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Modi in UP Highlights: Projects worth Rs 21,000 Crore approved to keep Ganga clean since 2014, says PM

Modi in UP Highlights: The prime minister is scheduled to inaugurate projects worth Rs 1000 crore in Varanasi, which is his own constituency. Some of the projects include Panchkosi Parikrama Marg worth Rs 97 crore, revival of 26 ghats worth Rs 10 crore.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 14, 2018 9:46:33 pm
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik on his arrival, in Varanasi on Saturday, July 14, 2018. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Congress, targetting them for their opposition to the Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament. Modi, after laying the foundation stone of the 340 km-long Purvanchal Expressway, said the National Highway network in the state has doubled since 2014.

Targetting the alliance of Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party and Mayawati’s BSP, Modi said, “Those who didn’t even like looking at each other earlier, are now chanting Modi-Modi. These people, out on bail, and the dynast parties now want to create obstacles on your path to development.”

The prime minister inaugurated projects worth Rs 1,000 crore in Varanasi, which is his own constituency. Some of the projects include Panchkosi Parikrama Marg worth Rs 97 crore, revival of 26 ghats worth Rs 10 crore, widening and beautification of link road between Bhikhipur crossing and Amra crossing worth Rs 29 crore, construction of “Kanha Upvan” under Smart City project worth Rs 10 crore and many more.

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19:55 (IST)14 Jul 2018
For people of Varanasi, Modi is not only their PM, but MP too, says Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath releases book 'Meri Kashi'. It contains information about the development work done in Varanasi in the last four years. Eminent citizens and leading intellectuals based in Varanasi are present at the programme. At the event, Adityanath says, "Modi is diligently serving India as the PM but the people of Varanasi have a very special relation with him. For the people of Varanasi, Modi ji is not only their PM but also their MP who has worked extensively for this ancient city." Saying that Kashi is considered a a land of spirituality, the CM said the city's infrastructure was inadequate. "This changed under Shri Narendra Modi as he has transformed the urban landscape of this city," he said.

19:27 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Adityanath to launch 'the book 'Meri Kashi'

The book 'Meri Kashi' will be released by the CM of Uttar Pradesh, Shri @myogiadityanath. It contains information about the development work done in Varanasi in the last four years. 

Eminent citizens and leading intellectuals based in Varanasi are present at the programme.

— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 14, 2018

18:22 (IST)14 Jul 2018
PM Modi remembers Japanese counterpart in Varanasi

Whenever I meet the PM of Japan, I see that that he always recounts his experience in Varanasi to any Indian who meets him. The way you welcomed the President of France...they still praise it. That is the culture of Varanasi, that is the love of Varanasi: PM Modi in Varanasi

17:53 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Kashi to host Non Resident Indians between Jan 21-23 next year

PM Modi urged the people of Varanasi for welcoming Non-Resident Indians visiting the city on the day of NRI day. Modi said that it is a matter of pride and we should prepare to welcome these visitors. Modi said that being a Kashi wasi I will be with you.

17:47 (IST)14 Jul 2018
200 projects of Rs 21,000 Crore have been approved to keep river Ganga clean: Modi

So far more than 200 projects of Rs 21,000 Crore have been approved to keep river Ganga clean and see that the waste of the cities are not dumped in the river: PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi

17:45 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Work on integrated command and control centre being done at fast pace
17:40 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Modi targets SP govt, accuses of stalling projects

During previous govts there was no development in Varanasi, development projects were stalled. But when the people voted for us & chose BJP govt for Lucknow, the region started moving forward on the path to development. A new Varanasi is being built for New India, its soul will be ancient but its body will be modern. There will be culture & traditions in every corner of it but the facilities provided to it will be 'smart. 

17:31 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Kashi being developed with the visions of New India

To develop Kashi with respect to the 21st century has been a continuous process since 2014. Modi said that the Kashi of New India will have spiritualism at its core along with services run by the smart system. The development of Varanasi is now visible.  In last four years Varanasi has got investments running in thousands of crores, said Modi. The previous government in the state ignored the development of Kashi, but after BJP came to power in Lucknow the development has speeded up. 

17:26 (IST)14 Jul 2018
PM Modi congratulates Hima Das for winning gold

Modi addressing the event talked about Hima Das, who won the gold medal in track and field event. he said that the daughter of Assam made India proud. he said that it was incredible that a daughter defeated world champions even the commentators said that it was a proud moment for India. This gives a news inspiration to everyone how a girl who played in the district made India proud throughout the world. 

