Filth, poverty and illiteracy another form of Ravana, let’s burn them this year: PM Modi at Aishbagh Ram Leela

Aside from Union Home Minister and local MP Rajnath Singh, UP Governor Ram Naik and a state government minister will be present on the dais with Modi.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 11, 2016 7:49 pm
PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally at Aishbagh Ram Leela in Lucknow. (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking at the historic Ram Leela at Aishbagh in Lucknow on Dussehra. While welcoming the Prime Minister on the stage, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Prime Minster Narendra Modi proved to the world that India is no longer ‘weak’.”

PM Narendra Modi talked about terrorism during his address where he said the world needs to united against terrorism as it has no boundaries. “If a country of 1.25 crore keep an eye on every terrorist activity, they will never succeed,” he said.

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Rajnath Singh and other BJP leaders received the Prime Minister at the airport.

Here are the highlights:

 

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Those who help and provide shelter to terrorists can’t be spared now: PM Narendra Modi at Aishbagh Ram Leela Read More: http://bit.ly/2e6kyDy

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PM Modi proved to the world that India is no longer weak: Rajnath Singh Read More: http://bit.ly/2ebZCPf

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‘Women need to be respected and treated right’: Top quotes from PM Modi’s speech in Lucknow Read More: http://bit.ly/2e3C76d

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Filth, poverty and illiteracy are another form of Ravana, so lets burn them as well this year: PM Modi

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We should end all our biases on the basis of religion, caste, class, they are products of ‘Ravana’: PM Modi

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Today we are celebrating Vijaydashami, and the world is celebrating International Day of the Girl Child: PM Modi

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So when we burn Ravana, we should remember that humanity cant be saved lest we fight terrorism together: PM Modi

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Women should get equal rights: PM Modi

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The daughters of the nation made us proud at Rio Olympics: PM Modi

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We keep burning one ‘Ravana’ who kidnapped Sita. But on ‘Girl Child’s Day’, we should think about how many daughters we kill in the womb: PM Modi

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Today we are celebrating Vijaydashmi, while the world is celebrating ‘Girl Child Day’: PM Modi

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Those who destroy our world are modern-day ‘Ravana’: PM Modi

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The whole world is being destroyed by terrorism. For 2 days we are looking at a picture of a small girl from Syria: PM Modi

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Terrorism has no boundaries. The world needs to unite against terrorism: PM Narendra Modi

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After 1992 Mumbai blasts, US said that terror is nothing but a law and order is the problem in our country. But after 9/11 they came around and started talking about terrorism: PM Modi

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Ramayana is the witness, that the first fighter against terrorism was Jataayu, who fought for a woman’s honor: PM Modi

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If a country of 125 crore keep an eye on every terrorist activity, they will never succeed: PM Narendra Modi

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Jatayu was the first one who fought against terrorism: PM Narendra Modi

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Terrorism is the enemy of humanity: PM Narendra Modi

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There should be a celebration of Dusshera within ourselves as well, kill the 10 “haras” within ourselves: PM Modi

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We should banish evil from society: PM Narendra Modi

Abhimanyu Chakravorty October 11, 20166:48 pm

We burn Ravan every year, what does it teach us? Everytime we do that we should promise to kill the Ravan within ourselves & the society: PM Modi

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We should take a pledge to end our evils on the festival of Vijaydashmi: PM Narendra Modi

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Vijaydashmi is the festival of victory of good over evil: PM Narendra Modi

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PM Narendra Modi starts speaking at Aishbagh Ram Leela in Lucknow.

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Prime Minster Narendra Modi proved to the world that India is no longer ‘weak’: Rajnath Singh

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PM Modi wiped out corruption in India: Rajnath Singh

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Lucknow is Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s “karmabhoomi”: Rajnath Singh

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Lucknow represents the composite culture of the country: Rajnath Singh

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Union Minister Rajnath Singh speaks at Ram Leela in Aishbagh area in Lucknow.

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PM Narendra Modi offer prayers at Dussehra Mahotsav at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground in Lucknow.

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PM Narendra Modi presented a bow and arrow by the organisers at the Dussehra event at Aishbagh Ramleela in Lucknow.

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PM Narendra Modi reaches Aishbagh Ramleela Ground.

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Sonia Gandhi at Dussehra Celebrations at Atnav Dharmik Ramleela in Delhi

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari also at Dussehra Celebrations at Atnav Dharmik Ramleela

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Meanwhile Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh attend Ramleela at New Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan.

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PM Modi is likely to address surgical strikes during his address in Lucknow.

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Heavy security across Lucknow. This is the first time the Prime Minister is addressing the nation on the eve of Vijaydashmi.