I was mocked for idea of building toilets, says Modi in Nairobi
Nairobi (Kenya): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his last day of five-day long tour to African nation said the main objective of Indian government was to improve the life of common Indian citizens.
Modi received a warm welcome by the Indian community in Nairobi of Kenya.
“I was mocked when I talked about building toilets from the Red Fort because they thought my thinking was very small but I was talking for the common man of India and now the world can see the changes,” Modi said.
“We believe in Vausdhaiv Kutumbakam (the world is a family) and India is not at all a selfish nation. India has never thought about itself,” Modi said in his address.
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Despite two consecutive droughts the Indian government was successful in delivering a growth rate of 7.6 per cent and we are looking forward to attain a growth rate of 8 per cent in time to come. The world is looking at us and Indians are making us feel proud, the prime minister said.