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Narendra Modi in Gujarat, MP highlights: Oppn demoralising armed forces by seeking proof of air strike, says PM

Narendra Modi in Gujarat, MP highlights: "We have told them (Pakistan), if they don't improve, they know what will happen to them," the PM said in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar.

PMSYM scheme will secure old age, says PM Modi in Vastral. (Express photo by Javed Raja)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the opposition is misleading people and demoralising armed forces by seeking proof of air strike. “We have told them (Pakistan), if they don’t improve, they know what will happen to them. India gave a befitting reply to Pulwama attack by entering the den of terrorists,” he said while addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar. Targetting the Congress, Modi said, “Party which ruled our country for decades is now questioning the ability of our brave forces, especially a leader from MP. Today he said Pulwama terror attack is an accident. This is their mentality, he is the same person who gave Pakistan a clean chit during 26/11.”

Earlier in the day, in Gujarat, PM Modi used the air strike analogy to underscore his will to take on terrorism emanating from Pakistan. Speaking after launching a pension scheme for the unorganised sector on the second day of his two-day Gujarat visit, Modi said the opposition wants to dislodge him. “They (opposition) want to strike Modi, but I want to strike on terror,” Modi said. “They want to remove this `chowkidar but I want to fight poverty,” he added.

The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Shikshan Bhavana and Vidhyarthi Bhavan at Adajaj in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. He also launched the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Scheme (PM-SYM) at Vastral in Ahmedabad. Addressing a public rally, he congratulated all the workers across the country who are working as servants in homes, earning a livelihood from junk, doing laundry, doing farm wages, building roads and constructing houses, running restaurants, weavers and assured that this pension scheme will secure lives in old age.

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PM Modi: Air strike took place in Pak, but it shocked some people in India

PM Modi said that the opposition is misleading people and demoralising armed forces by seeking proof of air strike. "Air strike took place in Pakistan, but it shocked some people sitting in India. People doing mahamilavat across India are now engaged in International 'mahamilavat'. Only for their political selfishness, they are doing mahamilavat with Pakistan. Here, these people abuse Modi, and in Pakistan, people clap for them. The headlines of newspapers in Pakistan are about them only."

PM Modi: India gave befitting reply to Pulwama attack by entering den of terrorists

PM Modi said, "India gave a befitting reply to Pulwama attack by entering the den of terrorists."

Today an MP leader said Pulwama terror attack is an accident, this is their mentality

The whole world said what India did was right. But, in India, there are some people who don't feel so. "Party which ruled our country for decades is now questioning the ability of our brave forces, especially a leader from MP. Today he said Pulwama terror attack is an accident. This is their mentality, he is the same person who gave Pakistan a clean chit during 26/11."

PM Modi: Terror outfits have been told they don't have any option other than improving

In Madhya Pradesh's Dhar, PM Modi said, "Terrorists and terror outfits have been told that they don't have any option other than working to end it. They have also been told that what will happen now if they will not improve themselves."

Watch | PM Modi is addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar. Watch below:

For some, poverty is just an opportunity to click photos: PM Modi

Modi, who launched the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Yojana pension scheme, targeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi over poverty, saying only those oblivious to sleeping hungry at night can think that it is a "state of mind". For some, poverty is just an opportunity to click photos, Modi said, sharpening his attack on the Congress chief.

"This scheme is aimed at uplift of the section of society which has been ignored and left at the mercy of God. They (Congress) gave slogans of garibi hatao (end poverty). Some projected themselves as messiah of workers. But during their tenure they did not launch such a scheme, he said. "They ruled the country for 55 years and collected votes in the name of poor," he said.

"They thought that poverty is a mental state. See how is this neta who says that there is nothing like poverty but a mental state," Modi said, targeting the Congress president.

PM Modi: Working to safeguard interest of workers, farmers

Taking potshots at the attempts to cobble up a mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against the BJP,  PM Modi said the opposition parties are forming a 'mahamilavat'  combine to remove him. "But I am working to safeguard the interest of workers and farmers. I am also working to provide security, he said.

PM Modi: They want to remove this `chowkidar but I want to fight poverty

PM Modi said, "They want to remove this `chowkidar but I want to fight poverty." "The honesty of your 'chowkidar' is troubling those in opposition. That is the reason they are saying Modi hatao (remove Modi), while I am saying that I want to fight poverty and dishonesty. I am standing firm due to your support, Modi added.

PM Modi said the opposition wants to dislodge him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday used the air strike analogy to underscore his will to take on terrorism emanating from Pakistan. Speaking after launching a pension scheme for the unorganised sector, Modi said the opposition wants to dislodge him. "They (opposition) want to strike Modi, but I want to strike on terror," Modi said.

