Even our opponents can't make allegations of corruption against Modi govt: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah talked about the achievements of the Modi government on Friday in a press conference in New Delhi, stressing that the BJP has provided such an effective government to the people that even the Opposition could not make allegations of corruption against the government.

BJP President Amit Shah. PTI

BJP President Amit Shah. PTI

"This is a government which takes decisions and forms concrete policies. After a long time, it was the BJP which was able to give this kind of government to the people," Shah said. "After two years, even our opponents could not make any allegations of corruption against us," he added.

"Modi government gave hope to the country after the policy paralysis and discouraged bureaucracy which UPA left the country with," Shah said.

He also said that from Saturday, the BJP will celebrate 'Vikas Parv' for 15 days and added that 30 teams will be formed for this 'celebration'.

The BJP president added that the Modi government had worked to reduce poverty and unemployment in the economy. "There was a 41 percent increase in FDI inflows under the Modi government," he said. "After two years, the entire country can say that the 21st century belongs to India," Shah also said.

"The government has started work to provide gas connections to six crore people by 2019," he said.

Amit Shah also praised the Modi government for its development work in the agricultural sector, stressing on how 14 crore farmers had got useful information about the quality of soil and crops through the soil health card. "Modi government revived our economy when the world wrote us off," he said.

He also said the government has taken a lot of steps for employment generation in the country and said that for the first time in India, a government got the courage to think of other effective ways like planning and encouraging start-ups for people to create employment.

“This government has taken a balanced approach for the nation's all-round development," he said, adding that 21 crore Jan Dhan accounts were opened and people have deposited more than Rs 35,000 crore in them.

“Seventeen crore Rupay cards have been given to the bank account holders while loans have been disbursed to more than 3.5 crore people under Mudra Yojana,” he added.

The BJP president also insisted that the country has seen the highest production of urea, power and coal in 2015 under the Modi government.

He also claimed that it was the Modi government which had "addressed" the demand of One Rank One Pension "in just one year".

"In the next three years, we believe that we will fulfill all promises made by the BJP," Shah said.

He also appealed to all political parties to support the "agenda of development" in the country.

On Thursday, Shah had said the Modi government has established "new benchmarks for development and progress" and "redefined the idea of governance and delivery."

The government as well as the party have gone into overdrive to publicise the "achievements" of the Modi dispensation.

(With inputs from PTI)


Published Date: May 27, 2016 01:24 pm | Updated Date: May 27, 2016 01:50 pm


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