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Addressing a huge public meeting in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 25 February, 2021 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said, “This year Tamil Nadu will elect a new Government. The Assembly elections are happening at a critical moment of Indian history. In the last few years, people of India have given a strong message. The people of India have spoken that they want development-oriented governance.”

Talking about the cooperative federalism, PM Shri Modi said, “The way the NDA Government at the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Government have worked is a classic example of cooperative federalism. We have worked together for the benefit of the people of Tamil Nadu.” The PM highlighted several development projects brought in by the Centre, he asserted that the Government of India had taken many measures to help MSMEs. One example was Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme. We were equally focussed on building a vibrant textiles sector. In the last seven years, the Government of India had modernised the textile infrastructure.

“In the past 7 years, our efforts for the small farmers are aimed at giving them a life of prosperity and dignity. From Kisan Credit Cards to Soil Health Cards, From e-Nam to an effective crop insurance scheme, We want to bring a paradigm shift in the agriculture sector,” said PM Shri Modi.

He added, “The PM-KISAN scheme completed two years yesterday. 11 crore farmers have gained from this scheme. For many years, the farmers of India demanded MSP rise. It was our government that had the opportunity to bring a holistic MSP rise.”

In a sharp attack on opposition, the PM remarked, “The Opposition’s style of politics is based on bullying and harassing. Whenever DMK comes to power they promote a ‘strongman culture.’ In every district they have anti-social elements who trouble innocent citizens. Today, the nation is seeing two distinct styles of politics. The Opposition’s mis-governance with corruption. And, NDA’s governance with compassion.”

Alerting the citizens of Tamil Nadu, Shri Modi stated that DMK and Congress meetings were like corruption hackathons. Their leaders sit and brainstorm how to loot. Both parties had tried to launch and re-launch their respective First Families but they have not got success. There was a continuous family drama there.
Addressing the rally, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi remarked, “DMK ruled Tamil Nadu for many years. Congress was in Centre for many years. Yet, these parties were not bothered about the demands of the Devendra Kulla Vellalar community. It was the AIADMK Government in Tamil Nadu and the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre that accepted their long-standing demand to be known as Devendrakula Velalar.”