Updated March 5th, 2024 at 18:02 IST

Odisha To Be Gateway of 'Viksit Bharat'; Congress Filled Its Own Tijori: PM Modi in Jajpur Rally

"Before 2014, focus of Congress and its allies was only on filling their coffers," said PM Modi at the Jajpur rally.

Reported by: Digital Desk
PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Odisha's Jajpur | Image: X/BJP4India
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PM Modi in Odisha: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, March 5, claimed that Odisha has a crucial role to play in India's development while addressing a rally in Jajpur. 

Addressing the audience present at the rally, the Prime Minister said, “You people coming here in such large numbers shows the mood of the East. Odisha's resolution is very clear today. This resolution is ‘Abki Baar 400 Paar’”. 

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“Over the past 10 years, the BJP-led central government has made huge investments in Odisha. We want Odisha to become the gateway for Viksit Bharat,” the PM asserted.

PM Modi Slams Congress 

Hitting out at the Congress party, PM Modi said that earlier the Congress government used to ask for guarantee from the poor, a tradition which was changed after he took over the top post.

When the poor asked for help from the Congress governments, they demanded guarantees. They (Congress) demanded guarantees from everybody. After 2014, the son of a poor man came to power and became the Prime Minister, he said that Modi would become the guarantee for the poor.” 

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“The massive development work taking place today could have been undertaken earlier also. But in the years before 2014, the entire focus of the Congress and its allies was only on filling their coffers,” said PM Modi at the rally.  He also said that a permanent house, tap water and gas connection at home, which were once a dream for the poor, “is now becoming a reality”. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Published March 5th, 2024 at 16:34 IST