New Delhi, March 29 (Agency)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday in the Parliamentary Party meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) underlined the importance of the museum of former prime ministers being built in the Teen Murti Bhawan complex and said all MPs must visit it. Prime Minister Modi is going to inaugurate this museum on April 14, the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution. According to a leader present in the meeting, the Prime Minister referred to the museum of former prime ministers and said that even though there is a BJP prime minister in it, the contribution of each and every prime minister of the country is important and should be respected. According to the said leader, the Prime Minister said, ‘We are only one, the rest belong to them …. We should respect all the Prime Ministers by rising above the party spirit. You all should go here. In this museum, the contributions of all the former Prime Ministers were mentioned in detail and they are also displayed through various mediums.
In his address, the Prime Minister referred to the extension of free food grains program- Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for six months till September this year to provide relief to the poor and asked the MPs to inform them about the scheme. Go home and tell people.
After the meeting, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal told reporters that the MPs thanked the Prime Minister for the expansion of the food grains scheme. A decision in this regard was taken recently in the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Modi. In March 2020, the Center launched ‘PMGKAY’ to provide free food grains to over 80 crore beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act as part of efforts to ease the hardships faced by people during the COVID-19 pandemic. . Meghwal said that in today’s meeting, the Prime Minister’s emphasis was on Social Justice Week being observed from 6 to 14 April. During this, the Prime Minister asked the MPs to organize programs in their respective parliamentary constituencies. According to sources, the Prime Minister also asked the MPs to visit pilgrimage sites associated with Babasaheb Ambedkar during this period. Several other senior leaders including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President JP Nadda were also present in the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting held at the Ambedkar International Centre.