PM Modi addresses his first-ever townhall

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launching the new PMO App, at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed his first-ever townhall style event on Saturday to mark the two-year anniversary of MyGov (the government’s citizen-engagement platform). Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Modi addressed questions sent by citizens from all over India during the event. He also lashed out at gau rakshaks and said that self-styled gaurakshaks make him angry. They should realise that most cows die from consuming plastic and not slaughter. Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Modi called India as one of the fastest growing economies of the world and urged Indians to try to keep a growth rate of 8% for at least the next three years. Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Modi also talked about his 'Rurban mission' under which the government has identified 300 places which will become development centres. these will have the spirit of a village but facilities of a city, said Modi. Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi distributing the certificate to MyGov contest winner, at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Before taking up the citizens' questions, Modi felicitated the winners of the MyGov contest. Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the young contributors who developed the new PMO App, at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Modi also met the developers of the PMOApp before launching it. The app can be used for discussions and direct submission of grievances to the PM's office. Photo: PIB

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the contributors to the Mann Ki Baat Radio Programme and the MyGov platform, at the 2nd Year Anniversary celebrations of MyGov, in New Delhi on August 06, 2016. PIB

Modi met some of the people who had shared their views on 'Mann Ki Baat' and felicitated winners of 'Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat' contest. Photo: PIB


Published Date: Aug 07, 2016 11:06 am | Updated Date: Aug 07, 2016 11:06 am

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