Top 10 Quotes From PM Modi's Response to the President's Address in the Rajya Sabha
On Thursday, February 9, Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to the Rajya Sabha's discussion of the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address.
The Prime Minister recounted the accomplishments of the Bharatiya Janata Party government amid loud sloganeering by the opposition parties (BJP). The BJP leader responded appropriately to Mallikarjun Kharge and Rahul Gandhi of the Congress by contrasting development programmes implemented under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) administrations.
The Prime Minister's speech to the Rajya Sabha, including the best quotes.
"I want to convince these MPs that the lotus would bloom better the more muck you toss,"
"I go to Kalaburagi, and Kharge Ji is upset about it. He should view the effort that was done there. Over 8 lakh of the 1.70 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts established in Karnataka's Kalaburagi. I can appreciate the hurt when someone's account is closed while so many individuals gain power."
"For more than 40 years, they (the Congress) used to say "Gareebi Hatao," but did nothing. While we make a lot of effort to fulfil the hopes and aspirations of the nation's citizens."
Making ensuring that all eligible recipients of the benefits of various government programmes receive them is what is meant by "true secularism."
"Tribal community development was disregarded for many years. We prioritised their welfare above all else... Congress is consistently rejected by the nation's citizens. They are being monitored and punished by others.
There was international pressure to market their vaccination in our country; articles were published and TV interviews were conducted. There have been attempts to disparage our scientists, yet they produced vaccinations that were authorised and helped 150 different nations.
"Some people had issues with government plan names and names that contained Sanskrit terms. I read in an article that the Gandhi-Nehru family was the beneficiary of 600 government programmes. What's the dread and humiliation if people from their generation don't keep Nehru as their last name?"
"Which political group and those in charge violated Article 356? That were the 90 people who overthrew elected governments? A Prime Minister by the name of Indira Gandhi used Article 356 50 times."
"Despite holding positions of power from the Panchayat level to Parliament, Congress never considered or made an effort to find answers to ongoing issues."
"The nation is witnessing how one person is firmly confronting many. They (the opposition parties) need to adapt their slogans because they don't have enough. I'm here to serve my nation."