the drug menace: Modi
Drugs are destroying the youth of our country: Modi
We can connect Patna Sahib to Amritsar and then Nanded can be added. Like this we can promote religious tourism: Modi
Our main motive is development: Modi
We will develop Amritsar as a tourist destination. Cleanliness will be our focus: Modi
Modi’s five T formula for development of Amritsar: Trade, tradition, talent, technology and tourism
Jaitleyji is committed to development and is an intellectual. He is a gem: Modi
Jaitleyji has been Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat for the last 20 years and he has been a dear friend: Modi
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's brother has joined BJP and I welcome him. This will increase our strength: Modi
With each passing day, confidence of the Congress started diminishing: Modi
As the elections progressed, the mood in Congress camp started changing: Modi
People are fighting the elections and not any party or candidate: Modi
India has never seen this kind of elections ever: Modi
I have come here to take your blessings in this holy city of Amritsar: Modi
Trade has been neglected because Amritsar is a border area. We need to increase trade in this area: Badal
Jaitley ji will help us in raising issues of Punjab: Badal
We will start a war against narco-terrorism if come to power: Jaitley
We want Amritsar with flyovers and roads. We want clean Amritsar: Jaitley
For Punjab, the NDA government will have a different meaning and importance: Jaitley
People of the country are worried about the closing industries, says Arun Jaitley
People of the country are worried about corruption by many important leaders of the government: Jaitley
BJP candidate from Amritsar Arun jaitley is addressing the rally.
Narendra Modi arrives in Amritsar to address a rally.
Modi concludes his speech in Bathinda.
Congress will not win even a seat in many states: Modi
I don’t have hunger for power. They have been born with golden spoon but I have reached here through hard work.
Five F formula of Modi for Bathinda farmers: Farm, Fibre, Fabric, Fashion and Foreign
Modi takes a dig at Sonia and Rahul Gandhi. Says in order to promote Rahul, Congress forget about the country.
What have you done in the last 10 years, Modi asks Congress
I am trying to find solutions for the problems affecting our country and the Congress is trying to find solution for Modi.
From September 13, the day I was nominated by the BJP for leading the party, I have been discussing about the problems plaguing the country.
People have rejected the UPA in voting that has taken place so far: Modi
The seeds have been sown for the new government
We need your blessings so that SAD-BJP combine wins all 13 seats from Punjab: Modi
We have lost 10 important years: Modi
The country needs strong government, says Modi in Bathinda
Manpreet Badal became MLA four times on SAD ticket and we made him the finance minister, but he preferred to join Congress: Badal
Badal lashes out at Manpreet Badal, asks people to support Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
In absence of industries, lot of unemployment in the country: Badal
There has been unemployment, scarcity of food, less development during the UPA government: Badal
The country has been destroyed in the UPA’s long rule: Badal
Modi reaches Bathinda for the rally.
Modi concludes his speech, will speak at Bathinda next.
Young guy like Manpreet (Ayali) is committed towards development. We need guys like him.
Days outnumbered for the Maa-bete ki sarkar.
Punjab needs to decide about their fate. I want to serve the people of Punjab. I have received a lot of love from Punjab and want to return the same.
