VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed a large gathering at his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi. PM Modi also launched several power and road sectors projects worth almost Rs 50,000 crore and inaugurated a trauma centre in Banaras Hindu University ahead of his public meeting.
Before addressing the crowd, PM Modi met the rickshaw pullers and distributed 501 peddle rickshaw and 101 e-rickshaws in Varanasi.
Here are the highlights of his speech:
•NDA government is working towards building a better nation.
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•Our government is dedicated to eradicate poverty.
•We must ensure that every Indian leads a dignified life.
•Our goal is to make the poor of India self-reliant.
•Small efforts can bring about change in people’s life
•In 50 months, I will do that has not been done in 50 years.
•The speed of removing poverty has to be increased.
•Education is the best way to battle against poverty.
First Published | 18 September 2015 12:05 PM