We will make East India the growth engine of Viksit Bharat: PM Modi in West Bengal

May 13, 2024 | 21:37:09

In his third rally in Arambagh, PM Modi highlighted the crucial 2024 election for Bengal's development and the need to safeguard its culture.

NEW DELHI: In anticipation of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sparked enthusiasm and excitement among the audience with his speeches in Barrackpore, Hooghly, Arambagh and Howrah, West Bengal. Expressing gratitude to the numerous mothers and sisters in attendance, he remarked, "This scene indicates a forthcoming change in Bengal. The victory of 2019 is poised to be even greater for the BJP this time around."

Beginning his address, the Prime Minister emphasized, "West Bengal holds significant importance in Modi's vision for the development of Eastern India. For 5 to 6 decades post-independence, it was predominantly the Congress family in power. However, during their rule, Eastern India witnessed only poverty and migration. Both the Congress and the parties of the INDI Alliance contributed to Eastern India's backwardness. In 2014, you entrusted Modi with an opportunity... Modi has pledged to transform the eastern region into the driving force behind India's development."

During his second rally in Hooghly, Prime Minister Modi emphasized the importance of legacy, stating, "Whoever is elder in our families wishes to leave something for the children. Who is Modi's heir? All of you. That's why I want to build a Viksit Bharat for your children. Contrastingly, TMC focuses solely on looting you, building mansions for their heirs. What is Modi doing? Building solid homes for the poor, implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission, providing free rations, and making life easier for his sisters and daughters. Today, millions of women have affordable LPG cylinders through Ujjwala Yojana."


PM Modi remarked that amid BJP's efforts for development, TMC remains engrossed in its own affairs. And what are its deeds? Chaos and deceit! Here, a mafia regime reigns. While contrasting the deeds of the BJP and the TMC, he said, “Modi advocates for ‘Har Ghar Jal’, while TMC advocates for ‘Har Ghar Bomb’. Just a few days ago, a bomb exploded, snatching away children's lives. Life has become difficult for mothers, sisters, and daughters here.”

In his third rally in Arambagh, PM Modi highlighted the crucial 2024 election for Bengal's development and the need to safeguard its culture. Despite TMC's claim of owning Bengali culture, the reality reveals a suppression of religious faith and freedom of expression. He said, “Historical figures like Gurudev Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Satyajit Ray, Swami Vivekananda and Subhas Chandra Bose are being ignored under TMC's rule, while women's conditions and healthcare services continue to deteriorate. The land that gave us a leader like Syama Prasad Mukherjee is now suffering due to vote bank politics. The essence of Bengal's culture is fading amidst TMC's pursuit of vote bank politics.”

In the fourth public meeting of the day in Howrah, PM Modi said, “The corruption of Congress and the tyranny of the Left. Combine these two, and you get - TMC. Congress, Left, and TMC have destroyed Bengal, and our Howrah bears witness to it. Howrah used to be an industrial hub earlier. But first the Left, and then TMC, brought all the industries to a halt. The readymade garment sector here is especially in a struggling phase."

Concluding his speech, PM Modi said, “These elections, including in West Bengal, will determine the future of the entire country. In this election, it is crucial that your precious vote is not wasted. TMC is not even contesting enough seats to form a government... Even voting for Congress or the Left will only waste your vote. Only your vote given to BJP can form a strong, stable government in the country.” PM Modi urged everyone to go door-to-door and say... Modi ji has said Jai Shri Ram to you.