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‘BJP Giving New Pace to Development’: PM Modi Takes Stage on Day 2

The two-day meet will end on Saturday with PM Modi delivering the concluding speech. 

Updated12 Jan 2019, 12:03 PM IST
Politics
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The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national council meet entered its second day on Saturday, 12 January 2019. The second day saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the gathering. PM Modi said that the BJP government has given a new speed to development.

The Modi government’s outreach to different sections of society is likely to be a key theme of the two-day meet, which is being attended by thousands of delegates at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi.

Snapshot
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an attack on Congress in his address to the BJP National Executive Meeting
  • PM Modi spoke about how the BJP government has been a strong government, touching upon issues of farmers, women, development, CBI, grand alliance, etc
  • BJP President Amit Shah said the 2019 election will be a battle remembered for years
  • The meeting was attended by 12,000 delegates, including MPs, MLAs and district leaders
11:25 AM, 12 Jan

PM Modi Links Upper Caste Quota to 'New India'

The prime minister said 10 percent reservation in education and government jobs for the youth from economically weaker sections will enhance the confidence of 'New India' and asserted that the new arrangement will not encroach upon anyone's rights.

11:25 AM, 12 Jan

Congress Doesn't Want Ayodhya Issue To Get Resolved, Alleges Modi

Modi attacked the Congress over the Ram Temple issue, saying it doesn't want a solution to the Ayodhya dispute and is creating hurdles through its lawyers.

“Congress opposed when we wanted to give Constitutional status to OBC Commission, then again when we introduced the Triple Talaq Bill and also when we amended the Citizenship Bill. Similarly, Congress does not want the Ayodhya issue to get resolved.

11:13 AM, 12 Jan

2019 Election A Battle Between Sultanate and Samvidhaan, Says Modi

ttacking the Opposition in his speech, Modi said the 2019 election is a battle between those who want to protect their 'Sultanate' (throne) and the BJP, which wants to protect the 'Samvidhaan' (Constitution).

9:25 AM, 12 Jan

'BJP Working Towards Doubling Farmer's Income by 2022': PM Modi

The prime minister, while addressing his party’s national executive meet in Delhi, said that the BJP is already working day and night in order to double the income of farmers by 2022.


Published: 11 Jan 2019, 01:58 AM IST
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