PM Modi launches affordable housing scheme for poor: Highlights of Agra rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government aims to provide house to every Indian by 2022.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 20, 2016 4:57 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojna’ in Agra on Sunday. Designed entirely for the rural masses, the ambitious scheme aims to provide affordable houses to all those living below the poverty line by the year 2022. In addition, the prime minister distributed allotment letters to 50 beneficiaries of the scheme, which aims to provide about 3 crore new housing units countrywide.

In light of next year’s assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the prime minister also addressed a large gathering of the BJP supporters in the region.

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Corrupt people are now approaching those with bank accounts under Jan Dhan Yojna to convert their black money. Please ignore them: PM Modi tells people

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Some of you have faced inconvenience, but for those involved in corrupt activities it’s a big setback: PM Modi

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PM Modi hits out at those opposing demonetisation move. In an indirect reference to the protest against demonetisation by Mamata Banerjee, Modi said those who looted poor with chit fund scam are opposing the move.

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I can assure you all that your sacrifice won’t go in vain: PM Modi

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I had said that inconvenience is going to happen, but I want to commend
the people who,despite all that, are supporting: PM Modi

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The initiative of Demonetization was highly appreciated by poor people, despite facing difficulties they supported us: PM Modi

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PM Modi talks about demonetisation. “Despite hardship, people are happy,” said PM Modi.

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Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, every household will have gas connection and stove: PM Modi

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We want every Indian to have a house by 2022: PM Modi

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The housing scheme aims to give house to poorest of poor by 2022: PM Modi

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This government is dedicated to poor people. We launched Jan Dhan Yojna so that poor people can open bank account: PM Modi

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On the land of Agra, I today launched ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ for poor: PM Modi

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PM Modi talks about Kanpur train accident in his speech. “Many people lost their lives, got injured in train derailment near Kanpur this morning. Centre will probe the accident,” said Modi.

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PM Modi reaches Agra to address a public rally. He will launch his flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojna’.