Modi woos India Inc, says country in despair as UPA takes no responsibility

If we keep on exporting minerals, the country will not generate employment or development, said BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi.

Gandhinagar | Published:January 15, 2014 2:42 pm

Launching an attack on the economic policies of the UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the main reason behind the “despair” prevailing in the country was that nobody takes responsibility.

The Gujarat Chief Minister said India has become a country of “under-achievers” due to lack of planning and there was a need to come out of the situation by building an atmosphere of trust.

“If we had planned well we would have reached great heights. Today, India has become a country of under-achievers. There is no dearth of opportunity for growth of industry in the country. There is a need to come out of this despair. An atmosphere of confidence and trust is very important in India now,” he said addressing a FICCI meet.

Taking on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he said, “Our Prime Minister likes to speak about ‘inclusive growth’. Until we build capacity among poor through education, how can it happen?

Stressing on the need for a holistic approach, the Gujarat Chief Minister said, “If we keep on exporting minerals, the country will not generate employment or development. With every resource, a holistic approach is very necessary.”

Blaming the existing regime for the ill-health of the economy, Modi said, “When we talk about growth, infrastructure comes in and that is dependent on the energy sector. Industries are shut because of shortage of fuel. Someone has to take responsibility. The reason for disappointment is that nobody accepts responsibility in this country.”

