Badaun, February 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a huge rally in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh firstly said that it was clear after seeing the enthusiasm of people that people of Uttar Pradesh need change. PM Modi remarked, “Our Govt is devoted to serve the poor, marginalized & farmers. We are initiating several steps uplift them.”
Hitting out at the previous governments, the PM said, “Had heard about Badaun even when I was in Gujarat. What is the reason that fruits of development could not reach this land under SP, BSP.” PM attacked the opposition and said, “Why is it that even after 70 years of independence, 18,000 villages did not have electricity.” He further added, “Around 500 villages in Badaun lack power supply. What have previous governments done so far? They must answer.”
He alleged that the SP government in the state was unable to protect the people of Uttar Pradesh against criminals “Why is the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh sheltering criminals?” he remarked. PM Modi thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for their support for making BJP win in 3 MLC seats in UP. “I congratulate & thank every people of Uttar Pradesh for supporting BJP & making our party win in MLC elections”, he said.
PM Modi remarked that to reduce corruption his govt has decided to eliminate interviews for jobs for grade 3 and 4 in Government, “We eliminated interview processes for class III & IV jobs. This has reduced corruption.” He further added, “For political gains, UP government played with aspirations of youth in the state.”
PM Modi said that welfare of farmers is most important for NDA Government. Prime Minister Modi spoke about the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and said, “We have brought the Fasal Bima Yojana which is benefiting several but why has SP government not implemented it?”
Prime Minister Modi said that Centre is committed to root out corruption and would continue to take steps in that direction. He urged people of UP to vote for a BJP Government that would ensure the welfare of farmers, proper education for children, employment for youth and proper medication for the elderly and urged people to vote for BJP.
The event was attended by several BJP leaders and party workers. The BJP won 71 Lok Sabha seats from the state in the 2014 polls. The party has only 40 MLA’s in the 404-member assembly (one member is nominated), where BJP has not been voted to power in the last 12 years. The poll of 1st phase in Uttar Pradesh has been started off today and will end on 8th march. Several BJP workers and leaders attended the event.