Narendra Modi in Jaipur: Dalits, women, backward castes at the center of our schemes, says PM

Narendra Modi in Jaipur: The Prime Minister launched an attack on the Congress labelling it as a 'bail-gaadi', punning on the term bullock cart.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 7, 2018 4:40:14 pm
Narendra Modi in Jaipur LIVE updates: PM to meet govt scheme beneficiaries, over 3 lakh people expected at event Narendra Modi in Jaipur updates: Over three lakh people from across Rajasthan are expected to come to Jaipur for the event.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday arrived in Jaipur to address the beneficiaries of various welfare schemes of the BJP governments at the Centre and in the state. Modi arrived in a special aircraft that landed at the Sanganer airport. He was welcomed by Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the party is now being called a “bail gaadi” as several of its leaders are out on bail. “Several leaders who are called stalwarts of the Congress and former ministers are out on bail these days,” Modi said.

The state administration, which has been preparing for the event for a week, has deployed its entire machinery for ahead of the PM’s visit. Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, BJP state president Madan Lal Saini and other leaders attended the public meeting at ‘Amrudon ka Bagh’.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Jaipur today, to meet govt scheme beneficiaries. Follow LIVE updates below:

14:45 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
Dalits, farmers, women, backwards castes at the center of our schemes, says PM

PM begins campaign for Rajasthan, says there's a class that gets irritated with Modi's name and his work

14:30 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
We have only one agenda and that is vikas (development), said PM Modi

PM Modi told the gathering "Never forget what the previous government left in Rajasthan"

14:28 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
Rajasthan administration expects a gathering of 2.5 lakh beneficiaries

The administration expects a gathering of about 2.5 lakh beneficiaries of 12 schemes run by the BJP governments at the Centre and in the state, where the party faces a crucial assembly election later this year.

14:24 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
Elaborate security arrangements made for PM Modi event

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the event. Sensitive areas in the city are covered by CCTV cameras, and temporary control rooms will alert the field units if they spot any suspicious activity.

14:24 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
PM addresses public meeting in Jaipur

PM Modi arrived earlier today in a special aircraft that landed at the Sanganer airport. He was welcomed by Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

12:27 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
People are arriving at the venue in large numbers
10:47 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

The administration expects a gathering of about 2.5 lakh beneficiaries of 12 schemes run by the BJP governments at the Centre and in the state, where the party faces a crucial assembly election later this year.

10:07 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

Additional Director General of Police N R K Reddy said, “We have called in 18 SPs from nearby districts. They are mainly officials who have served in the city and are aware of its topography.” 

10:06 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

The government would pay Rs 20 per kilometre for each bus, adding up to an expenditure of about Rs 7.2 crore, according to the order. The largest number of buses are planned to arrive from Alwar, Udaipur and Ajmer districts. In Jaipur district alone, 532 buses are expected to ferry the beneficiaries to the amrudon ka bagh stadium.

09:54 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

So, the Rajasthan government is spending over Rs 7 crore to ferry beneficiaries of welfare schemes to a rally which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address here tomorrow, according to an official order. The money for this will largely come from funds for the schemes.

09:10 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
PM Modi is expected to interact with beneficiaries of 12 government schemes

PM Modi is expected to interact with beneficiaries of 12 government schemes, including Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.

09:06 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

Sensitive areas in the city have been covered by CCTV cameras, and temporary control rooms will alert field units if they spot any suspicious activity. 

09:03 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
PM Modi expected to visit Jaipur after 12:30 pm

PM Modi is expected to land after 12.30 pm at a helipad, built especially for him, at Sawai Man Singh Stadium. “There will be around 20 superintendents of police present near the venue along with 11,000 police personnel,” said Additional Director of Police, law and order, NRK Reddy.

08:53 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
PM Modi in Jaipur LIVE: Rs 7.22 crore sanctioned for the purpose of transportation for the programme

A letter issued by the General Administration Department stated that Rs 722.53 lakh (Rs 7.22 crore) has been sanctioned for the purpose of transportation for the programme. “More than 2 lakh beneficiaries will come to Jaipur to take part in the programme,” said Jaipur divisional commissioner T Ravikanth.

08:42 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
Rajasthan govt arranges over 5,000 buses to bring people to venue

Rajasthan government has arranged 5,579 buses to bring people to the venue, officials said. “We have allocated different areas in the adjacent districts of Jaipur for people from specific places so that they get an opportunity to stop over and rest before going to the programme. Apart from the beneficiaries, we are also making arrangements for people of Jaipur who would come to see the PM,” said Ravikanth.

08:36 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
PM Modi will lay foundation stone for 13 urban infrastructure projects
08:35 (IST) 07 Jul 2018
08:14 (IST) 07 Jul 2018

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Jaipur today, to meet govt scheme beneficiaries. Follow LIVE updates below: Narendra Modi in Jaipur LIVE updates: Rs 722.53 lakh (Rs 7.22 crore) has been sanctioned for the purpose of transportation for the programme. (File photo)

A letter issued by the General Administration Department stated that Rs 722.53 lakh (Rs 7.22 crore) has been sanctioned for the purpose of transportation for the programme. “More than 2 lakh beneficiaries will come to Jaipur to take part in the programme,” said Jaipur divisional commissioner T Ravikanth.