Cong pushed country into dark age by messing power sector: Narendra Modi

Modi said he was witnessing a wave in favour of BJP in the country and people reposing their faith in the saffron party to redress their issues.

Neemuch | Published:February 26, 2014 4:01 pm
Modi alleged that artificial shortage of coal is being created in the country. (AP) Modi alleged that artificial shortage of coal is being created in the country. (AP)

BJP’s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused Congress-led UPA government at the Centre of pushing the country into the “dark age” by mismanaging the power sector.

“During the UPA regime, power plants which could have produced 20,000 MW of electricity are lying closed down…They have pushed us in the dark age,” he said after dedicating to nation the country’s largest solar power plant at Bhagwanpura near here.

The 130 MW plant by Welspun Energy Pvt Ltd. is located on 1000 acres.

Addressing a rally, Modi alleged that artificial shortage of coal is being created in the country despite its ample availability and as a result the power companies are forced to import the mineral. n

“Because of such policies, the country’s economy is in dire straits and the rupee is tumbling,” Modi said.  Modi said the country had seen white and green revolutions in the past and the time has come to witness saffron revolution now.

“…And this saffron revolution would come in the field of power,” he said.

Modi said he was witnessing a wave in favour of BJP in the country and people reposing their faith in the saffron party to redress their issues.

“Despite abundance of natural resources in the country and the youths full in energy, the country has not progressed well under the UPA regime,” Modi said.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said around 25,000 MW of additional electricity would be made available in the state by 2015.

Chouhan said farmers incurred losses due to the Centre’s decision asking them to burn poppy husk produced in their fields.

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                Kangana Rawat
                Feb 26, 2014 at 12:15 pm
                After accepting the post of prime minister by Manmohan Singh we can see india is better than past. and we will see the india on the top.
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                  Feb 26, 2014 at 12:15 pm
                  Prime Minister Manmohan singh is the best example of honesty. he is one the greatest person of our country. I think today india is in best hand.
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                    Feb 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm
                    Rahul hi's Congress government has done a remarkable job for the nation in the last so many years and their work has only got better and better in the last nine years.
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                      Feb 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm
                      With the effort of Rahul hi's congress government, the country's condition has only gone better but on the other hand the country would have been in deep trouble if BJP would have been in ruling.
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                                    nishant kumar
                                    Feb 26, 2014 at 2:12 pm
                                    The person who himself indulge in rampant curruption munalism,looting public money on the name of development,it is worthless that person blame on congress.The UPA Government will immediately put in place policies to enhance the country's power sectorAs a new initiative for improving the power distribution infrastructure in the country,Government of India has approved setting up of a National Electricity Fund that would provide interest subsidy on loans disbursed to the Power Distribution Companies in the public as well as private sector.UPA has launched Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Program (R-APDRP) to strengthen the Power Sector.Bharat Nirman targets for electrification of villages and provision of electricity connections to BPL households have been metThe UPA Government continued with efforts to enhance nuclear power generation in the country while ensuring the highest levels of nuclear safety.The success of the Government’s international civil nuclear initiative was manifest in the highest ever generation of electricity from nuclear power during the year 2014 at 98'567million units.
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