PM Modi addresses a public meeting in Nalbari, Assam

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Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji addressed a public rally in Nalbari, Assam on Wednesday and expressed his gratitude for the public’s enthusiasm and listed the schemes and promises outlined in the Sankalp Patra, emphasizing that it represents ‘Modi ki Guarantee.‘ He criticized the Congress for failing to achieve any significant development during its decade-long rule. During this event, Assam Chief Minister Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, state BJP President Shri Bhabesh Kalita, AGP President Shri Atul Bora, UPPL President Shri Pramod Boro and other prominent leaders were present. He expressed his gratitude for the public’s enthusiasm and listed the schemes and promises outlined in the Sankalp Patra, emphasizing that it represents ‘Modi ki Guarantee.

Shri Modi extended greetings for Bohag Bihu and expressed the significance of Ram Navami, noting the historic occasion of Bhagwan Ram’s presence in his grand Mandir in Ayodhya after 500 years. He emphasized the nation’s celebration of the sacrifices made by previous generations. Shri Modi described the unique setting of the public meeting, which had three tiers: thousands of people gathered in front of him, thousands more seated above, and hundreds standing on a river bridge to listen to his speech. Shri Modi stated that the enthusiasm of the crowd ensured that ‘4 June 400 Paar’ and ‘Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar’. He stated that when in 2019 he visited Assam, he visited with a hope, but this time he visited with guarantee. He added that ‘Modi Ki Guarantee, Yani Guarantee Pura Hone Ki Guarantee’.

Hon’ble Prime Minister announced the release of the Sankalp Patra on Bohag Bihu. He reiterated the BJP’s commitment to ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas,’ emphasizing that there is no discrimination in the NDA’s beneficiary schemes, which are designed for the benefit of all. He stated that the NDA has pledged to reach every citizen of the country and provide them with the facilities they deserve. Over the next five years, 3 crore new houses will be built for the poor, ensuring equitable distribution. Additionally, he announced that all eligible individuals, regardless of background, will receive free ration for the next five years. Furthermore, senior citizens above 70 years will receive free treatment of up to Rs 5 lakh under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

Shri Modi stated that the people of Assam can be part of the celebration of Bhagwan Ram’s birthday in Ayodhya. He urged the public to join in by opening the flashlight on their phones and participating in the ‘Surya Arti’ with chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

Hon’ble Prime Minister remarked on the unique and auspicious atmosphere prevailing across the country, noting the historic significance of the occasion. He highlighted that after a span of 500 years, Shri Ram will celebrate his birthday in his grand Mandir.

Shri Modi remarked that BJP has made several announcements in their manifesto, including providing solar panels at affordable prices to reduce electricity bills. Additionally, EV vehicles can be charged through these solar panels, reducing fuel expenses to zero.

Hon’ble Prime Minister remarked on the significant involvement of crores of women in self-help groups, setting a target to make 3 crore women ‘Lakhpati Didi’ in the coming years. He also announced plans for women to become drone pilots in villages, which will greatly benefit a substantial portion of Assam. Additionally, he acknowledged the popularity of ‘Khar Bhat’ in Assam and highlighted the BJP government’s increase in MSP for Kharif crops, benefiting farmers in the state. Under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, farmers in Assam have received over ₹5,400 crore, and the BJP has pledged to continue this scheme.

Shri Modi remarked that ‘Modi ki Guarantee’ is echoing throughout the nation, and the North-East itself is a testament to this guarantee.  Shri Narendra Modi highlighted the transformation of the North-East from a region plagued by problems under Congress rule to a land of possibilities under his leadership. While Congress fostered separatism in the North-East, Modi considered it an integral part of India and worked towards peace and security in the region. PM Shri Modi emphasized that what Congress failed to achieve in decades, his government accomplished within 10 years because of their commitment to fulfilling the dreams of the people. Shri Narendra Modi reiterated his dedication to the country and the aspirations of its citizens, pledging to work tirelessly, ’24/7 for 2047′.

Hon’ble Prime Minister remarked that the abolition of the malpractice of Triple Talaq has liberated Muslim women, benefiting their entire families. Shri Narendra Modi noted that the development in Assam is evidence that when intentions are sincere, positive outcomes follow. Shri Modi pointed out that the Congress previously held control over Assam and the North-East for political gains, leading to corruption. However, now, with those hands opened, the mantra of ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas’ has been implemented in Assam. Shri Narendra Modi remarked on the recent inauguration of a significant semiconductor facility in Assam, representing an investment of over ₹27,000 crore. PM Shri Modi stated that this facility will create more than 15,000 employment opportunities for the region’s youth in the coming years. Assam is poised to emerge as a global semiconductor hub, marking a historic and unexpected beginning that will accelerate the region’s development. This investment exemplifies the vision of ‘Viksit Bharat’ and ‘Viksit North-East’, ensuring that the youth of the region will have access to such employment opportunities in the future. This is ‘Modi Ki Guarantee’.

Shri Modi stated that Assam is not just competing with other states but setting new records. Within 10 years, Assam has witnessed the construction of 2,500 kms of national highway. The state boasts the country’s largest river bridge, the ‘Bhupen Hazarika Setu’, and Guwahati has its own AIIMS. Furthermore, medical colleges in Barpeta and Kokrajhar, along with the opening of cancer hospitals in five districts of Assam, are in the planning stages. Additionally, Assam has welcomed six new engineering colleges. The construction of the North-East Gas Grid, valued at ₹90,000 crore, aims to meet the region’s energy needs. Under the PM Urja Ganga Scheme, the Barauni-Guwahati pipeline has been developed. Shri Modi emphasized that these achievements are not just statistics but examples of collective efforts.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi stated that the BJP government has also focused on increasing the number of tigers, and efforts by the Assam government have led to the cessation of rhino hunting. Assam’s biodiversity is thriving, and the BJP’s manifesto pledges to elevate the nation’s heritage to the global stage. This will not only boost tourism in Assam but also create employment opportunities in the region. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi emphasized that the government is following the mantra of ‘Vikash bhi, Virasat bhi’. Similar to the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, Assam has witnessed the development of the Kamakhya Corridor. PM Shri Modi stated that the 400th Birth Anniversary of Lachit Borphukan has been celebrated, and he himself is the brand ambassador of Assam’s Gamocha. However, the Congress has shown disregard for the nation’s heritage and lacks concern for the emotions of Assam.

Shri Modi highlighted the transformative development initiatives led by Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, asserting that they have diminished the Congress’s prospects in Assam. Shri Narendra Modi underscored that voting for Congress wouldn’t form the government at the center, but supporting the BJP would pave the way for a developed India. Shri Modi praised the NDA candidates from Barpita Shri Phani Bhushan Chowdhary, from Kokrajhar Shri Jayanta Basumatari and from Guwahati Smt. Bijuli Kalita Medhi.  The Hon’ble Prime Minister urged the determined voters to vote for the BJP. Additionally, he encouraged the public to visit every household and extend his greetings to all.