New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kozhikode on Saturday evening to take part in the BJP National Council meeting that began a day ago. He was received by top state and national level party leaders.
Modi, who arrived in an IAF aircraft at Karipur International Airport, took a helicopter to a stadium near the venue where he addressed a public meeting of his party workers.
After the public meeting, Modi will chair a meeting of top party functionaries. In the night he will meet three Christian bishops at the Kozhikode Guest House, where for the first time a Prime Minister of the country is staying overnight.
Here are the live updates of PM Modi’s speech:
7.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi concludes his address to a public meet in Calicut (Kerala)
6.57 pm: People of Pak should ask their leaders- India & Pak got freedom in same year but India exports software & your leaders export terrorists
6.55 pm: India has been successful in isolating you, globally and we will intensify our efforts to make sure that you are isolated globally
6.47 pm: A day will come when people of Pakistan will go against its own Govt to fight terrorism
6.45 pm: I want to inform Pakistan that before 1947 even your leaders used to salute this land
6.43 pm: More than 110 terrorists killed in the past few months by Indian army as they were trying to infiltrate
6.42 pm: In the last few months, our neighbour tried to destroy our country by exporting terrorists more than 17 times but our army defeated them
6.40 pm: I want to talk to the people of Pakistan from here today
6.32 pm: Leaders of neighbouring country used to say that they will fight for 1000 years, but where are they lost now
6.31 pm: Aatankwaadi kaan kholke sunle, ye desh iss baat ko kabhi bhoolne wala nahin hai
6.30 pm: The country is moving forward with the mantra of Sabka saath sabka vikaas
6.28 pm: I want to assure the party workers in Kerala that their sacrifice and hard work will never go in vain
6.25 pm: Kerala ke karyartaon ko vishwas dilata hoon ki aapki tapasya, balidaan kabhi bekaar nahi jayga, kabhi na kabhi to rang layga
6.20 pm: Jan Sangh and BJP Karyakartas from Kerala have seen and faced so much. Today too, party isn’t in power here but they continue serving
6.18 pm: Our Govt is focused on upliftment of poor, downtrodden people of our country
6.15 pm: Thinkers like Mahatma Gandhi, Ram Manohar Lohia, Deendayal Upadhyaya have helped shape our country’s politics in the last century.
6.11 pm: When I visited the Gulf countries, I made it a point to visit the people of Kerala who are based there
6.07 pm: When we think of Kerala, we think of God’s Own Country, it has an impression of purity and holiness
6.03 pm: When I visited Gulf countries recently, I wanted to meet my people from Kerala living there
6.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in Calicut (Kerala)