"The country will never forget the sacrifices made by the security personnel in Pulwama and will always thank their families for sending their loved ones for protecting the nation, "said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a public rally in Varanasi on Tuesday, February 19.
" I wish Baba Vishwanath, Mother Ganga give us the strenght to repay the debts of the families of slain soldiers", he added.
"Swaraj, Savavalaban and Shaurya are the symbols of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Ji's Jayanti. He showed us the way of how can be a strong nation by having good governance," he added.
The Prime Minister also talked about the initiatives taken by the centre under Make In India program and stated, -
"Today, I got an opportunity to flag-off the first diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive in Varanasi. it is admirable that now engines can too run on lightening. The strength of this engine will much greater than the old diesel based engines."
" Several numbers of steps were taken to change the appearance of Indian Railways in the last 4.5 years. A classic example of this is the first semi-high speed train, Vande Bharat Expressway which will run from Delhi to Kashi," he added.
''After the completion of roads and railways developemental projects in this region, it will become easier for the farmers and the traders to do business. Avenues for new ventures will now be open in Banaras and East Zone soon,"promised Prime Minister Modi in his concluing stamemt.
Today, PM Modi also interacted with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana- Ayushman Bharat at Banaras Hindu University.