PM-SYM scheme will benefit farmers, domestic help

Interacting with state-level beneficiaries of 'Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said, "Farmers, domestic help, everybody will benefit from the scheme. This scheme will also help people working in unorganised sectors."

Poverty state of mind for those oblivious to sleeping hungry: Modi slams Opposition

Slamming the opposition, Modi said, "The government that ruled the country for decades called poverty a mental state and which why no efforts were taken to eradicate it." "Poverty in India is not a mental state, but the wrong mindset and wrong policies are the results of such thinking, " added PM. 

PMSYM, first of its kind since post-independence: PM Modi

Post-independence, this is the first time in history that such a scheme has been introduced for the unorganised workers, who were not earlier thought of and left on their own fate, said  PM Modi.

PMSYM scheme will secure old age: PM Modi

Addressing a public rally in Vastral, PM Modi congratulated all the workers across the country who are working as servants in homes, earning a livelihood from junk, doing laundry, doing farm wages, building roads and constructing houses, running restaurants, weavers and assured that this pension scheme will secure lives in old age. 

PMSYM scheme is dedicated to 42 million workers of the country: PM Modi

Aiming to empower each and every citizen, PM Modi launched the PMSYM scheme dedicating to nearly 42 million workers of the country. 

Source: Javed Raja 

BJP supporters at launch of pension scheme in Vastral

Nearly 1 lakh unauthorised workers have registered for PM-SYM pension scheme

More than 11 lakh unauthorised workers have registered for this pension scheme. Many workers from across county were offered the pension amount at the launch of the scheme.

Asking govt to account for its work a trend now: Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said asking the government to account for its work has now become a trend in the country. He said his government aims to empower the society to conduct more and more social works.

"There is a recent trend of people expecting that everything has to be done by the government. They also seek answers from the government for the works that are not done. This was not a tradition in our country," the prime minister said at the 'pran-pratistha' (idol installation) ceremony at the newly-built Annapurna Dham temple in Adalaj town of Gandhinagar district in Gujarat.  


He said the society earlier used to build dharmshalas (guest houses), gaushala (cow shelters), water ponds and
libraries.

"All these used to be constructed by the society's strength. Slowly, knowingly or unknowingly, this activity of the society was suppressed and the state took the role of carrying out social work," Modi said.

PM Modi launches Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme

PM Narendra Modi launches the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme for unorganised workers in Ahmedabad. Express photo by Javed Raja.  

PM Modi arrives at Vastral to launch pension scheme

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PM Modi offers prayers at Annapurna Dham Trust

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PM Modi urges people of Gujarat to work on food processing

Paying homage to Annapurna Dham, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Sardar Patel for his efforts towards cooperative sector. He urged people of Gujarat to work on food processing. He said such value additions "will help both farmers and industries." 

PM Modi touches feet of former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Shikshan Bhavan and Vidyarthi Bhavan at Adalaj

Laying the foundation stone  of Shikshan Bhavan and Vidyarthi Bhavan at Adalaj, Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi said, "India has a rich history of societies rising to the occasion and taking the lead when it comes to solving the challenges every era has faced."

"Communities have come together to improve irrigation and education. Several people have benefitted through these community efforts, " he added. 

Modi arrives in Adalaj, offers prayers at Shree Annapurna Dham temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Shree Annapurna Dham, in Adalaj, Gandhinagar district.  He will lay the foundation stone for Shikshan Bhavan Vidhyarthi Bhavan. (Source: ANI) 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 that connects Vastral Gam to Apparel Park, in Ahmedabad.  (PTI Photo)

Earlier on Monday, he inaugurated a number of development projects in Gujarat including the Phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro and laid the foundation stone for the second phase.

PM Modi on Monday took a ride on the newly built Ahmedabad Metro rail. The first 6.5 kilometres of the 40-kilometre long phase-I of the project has been on the drawing boards since 2005, and the work on the same had begun only in March 2015.

PM Modi, who arrived at the Vastral Gam Metro station, flagged off the train and then rode on it for about 1.1 km, till the next metro station at Nirant Cross Roads.

Modi also took on the opposition for questioning his statement that the presence of Rafale fighter jets would have given greater firepower to the IAF during the February 27 encounter with the Pakistan Air Force. He reiterated that if the Indian Air Force had the Rafale fighter jets, the results of recent aerial engagement with Pakistan could have been different. He also alleged that instead of supporting his government in the fight against terrorism, the opposition is uniting to destroy him politically.