Modi slams Cong on 1984 ri­ots & Kar­tarpur Sahib

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in “prom­ise” and “drama”, they are in­ter­ested in “per­for­mance” and “de­liv­ery”, the PM added.

List­ing out the es­tab­lish­ment of ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions like IITs and in­crease in 30% med­i­cal seats in the last five years, he said, “From study to star­tups and skills to sports, we have cre­ated a big sup­port­ing sys­tem for the young­sters and opened the door for more op­por­tu­ni­ties. Reach them with all the in­for­ma­tion on devel­op­ment projects and en­sure there will never be a doubt in their minds as to who is work­ing for a bet­ter fu­ture,” he said.

Tak­ing a dig at op­po­si­tion par­ties, Modi ac­cused them of hav­ing formed “an

PM Naren­dra Modi on Sun­day hit out at Con­gress for the 1984 ri­ots and also lamented that Kar­tarpur Sahib was left in Pak­istan dur­ing par­ti­tion. “The Cen­tre is mak­ing ef­forts to get jus­tice for the pe­riod of in­jus­tice which started in 1984. For decades, mothers, sis­ters, daugh­ters and sons have shed tears, the law will de­liver jus­tice, wipe (their) tears,” the PM said re­fer­ring to the ri­ots fol­low­ing the as­sas­si­na­tion of then PM Indira Gandhi in 1984. Re­leas­ing a Rs 350 de­nom­i­na­tion com­mem­o­ra­tive coin as part of the 350th birth an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tions of 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, Modi at­tacked Con­gress for its in­abil­ity to get Kar­tarpur Sahib in­cluded in In­dia at the time of par­ti­tion. op­por­tunis­tic al­liance”. He said “dy­nas­tic par­ties” want to build their own em­pire, while BJP wants to em­power peo­ple.

“Un­like other par­ties, we aren’t in pol­i­tics for di­vide and rule or build­ing vote banks. We are here to serve the coun­try in ev­ery pos­si­ble way. On one hand, we have de­vel­oped agenda…and the elec­tion is an op­por­tu­nity to take the agenda of devel­op­ment to new heights,” the PM said.

Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi said ‘dy­nas­tic par­ties’ want to build their own em­pire, while BJP wants to em­power peo­ple

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