17:21 (IST)14 Jul 2018
PM Modi dedicates developmental prjects worth Rs 937 crore to varansi

PM Modi dedicated developmental projects worth Rs 937 crore to Varanasi. Addressing the event, Yogi Adityanath said  Kashi is the cultural capital of India, but the previous governments have ignored it.

17:16 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Here is all you need to know about Purvanchal Expressway

The expressway will run through Azamgarh, the constituency of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, among nine districts. There is also a proposal to link the expressway to Varanasi, the constituency of PM Modi. Reports said he Adityanth government has already got a loan of Rs 12,000 crore sanctioned from the Punjab National Bank to execute the project.

Also Read | PM Modi lays foundation stone of 340 km-long Purvanchal Expressway: All you need to know

16:24 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Akhilesh Yadav claims Modi relaunching SP's project

Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to lay the foundation stone for the Purvanchal Expressway, former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav claimed it was his own government's project which was being relaunched. 'This was originally Samajwadi Purvanchal Expressway, but the word Samajwadi has been dropped,' the Samajwadi Party chief told a press conference at the party headquarters.     (PTI)

16:11 (IST)14 Jul 2018
PM Modi targets opposition oparties over Triple Talaq

"The take of these parties on triple talaq have exposed them. On one side the Centre is trying to make the lives of women easy, on the other side these people have grouped together to make the lives of women, especially Muslim women, difficult."

15:58 (IST)14 Jul 2018
BJP govt committed towards the country

For BJP and the BJP government in UP, the country is our family and we are working for the all-round development of the people in the state from all caste and corners, said Modi. 

15:56 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Modi slams Congress on opposition to Triple Talaq

These parties are creating problems in the lives of the people, especially Muslim women who wanted the end of triple talaq. These leaders oppose the law in the Parliament, stalling the process. Targetting Rahul Gandhi, Modi said that I am not surprised that Mr Namdaar is saying that they are a Muslim party. I want to ask the Congress President, if Congress party is a party of the Muslim, is it just of the men or also belongs to the Muslim women. They stall the parliament, I want to ask these parties who are working to remove Modi, to meet Muslim women facing the problems from triple talaq. 

15:53 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Modi targets alliance of Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati in UP

Targetting the alliance of Akhilesh Yadav and BSP's Mayawati, Modi said that you can see people who once could never stand the sight of each other are together, all these people who are out on bail are only dedicated in stopping the development of the people and the region. Modi said that these leaders know if the poor and backward become strong they will have a difficult time.

15:50 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Modi targets Mayawati says they only do politics over Dalits

Some political parties have only done politics in the name of Baba Saheb Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohiya. PM Modi asked people if they saw development before 2014, and added that people trusted those leaders but they cheated the poor and the common people, instead just filled their own coffers.  Targetting, Mayawati, Modi said that they asked for votes from Dalits and backwards class but did nothing. 

15:48 (IST)14 Jul 2018
1.5 lakh wellness centres being made in villages: Modi

Our government is working to make villages the centre of development, therefore the work to connect Panchayat with the optical fibre is being done at a fast pace. Nearly 1 lakh villages have been connected so far. Taking note of health issues, 1.5 lakh wellness centres are being made in villages. In the last four years under the PMAY, more than 1 crore houses have been constructed. Under the PMGSY the work to interconnect villages is also in its last phase. 

15:43 (IST)14 Jul 2018
Modi or Yogi, UP is our family: PM

The government is also giving special attention to improving air connectivity in the state, therefore the government is implementing the Udaan scheme in the state. Under the scheme, small cities will be connected through air services. 12 airports are being developed in the state under the scheme. Be it, Modi or Yogi, UP is our family, your dreams are ours: Modi

15:40 (IST)14 Jul 2018
UP govt committed to increase connectivity: Modi

Modi said that in the coming time Gorakhpur will also be connected through an expressway, another expressway will connect Lucknow to Bundelkhand. The government is committed to increasing connectivity, as connectivity increases the ecosystem of the regions develops on its own. Modi targetting the opposition said that when your intent is to work, you don't have to wait for moving files and that's the reason why National Highway network has increased by two times. 

“We are ready to start work on the projects soon after the foundation stone laying ceremony is over,” said Avaneesh Awasthi, principal secretary ( Information). The event would take place at Indira Gandhi Pratisthan, where the investors’ summit was held in February. Union Ministers Suresh Prabhu, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad are supposed to be present at the event. When asked if the repeated visits of Prime Minister to the state is a sign that the BJP is feeling the heat ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Mahendra Nath Pandey, BJP state president, told The Indian Express, “Enthusiasm among public for Modi is still the same as in 2014. In fact, BJP’s development works in UP are troubling the Opposition parties.”

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