Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Tonk city of Rajasthan, where he addressed the 'Vijay Sankalp rally' of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Commenting on the development, a BJP spokesperson said party-level preparations for the public meeting have been completed.
Preparations for the visit of the prime minister were also reviewed by senior police and civic officials during a meeting.
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Chief Secretary DB Gupta, DGP Kapil Garg, DG (law and order) ML Lathar, ADG (Intelligence) Umesh Mishra and others were present in the meeting held at the secretariat.
Here are the HIGHLIGHTS:
03:11 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes his address
03:10 pm: The country is confident today and this has been possible only through the many campaigns that have been introduced for the betterment of the country. We have the courage and the power to fight our enemies today: PM Narendra Modi
03:09 pm: Our campaign 'beti bachao beti padhao' saw positive results in Rajasthan: PM Narendra Modi
03:06 pm: It is the result of the government you had chosen 5 years back, that the economically backward classes have got 10 per cent reservation: PM Narendra Modi
03:05 pm: No one would have ever thought that bank accounts would be opened for the poor, but Modi government did so for the betterment of the country: PM Narendra Modi
03:04 pm: The past governments had been planning to provide houses and accommodation to the poor, but their plans were not implemented. Our government fulfilled that dream of the country: PM Narendra Modi
03:02 pm: Did anyone ever think that a government would provide gas connections to those in need?: PM Narendra Modi
02:56 pm: Our government does what it promises, we do not step back: PM Narendra Modi
02:55 pm: Their government ruled the country for so many years, yet they still need time to do something for the country: PM Narendra Modi
02:54 pm: There are people in the country who reside in India but speak for Pakistan. They are the ones who visit Pakistan and ask them to remove Modi: PM Narendra Modi
02:52 pm: Today on this event, I would also like to express gratefulness to those who have come forward to provide financial aid to the families of those martyred in the Pulwama terror attack: PM Narendra Modi
02:50 pm: People of Kashmir are struggling due to growing terrorism in the Valley. The previous governments did not do anything for them in the past: PM Narendra Modi
02:46 pm: No person from my country will support those raising anti-national slogans, or those who speak against the country: PM Narendra Modi
02:45 pm: Last year after the Amarnath pilgrims came under the attack of terrorists, the Muslims from Jammu and Kashmir came forward and provided help, donated blood: PM Narendra Modi
02:43 pm: Our fight is against the enemies of humanity, it is for the Kashmiris, not against Kashmiris: PM Narendra Modi
02:42 pm: We will not tolerate this pain silently. Those responsible for the Pulwama terror attack will be responded in their own tone: PM Narendra Modi
02:41 pm: Following the Pulwama terror attack, we have taken a number of decisions that are working against Pakistan. Their nation is in panicking situation: PM Narendra Modi
02:39 pm: Peace cannot prevail in the country unless the factory of terrorists is neutralised: PM Narendra Modi
02:38 pm: I would like to ask the people of Rajasthan, should such enemies of humanity be responded in their tone or not?: PM Narendra Modi
02:37 pm: I am proud of the security forces who gave a befitting response to those responsible for the Pulwama terror attack: PM Narendra Modi
02:36 pm: At the onset, I would like to remember those martyred in the Pulwama terror attack: PM Narendra Modi
02:35 pm: From the helicpoter I could see that there are more people outside standing in the sun, than inside the shade: PM Narendra Modi
02:33 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses public meeting in Rajasthan's Tonk
02:05 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches the venue in Rajasthan's Tonk, where he is slated to address a public meet