Belagavi, November 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Centenary Celebrations of Karnataka Lingayat Education Society in Belagavi where he said that the current Government does not want to trouble innocent people rather punish the guilty ones. This Government will never trouble innocent citizens and at the same time the Government wants to ensure those who are guilty are punished, said Modi.
Referring to the recent decision of the Union Government on demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 currency notes, the Prime Minister said that on 8th November many people of India slept peacefully, while a few are sleepless even now. PM Modi thanked all those who have been contributing to ensuring the success of the demonetization exercise of the Govt.
During his address PM urged media to highlight the contribution of people who have given their life to the service of education. PM said there was a time where Indians were considered snake charmers but times have changed since our youth have made their place in the Digital world. PM highlighted the need to skill development and said, “In the 21st century, the youth will take India to new heights. For this, we need skilled youth.”
PM noted that Innovation is the key to development and said, “Research and innovation are vital for us.” PM noted the need to excel in the field of education. PM invited the educational intuitions of India to compete and become the best in the whole world.