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    AC
    Jan 15, 2014 at 9:42 am
    I cannot imagine Khujliwaal talking this much sense, so called IITian, and then the says it will be a two way fight...I hope Binny resigns tomorrow and PAAP govt goes back to where they belong---gutter
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    leo-7 watching
    Jan 15, 2014 at 11:22 am
    THE COUNTRIES INSUTIONS AND SET UP IS DESIGNED WITH NO RESPONSIBILTY AND ACCOUNTABILTY. ALL CENTRAL AND STATE PUBLIC SERVICE SETUP SHOULD BE CORPORATISED AND THE ROTTEN SYSTEM OF FILES AND SELF CONSUMING MUST BE ABOLISHED . THE MANY HUNDRED THOUSANDS OF CRORES THAN FREED CAN BE UTUILSED FOR EDUCATION HEALTH , SANITATION , HOUSING DRINKING WATER , POWER AND INFRASTUCTURE. THE GOVT MUST BE ONLY IN DEFENCE FOREIGN AFFAIRS ,HOME AND FINANCE . ALL OTHER MUST BE CLOSED OR REDUCED IN SIZE. THIS IS HOW ARE SYSTEM LOOKS .FROM TOPTHE COUNTRIES PRESIDENT . LIVES IN A 300ROOMS COLONIAL PALACE . IST CITIZEN OF THE COUNTRY AND PROTECTER OF THE CONSUTION AND SUPREME CDR OF THE FORCES . CANNOT DECIDE ON HIS OWN HAS TO GO BY THE DECISION OF COUNCIL OF MINISTERS . THE LATEST ORDER OF MOD OF INJURED EXSERVICEMEN , INVALIDS AND WAR WIDOWS SHOULD PUT ALL TO SHAME YET HE CANNOT REVERSE THE ILL ADVISED DECISION . 2)THE LEARNED , DISTINGUISHED HONEST PM OF THE COUNTRY WHEN WANTED TO AUCTION THE COAL BLOCKS ON THE ADVICE OF HIS DISTINGUISHED HONEST SECRETARY COAL IS HELPLESS WHEN COAL MAFIA HAVE THEIR WAY AND HE WATCHES HELPLESSLY HIS RETION BEING TORN TO TATERS .3) THE DEFENCE MINISTER CONSIDERED TO BE HONEST HAS PRESIDED OVER A ROTTEN 18TH CENTURY SET UP OF MOD WHICH REFUSES TO CHANGE AND MODERNISE , INTEGRATE DESPITE NARESH CHANDRA COMMITTEE REFORMS AND RECOMENDATIONS CONSIDERED AND RESPECTED AS A AMBADOR , CABINET SECRETARY AND THE MEMBERS ALL RESPECTED PROFESSIONALS .4)THE HOME MINISTER ACCUSED BY HIS HOME SECRETARY AS BEING UNFIT TO BE A HOME MINSTER OF THE COUNTRY AND BEING A RENT SEEKER FOR POSTINGS AND TRANSFERS OF THE POLICE IN DELHI. A DAWOOD LACKEY AND A WEAK CONSTABLE FAMILY RETAINER WHO ROSE THROUGH THE RANKS BY BEING DOCILE , MEEK , TIMD AND COLLECTED MONEY BAGS FOR THE PARTY5)THE MINISTER FOR ENVOIRMENT ACCUSED BY THE PRIMEMIN STER IN WAITING OF LEVYING JAYANTHI TAX FOR CLEARANCE OF FILES . THE NEW MINISTER CLEARS FILES WORTH 1500000 CRORES WORTH OF INVESTMENT . THE NATIONS CITIZENS WANT A CHANGE FROM THIS HOPELESS SYSTEM WHICH HAS KEPT INDIANS POOR , HUNGRY UNEDUCATED , SICK IN POVERTY AND SQUALLER . THE ELECTIONS MIGHT BRING IN A NEW GOVT BUT THE SAME UNACCOUNTABLE IRRESPONSIBLE ORGANISATIONS AND OFFICES MANNED BY MILLIONS OF RENT SEEKING VULTURES REMAIN . THE COUNTRY HAS TO FIND A SOLUTION TO THESE WASTED BILLIONS WHICH IF SPENT WITH ACCOUNTABILTY CAN TANSFORM INDIA WITHIN A DECADE . PERHAPS THE CONSUTION NEEDS TO BE REWRITTEN AND A PRESIDENTIAL FORM OF GOVT NEED S TO BE FORMED SUITING THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT,
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    checklist
    Jan 15, 2014 at 2:11 pm
    that was 1992-93 20 years before - ab vo manmohan nahi rahe bhai. Aage badho kabhi tak 1992 pe latke rahoge. Ravan bhi maha gyani tha, to kya use maaf karde raam, ladai naa kare, le jaane de sitaji ko?
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    Gautam Majumdar
    Jan 15, 2014 at 12:43 pm
    If you read books on riots in India including the fantastic 'riot after riot' by M.J Akbar , you will realize that almost all riots in India were planned and executed by the Congress. The Media is known to be pro Congress. When you read articles on the internet , try reading between the lines . The only reason Modi is targeted is because Modi was the CM during the riots. But sample this : Bombay riots 1992-1993 Congress was in Power in Maharashtra ( CM Sudhakarrao Naik) ,1984 Anti-Sikh riots 3000 dead , carried out by Congress ,Communal Riots of Bhagalpur- 1989 - Congress was in power in Bihar ( CM Jagannath Mishra) , Hashimpura (Meerut) riot ,22 May 1987 , congress was in Power ( CM Vir Bahadur Singh) ,Bhiwandi(Maharashtra) riot 1984 , Congress was in Power ( CM Vasantdada Patil) Kokrajhar (am) riots 2012 , Congress is in Power ( CM Tarun Gogoi). Also please remember that the honorable courts have exonerated him. Any who points a finger at Modi is actually disrespecting the Judiciary and should be tried for contempt.
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    Gautam Majumdar
    Jan 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm
    If you read books on riots in India including the fantastic 'riot afterriot' by M.J Akbar , you will realize that almost all riots in India wereplanned and executed by the Congress. The Media is known to be proCongress. When you read articles on the internet , try reading between thelines . The only reason Modi is targeted is because Modi was the CM duringthe riots. But sample this : Bombay riots 1992-1993 Congress was in Powerin Maharashtra ( CM Sudhakarrao Naik) ,1984 Anti-Sikh riots 3000 dead ,carried out by Congress ,Communal Riots of Bhagalpur- 1989 - Congress wasin power in Bihar ( CM Jagannath Mishra) , Hashimpura (Meerut) riot ,22 May1987 , congress was in Power ( CM Vir Bahadur Singh) ,Bhiwandi(Maharashtra)riot 1984 , Congress was in Power ( CM Vasantdada Patil) Kokrajhar (am)riots 2012 , Congress is in Power ( CM Tarun Gogoi). Also please rememberthat the honorable courts have exonerated him. Any who points a finger atModi is actually disrespecting the Judiciary and should be tried forcontempt.
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    anonymous
    Jan 15, 2014 at 10:39 am
    Modi is now learning the truth, that Manufacturing is the responsibility of Corporate India. Productivity and value addition to exports is the responsibility of his darling, Corporate India. It seems he is now admonishing Corporate India. Fact is that Govts don't manufacture. Private sector does. Why does Modi keep blaming MMS?
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    Bond James
    Jan 15, 2014 at 9:10 pm
    Come on...Modi has already credited mms for slumdog millionaire :)
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    Bond James
    Jan 15, 2014 at 9:08 pm
    Kejriwal is so very honest and rahul is so very against corruption!!!
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