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Glad that Rahul Gandhi started speaking, PM Modi in Varanasi

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 22 Dec 2016 6:06 AM GMT

Glad that Rahul Gandhi started speaking, PM Modi in Varanasi
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Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jibe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi by saying that he is extremely happy that the young leader has learnt giving speeches.

Modi said that a powerful earthquake would have rocked the nation had he not spoken. Now, since he has started speaking, chances of quake have diminished.

Speaking at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here, Modi mocked at the former PM Manmohan Singh by saying that he himself has presented his report card by claiming that technology won't work in a country where 50 per cent population is poor.

Modi said that Congress did nothing for the country in the past several years of its rule and now they blame us for every debacle.

"Poverty is Manmohan Singh's legacy," said PM.

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Mahatma Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Centre here on Thursday.

Visit next slide to know what PM has said:

What else PM said?

  • Cancer patients won't have to travel to other cities for treatment as Varanasi soon will have a cancer research institute here itself.
  • Need of the hour is to provide quality and affordable healthcare to the people of India, especially the poor.
  • India is observing the biggest cleanliness drive in form of demonetisation.
  • During Congress regime, no one knew how much money one had but now everything is going to be transparent.
  • I urge the youth to move towards online banking. Your mobile phones can be your banks and wallets.
  • People in general supported the decision of demonetisation but "I had no idea that the other political parties and other political leaders will be seen standing with the dishonest."

Modi will also interact with booth level BJP Karyakartas working in the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

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Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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