PM Modi addresses Yuva Sammelan in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed a Yuva Vijay Sankalp Rally in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh on September 24, 2022. Shri Modi started his address by highlighting the contribution of Himachal to the development of the country as well as to the security of the country. He said, “From the attack on Jammu and Kashmir to the Kargil war, the brave people of Himachal have made the supreme sacrifice and held Maa Bharti’s head high.”
Shri Modi highlighted the importance of having a stable government with an absolute majority and said, “Looking at the benefits of a stable government, now the people of the country are also going ahead and giving their decision”. Pointing out the stark difference between earlier central governments and his tenure as the Prime Minister, Shri Modi said, “In the last 8 years, the central government has given about Rs 14,000 crore for the maintenance and expansion of the National Highway in Himachal. Whereas in the 8 years before 2014, Himachal Pradesh had received less than two thousand crores.
Shri Modi further added :
–The people of Himachal have also decided to elect the BJP Government again.
–India’s identity as a world pharmacy will be strengthened when Himachal becomes a global pharmacy hub.
–Himachal is one of the four states in the country where medical device parks are being set up.
–The double-engine government is building premier institutions in Himachal.
–Apart from IIT Mandi, IIM in Sirmaur, IIIT in Una, and AIIMS in Bilaspur, there is also a university in Mandi and there is also a central university in Dharamsala.
–Be it Kullu Shawl, Kinnauri Shawl, Chamba Rumal, Kangra Paintings, Chamba Chappals, or Lahuli Hot Socks, all these have been GI Tagged.
–It is also my endeavor that whenever I meet foreign guests, I gift these products of Himachal to them.