Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again lashed out at the opposition during the National Democratic Alliance’s Sankalp rally at Gandhi Maidan in Patna . Present on the occasion were Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. And the
The third NDA member from Bihar, Lok Janshakti Party chief and Union minister Ramvilas Paswan . Modi, praised the Bihar government saying CM Nitish Kumar and deputy CM Sushil Modi combine has done commendable work in Bihar.
“Infrastructure being improved in Bihar, BJP govt working on all departments, including roadways, railways and airways,” the PM said. “The NDA government wants to ensure all sections of society in Bihar gain access to best facilities,” he said.
The PM ‘paid tribute’ to soldiers killed in Pulwama terror attack, saying ‘the whole nation is standing with the families of the jawans’.
In an apparent dig at the opposition parties, Modi said, “At a time when our armed forces are fighting enemies across border and within India, some people are making statements to please Pakistan.”
Referring to the recent non-military pre-emptive air strikes by the India Air Force, the PM said, “This is New India, it does not remain silent on killings of its jawans.”
The PM criticised opposition parties over their resolution condemning the government for not calling an all-party meet in the aftermath of the strikes. “When India should have spoken in one voice, 21 opposition parties gathered in Delhi to adopt resolution condemning us,” he said.
“Now they have even started asking for proof of the air strike. Why are Congress and its allies demoralizing our forces? Why are they giving statements which are benefiting our enemies?
“Action of Congress and its allies after bombing of terror camp made people happy in Pakistan who clapped in glee,” Modi said. “While I want to eliminate terror, opposition parties are conspiring to finish me: PM Modi in Patna,” he said.
The PM also thanked Saudi Arabia and its Crown Prince ‘for deciding to free 850 Indians detained on various counts’