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Sincere effort to make India of dreams of Bapu, Patel: Modi

Rajkot, 28 May (Agency)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that in the last eight years his government has made sincere efforts to build the India of Pujya Bapu and Sardar Patel’s dreams. He said that the government always worked to protect the dignity of the poor. Modi, who completed eight years as prime minister on May 26, said he left no stone unturned in serving the motherland during these years.

Modi was addressing a gathering after inaugurating a 200-bed multi-specialty hospital at Atkot in Gujarat’s Rajkot district. The Prime Minister said, “In the last eight years, more than three crore families were given pucca houses. Ten crore families faced the problem of open defecation, nine crore women were saved from the adverse effects of smoke. Electricity to 2.5 crore families, water connections to six crore families, more than 50 crore people have been covered to get free treatment.

Elections to be held in December: Modi, who is visiting his home state about six months before the assembly elections, said Gujarat is scaling new heights of development due to the ‘double engine government’. Before the year 2014, things were different. We used to send the file of any development project to the Center, they used to reject it. It should be noted that the assembly elections in Gujarat are to be held in December.

‘Farmers did not burden expensive urea’

Gandhinagar (Agency) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the pandemic and the war in Ukraine have pushed up the prices of fertilizers, but the government has ensured that farmers in the country do not face shortage of urea and other products. Addressing a seminar on cooperatives, Modi said, “A 50 kg sack of imported urea costs Rs 3500. This sack is given to the farmers for Rs.300, the government bears the burden of Rs.3200 per sack. Modi also said that the prosperity of the villages of Gujarat is due to the dairy cooperative movement.

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