BJP Parivatan Rally: Modi Lauds Indian Army in Himachal

| October 18 , 2016 , 13:14 IST
[caption id="attachment_232160" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing BJP' Parivatan Rally in Himachal Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing BJP' Parivatan Rally in Himachal Pradesh.[/caption] Ahead of inaugurating 3 new power projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP' Parivatan Rally, Which will give party a push before state assembly elections due next year. Addressing the rally Modi said, "today, I have got a chance to bow my head in 'Chhoti Kashi'. I was thinking all of you must be upset that, why it me took so much of time to visit you people". Also Read: PM Modi Inaugurates 3 Hydel Projects in Mandi Rally "I had spoken here about OROP when I came here to campaign. Today in this "veerbhumi", I can say that this right of yours have been given," said Modi. "One Rank One Pension was hanging for 40 yrs, and it is our govt which completed that work. Not only soldiers but their families bless me. And it makes me want to do more work for them, more work for our soldiers," he added. Also Read: Dhaka Crackdown On Terror, A Model Template For Other Countries: Modi "Today everyone is talking about our Army, we used to hear about similar feats of Israel. But now everyone knows Indian Army is no less," he added. "Shanta Kumar ji is remembered as that 'paani wala CM', Dhumal ji as 'grameen sadak wale CM'. And we all know about this CM. Projects costing Rs 34 crore three decades ago cost more than Rs 2000 crore now," Modi said. "Through LED bulbs campaign in Himachal, we're able to save approx Rs 1 crore daily or Rs 3.5 crore yearly. Poorest family in Himachal Pradesh will have a gas connection in the next three years," he added.