Dr B B Singh, chief veterinary officer of Varanasi and the in-charge of the mela, said nearly 1,000 animals were brought to the venue by their owners for treatment.
The external affairs minister while calling on the world nations to unite and formulate the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism, slammed the Pakistani PM at the UNGA and said that Pakistani politicians are “masters of forgetting facts that destroy their version.
Legend has it that the village was named after ‘Shahanshah’ Humayun, who had taken shelter in the hut of an elderly woman here after his battle with Sher Shah Suri more than 450 years ago.
Maintaining that crores of families are still homeless, PM Modi said the government has decided to provide each of the urban and rural poor, a shelter by 2022 when the country celebrates 75th year of independence.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi visited Shahanshahpur village and inaugurated the Pashudhan Arogya Mela, an animal fair and health centre.
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During his two-day visit starting from September 26, the Pentagon chief will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the India Gate, and meet the prime minister and Sitharaman in New Delhi.
Addressing a crowd of approximately 15,000 people who had assembled from across the region at Bada Lalpur area of Varanasi, Modi said that these projects, worth over Rs 1,000 crore, have been completed under UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
“Another challenge is coming on September 25…when the Prime Minister will announce a big scheme for providing power for all 24X7,” Singh said at The India Power Conclave organised by Network18.
In a letter to Ram, a Dr B C Roy Award recipient, PM Modi said, “Your contribution in the field of medicine has helped the nation attain distinction in the healthcare sector globally as well as provided relief to the ailing.”
Modi said his government wants their works to be showcased globally so as to enhance their economic prospects. “Our weavers need a global market which will enhance their economic prospects significantly,” he said.
The Hon’ble Prime Minister is one of those people who puts foreign policy above party interests, for example with Bangladesh. So it was natural for him to warmly and very enthusiastically applaud Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina, the daughter of Bangabandhu, for her resolve in fighting terrorism “despite being a woman.”
The fortnight from September 15 till Gandhi Jayanti is being celebrated as “Swachhta Hi Seva” in the country. Apart from Rajinikanth, celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar have also pledged their support to the movement.
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While other surveys aren’t quite so bleak, they also suggest Modi is a long way from creating the 10 million jobs a year needed to keep up with his young and rapidly expanding workforce.