Bikaner: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 8 slammed Rajasthan’s Ashok Gehlot Government and said that the meaning of Congress is “A shop for looting and a market of lies”. In an apparent jibe at Rahul Gandhi’s “Mohabbat ki Dukan” campaign, Prime Minister Modi said that the Congress is nothing but a shop for looting and a market of lies.
In a scathing attack on Gehlot Government, PM Modi, while addressing a public rally in Rajasthan’s Bikaner, said, “Congress ka matlab hai loot ki dukan, jhooth ka bazaar” …Farmers of Rajasthan have suffered the most due to the Congress government…Ever since the Congress government came to power in Rajasthan, what did they do? For four years, the entire Congress party and the government have been fighting among themselves. Everyone is pulling each other’s legs.”
PM Modi said that the centre sends schemes from Delhi to Rajasthan but in Jaipur the Congress claws at them. “We send schemes from Delhi to Rajasthan but in Jaipur the Congress claws at them. Congress has nothing to do with Rajasthan’s problems and your problems,” PM Modi slammed Congress.
“The Congress Government is also troubled by the BJP’s plan to provide benefits to every household. Congress has only done harm to the state in the past years,” the PM added.
Accepting the welcome given by the people of Bikaner, PM Modi said, “The enthusiasm of the people is telling that not only the temperature of the weather has risen in Rajasthan, but the temper of the people has also risen against the Congress government.”
“When the temperature of the public rises, it does not take time for the heat of power to subside and the power to change,” PM Modi added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched several development projects worth Rs 24,000 crores in Rajasthan including the newly developed 500 kilometre section of Amritsar-Jamnagar expressway in Rajasthan’s Bikaner.
In his earlier address today, Prime Minister Modi also said that the border areas and villages of Rajasthan were deprived of development for decades and for their development. The newly launched section of the Amritsar-Jamnagar expressway will also contribute to increasing the connectivity of these villages to the rest of the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lays the foundation stone for multiple projects in Bikaner. After launching development projects worth Rs 24,000 crore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a road show accompanied by cyclists in Bikaner.
After he launched various development projects including the 500 km section of Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway in Rajasthan’s Bikaner, PM Modi held a road show while on his way to address a public rally. During the roadshow, the Prime Minister’s convoy was accompanied by a large number of cyclists.
“I am fortunate to launch the 500 km section of the Amritsar-Jamnagar expressway. Rajasthan has hit a double century in terms of the expressways,” PM Modi added. “This corridor will connect Rajasthan with Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat and Jammu-Kashmir,” PM mentioned.
Commercial sea ports like Jamnagar and Kandla will also connect to Rajasthan and Bikaner with the help of this corridor. The distance between Amritsar to Jodhpur and Bikaner will also decrease. Distance between Jodhpur to Jalore and Gujarat will also decrease,” the PM said.
PM Modi further mentioned the benefits of the corridor and said, “The farmers and traders of the region would be benefited. This expressway will provide new power to West India and its industrial activities. Supply chains would get smoother and the nation would get a new speed of financial development.
“Prime Minister also said that the Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) hospital has also been completed in Bikaner. PM Modi congratulated the people of Rajasthan for all these development projects. The PM also emphasised that any state develops only when its possibilities and capabilities are recognised distinctly. The PM also mentioned that Rajasthan has been a centre of infinite possibilities and capabilities.
Today, the work of doubling of Bikaner-Ratangarh rail line has also started. PM Modi said that railway development in Rajasthan is one of the priorities of the government. “Today new rail lines are being spread at high speed. Railway tracks are being automated. Small entrepreneurs would gain maximum benefit of the infrastructure development,” PM Modi said.
Mentioning the Bikaner famous pickle and snacks, PM said, “If the connectivity would be better, then the small industries here would be able to export their products to all corners of India”. PM said, “Karni Mata and Salasar Balaji have given a lot to Rajasthan, hence it should be ahead of all in terms of development. Today, the Indian government is strengthening development projects constantly.” “I am confident that we will take Rajasthan’s development ahead with unity,” the PM said. (With Inputs ANI)