Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Agra to launch the ambitious Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojna housing scheme and to address a public rally, kick starting BJP party campaign ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017.
The housing scheme aims at providing houses to the rural poor and people living below the poverty line. The project is expected to be complete by 2022, while allotment letters will be distributed to 50 beneficiaries by PM Modi on Sunday itself.
Here are the highlights from the rally:
Does the nation not know who’s money was used in the business of chit funds? Lakhs and crores of poor people had deposited their money in chit funds: PM Modi
By the blessing of politicians, chit funds worth crores of rupees have become empty: PM Modi
I have told you to give me just 50 days, then everything will be normal: PM Modi
I know the kind of people who are raising voices against me: PM Modi
A lot of people had their money in chit funds and because of that many lost their lives. Today these people are pointing fingers at me: PM Modi
Demonetising Rs 500/1000 notes may have given you pain, but for some people, their entire life has been ruined due to this move: PM Modi
I can assure you all that your sacrifice won’t go in vain: PM Narendra Modi in Agra, Uttar Pradesh
I had said that inconvenience is going to happen, but I want to commend the people who, despite all that, are supporting: PM Modi
The initiative of Demonetization was highly appreciated by poor people, despite facing difficulties they supported us: PM Modi
Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, there will be a gas connection and stove in every poor household.
We want every Indian to have a house by 2022: PM Narendra Modi in Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
This Government is dedicated to the poor, Pradhan Mantri Jan dhan Yojana was started so that the poor can have a bank account: PM Modi
Today I begin the entire country’s ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ from Agra: PM Modi
Central government will conduct investigation: PM Narendra Modi on Kanpur train derailment
Many people lost their lives, got injured in train derailment near Kanpur this morning. Rescue ops continuing: PM Modi