“The BJP in the present day launches Gujarat Gaurav Yatra from the identical land of Sardar Patel from the place he raised the voice of the farmers and began the work to unify the nation,” he mentioned.
Referring to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s current marketing campaign tour to Saurashtra, Mr Shah mentioned, “Rahul Gandhi comes right here and seeks reply from us as to what has the BJP performed within the state. We’re searching for a solution from you for injustices that the three generations of your rule inflicted on us,” the BJP president mentioned.Whereas the primary technology of Congress “insulted” Sardar Patel by not giving him his due recognition and Bharat Ratna, former Congress Prime Minister “Indira Gandhi did injustice to Morarji Desai,” Mr Shah alleged.
“The third technology of (Congress leaders) Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have performed injustice to Narendra Modi, and Gujarat seeks reply for that,” he mentioned.
As Mr Shah started his speech, a gaggle of males from the Patidar neighborhood within the viewers tried to lift some slogans in favour of the Patel quota agitation, however they have been whisked away by the police personnel current there.
Mr Shah additionally enumerated varied achievements of the BJP-led governments within the state. He in contrast the scenario in Gujarat in 1995, when the BJP wrested energy from the Congress, and what the state had achieved until 2017 on yardsticks corresponding to energy technology, farm manufacturing, training, police, street infrastructure, amongst others.
“When Narendra Modi was the chief minister, he created a Gujarat improvement mannequin which has in the present day develop into a mannequin for the whole nation. This mannequin is Gujarat’s delight,” he mentioned.
He mentioned PM Modi ensured 24X7 electrical energy, water via Narmada dam and investments via Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
The “Sonia-Manmohan Singh” authorities in UPA’s 10-year rule inflicted nice injustice on Gujarat by holding up Narmada dam challenge, he alleged.
However with PM Modi changing into the Prime Minister, he gave approval to extend peak of the dam, the BJP president mentioned.
“The gates (of the Narmada dam) are closed and water has began reaching until Rajasthan,” he mentioned.
Mr Shah mentioned Gujarat acquired All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), bullet practice amongst others after Mr Narendra Modi turned the Prime Minister.
The second leg of the Gujarat Gaurav Yatra will probably be launched by Shah tomorrow from Porbandar, the start place of Mahatma Gandhi.
The yatra will go on until October 15. It is going to be held on two routes concurrently.
Prime Minister Modi and Mr Shah will stay current for the concluding ceremony of the yatra, the place for which is but to be determined.