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PM Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur, accuses opposition parties of shedding 'crocodile tears' for farmers

The Mirzapur Lok Sabha constituency is represented by Apna Dal (Sonelal), an ally of the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh and at the Centre.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Mirzapur [ Updated: July 15, 2018 13:43 IST ]

PM Modi in Mirzapur LIVE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the second day of his two-day tour to Uttar Pradesh, launched key projects in Mirzapur today. He dedicated the Bansagar canal project to the nation, and laid the foundation stone of Mirzapur Medical College. The prime minister also addressed a public meeting in Mirzapur. 

Accusing the opposition parties of shedding "crocodile tears' for farmers, PM Modi questioned them as to why didn't they pay heed to irrigation projects which were left incomplete during their tenure. 

Talking of Centre's move to hike MSP, the prime minister said that those indulging in politics, did not have time to work on such a crucial issue. 

Modi said that his government was taking effective steps to bridge the gap between the rich and poor, results of which will be soon seen. 

The Mirzapur Lok Sabha constituency is represented by Apna Dal (Sonelal), an ally of the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh and at the Centre. 

BJP president Amit Shah also visited Mirzapur recently. 

The Apna Dal faction had said the prime minister's Mirzapur visit indicated a further cementing of ties between the two allies.  

Modi in Mirzapur | As it happened

12:04 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- 'We managed to break barriers, myths of facilities to rich, poor'

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11:47 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE: 'Those indulging in politics had no time to raise MSP, they were least interested'

11:45 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- People who are shedding crocodile tears in the name of farmers, you should ask them why didn't they see such yojanas during their regime 

11:43 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- 

11:42 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- 

11:40 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- Since the time BJP-NDA govt has come to power the development work in Purvanchal has accelerated and its results can be seen by everyone today 

11:38 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE- 

11:34 am: Modi in Mirzapur LIVE-

11:32 am: Can see fruitful results of development in UP under Yogi's leadership: PM Modi

11:30 am: PM Modi begins addressing a rally in Mirzapur.

11:18 am: 13 medical colleges were built in UP since independence and PM Narendra Modi gave 13 medical colleges including AIIMS and Cancer institute in just 4 years. Congress ruled for 55 years but they couldn't give AIIMS to UP : UP CM Yogi Adityanath

10:37 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mirzapur. He will dedicate Bansagar canal project to the nation, lay foundation stone of Mirzapur Medical College and inaugurate 100 PM Jan Aushadi Kendras and a bridge over river Ganga.

 

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