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Narendra Modi: first anniversary of Modi 2.0: in a letter to citizens, Prime Minister praises India’s collective resistance to the crown | India News

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a letter to citizens at the end of the first year of his second term on Friday, said that the collective strength and resolve of the people can be seen in the way India has dealt with the coronavirus, despite the “tremendous” suffering “of the people, the massive efforts ensured that the” inconveniences “did not turn into” disasters “.
“You have shown that the collective strength and potential of the Indians is unparalleled compared to the powerful and prosperous countries of the world. In a crisis of this magnitude, it certainly cannot be said that no one suffered any inconvenience or inconvenience. Our workers , migrant workers, artisans and artisans in small industries, street vendors and compatriots have suffered tremendous suffering, “he said.
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The prime minister also gave a detailed description of the performance of his government. “The list of such historical actions and decisions made in the national interest would be too long to detail in this letter. But I must say that every day this year, my government has worked 24 hours with full force, making and implementing these decisions, “he said.
Modi expressed satisfaction with bold decisions such as “surgical” and “air” attacks within Pakistan, highlighted the unanimous verdict of Ram Temple from the Supreme Court and called the triple talaq a “barbaric practice”, which was illegal last year. He also referred to the decision on article 370, saying that “it fostered the spirit of national unity and integration.”
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The prime minister projected his two terms as a continuum, saying that the people renewed the mandate because they wanted the government to build the foundations that had been laid in its first entries. “From 2014 to 2019, the stature of India increased significantly. The dignity of the poor was enhanced. The nation achieved financial inclusion, free gas and electricity connections, full sanitation coverage, and made progress to ensure ‘Housing for All’, ”wrote the Prime Minister. “India demonstrated its mettle through surgical attacks and air strikes. At the same time, decades-long demands like RFMOs, One Nation One Tax, a better support price for farmers were met, “he added.
Arriving at the 2019 polls, he said: “In 2019, the people of India voted not only for continuity but also with the dream of taking India to new heights, to make the country a world leader.”
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Referring to India’s fight against Covid-19, he said: “Although, on the one hand, there are powers with great economic resources and state-of-the-art health systems, on the other hand, our country is besieged by problems in the midst of a vast population and limited resources. Many feared that India would become a problem for the world when the crown struck India. But today, through trust and resistance, it has transformed the way the world looks at us. ”
He further stated, “However, we must be careful to ensure that the inconveniences we face do not turn into disasters. Therefore, it is very important that every Indian follow all the rules and guidelines.”
Modi said the country had shown patience so far and should continue to do so. “This is one of the important reasons for India to be safer and in better shape than many other countries. This is a long battle, but we have begun to walk the path of victory, and victory is our collective determination, “he added.
The prime minister referred to the debate on how the economies will recover, expressing his confidence that India will also be an example in the economic recovery. “In the economic sphere, through their strength, 130 crore Indians can not only surprise the world but also inspire it,” he said and reiterated that the need of the hour was to become self-sufficient and refer to the recent Rs 20 lakh crore package as one step important in this direction.
He recalled some of the important decisions of his government, such as the annulment of article 370, which according to him had fostered the spirit of unity and national integration.
“The Ram Mandir ruling, unanimously handed down by the Supreme Court, ended an amicable debate that persisted for centuries. The barbaric practice of triple talaq has been limited to the dustbin of history. The amendment to the Citizenship Law was an expression of India’s compassion and spirit of inclusion, “he added.
Read the full text of Prime Minister Modi’s letter on the first anniversary of his government

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