We have promised to provide one hospital like AIIMS in every state: Modi
Why do we need to send raw materials to foreign country and import steel from them. Why can’t we set up industries to manufacture steel here itself: Modi
We need to develop the industries in the country. We need to develop our industrial towns: Modi
We need to work on the development of steel, scale, speed for proper progress of the country: Modi
Lot of competition between India and China and it’s in the manufacturing industry: Modi
We need to develop city like Ludhiana if we want to progress and surge ahead: Modi
In 2009 Congress had promised to provide 10 crore employment to youth if it came into power in the centre: Modi
Didn’t the Congress break its promise and cheated the youth of this country? Modi asks
The world is moving ahead but India is moving backward: Modi
2014 elections holds a lot of importance: Modi
It will decide what’s the future of India in the 21st century: Modi
It will decide the future of the country’s youth: Modi
Modi reaches Ludhiana, begins speech
Modi concludes speech at Hoshiarpur, will address another rally at Ludhiana
We need a strong government at the Centre. Send all the candidates of SAD-BJP alliance to the parliament: Modi
Instead of the country, the mother is more bothered about putting her son to the coveted chair: Modi
The mother-son duo is more bothered about themselves: Modi
Black money will be brought back from foreign countries: Modi
Congress scared of getting exposed after May 16: Modi
Congress party is afraid of bringing the black money from foreign countries: Modi
Modi attacks Captain Amarinder for having foreign bank account when he was Punjab CM
NDA to give reservation in transportation in railways to farmers: Modi
We will give priority to farmers to market foodgrains by railways: Modi
UPA is not bothered about the poor and the farmers: Modi
Congress government sold foodgrains to liquor manufacturers: Modi
UPA is Maa-Bete ki sarkar: Modi
No security for food grains. It keep lying in open to rot. It hurts the farmers: Modi
Porous borders responsible for drugs menace in Punjab: Modi
PM worked as a teacher and studies here but never looked back to the city: Modi
Wade nahi irade lekekar ke aaya hoon: Modi I will always stand by the people of Punjab: Modi
Punjab has taught me a lot. But I fail to understand, Manmohan Singh who belong to this state didn’t learn anything: Modi
We have seen many elections. Earlier parties and contestants used to fight the elections. But in 2014, 125 crore people are fighting this elections: Modi
Modi begins his speech
Badal addresses the rally
Modi arrives in Hoshiarpur
Modi concludes his speech, would address another rally in Hoshiarpur.
Make SAD-BJP alliance win all the seats in Punjab: Modi
After what has come out in the book Accidental Prime Minister, I don’t feel like blaming PM Mamnohan Singh: Modi
The mother-son duo has destroyed the country: Modi
Congress will not see more than 10 seats in any state in the country: Modi
We need to make our borders more secure. We need to keep a check on the fake currencies being used by nations against us: Narendra Modi
We will take steps in terms of MSP and irrigation network: Modi
Narco-terrorism is destroying the youth of this state: Modi
Soldiers are beheaded at the LoC and the Centre does not act. Farmers too are suffering under UPA: Narendra Modi
Lal Bahadur Shastri gave the slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kissan. But Can we say this today --Modi
During the 2001 Gujarat earthquake, Vinod Khanna selflessly served the people of Kutch: Narendra Modi
In India’s history, this is the worst government till date—Modi
Gurdaspur knows Vinod Khanna as a simple man dedicated to his work--Modi
I know Punjab more than Dr Manmohan Singh, says Narendra Modi
I have worked in Punjab and know the state just as I know Gujarat: Modi
Modi starts speaking
Because of Congress, Punjab farmers suffered and the state lost its industry: Badal
Punjab has suffered in Congress regime – Parkash Singh Badal
Punjab CM begins his speech
Modi arrives for a rally at Pathankot.He is accompanied by state chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Bharatiya Janta Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has arrived in Punjab to address back-to-back rallies. Modi in his whirlwind tour will address rallies in Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Bathinda Ludhiana and Amritsar. The state will go to polls on April 30.
Locked in a tough battle against Congress rival Captain Amarinder Singh , Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for this Lok Sabha seat, Arun Jaitley, hopes the Friday rally of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will tilt the scales in his favour.
“The rally will make t he contest one-sided,” said Jaitley. The Modi wave is yet to show any impact in Punjab, though the SAD-BJP sees favourable impression wherever the PM nominee goes . Jaitley has already paraded some film stars and other celebrities here but Modi is the only superstar who can be a real game-changer.
He will hit the campaign trail in Punjab on Friday with a rally at Pathankot in support of Gurdaspur candidate Vinod Khanna and finish with canvassing in favour of Jaitley in Amritsar in the evening. During the day, Modi will also speak in Hoshiarpur, Bathinda, and Ludhiana.
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal will attend the Amritsar rally, where the alliance hopes to make the maximum impact on the urban population. State BJP president Kamal Sharma said: “The Modi visit will give a boost to the SAD-BJP prospects in the state, and in Amritsar, it will have a major impact.