PM Modi addresses his first-ever townhall [Photos]

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).

FP Staff August 07, 2016 11:06:52 IST
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
Before taking up the citizens' questions, Modi felicitated the winners of the MyGov contest. Photo: PIB
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Before taking up the citizens' questions, Modi felicitated the winners of the MyGov contest. Photo: 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
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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
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
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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