Monday, 23 April, 2018

Modi working to make India Dalit-mukt

Congress to take on BJP in 2019 polls with smartphones, videos of PM's 'tall promises' A BJP MP writes o Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the pride of aadivasis and dalits at perils
Lisa Bryan | 09 April, 2018, 01:15

He said that the Congress was "throttling" democracy and "abusing" people's mandate.

Raj, an IRS officer who resigned to join politics in 2003, followed it up with another on Sunday afternoon, which appeared as a clarification but left with scope for interpretation, with some suggesting it exposed the anti-Dalit stand of the party.

NEW DELHI: taking serious note of the recent Dalit agitation and the defiant notes by four party MPs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will soon meet the party's Dalit MPs to defuse tension, sources said. We are privileged to receive the blessings of people of all age groups, across all sections of society.

Senior Congress leader and member AICC Mohinder Bhardwaj said the country and in particular the State of Jammu and Kashmir is sitting on a power-keg of communal hatred spread by the BJP and its allies ever since the saffron party has come to power at the Centre and in the State. Having paced impressively through the last 38 years, the BJP of today is synonymous with high spirits, energy and hope for a better and a new India.

This narrative is bound to pick up in the coming days as political parties hit the road, first for the Karnataka Assembly election on May 12 and then for year-end elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. It is the strength of BJP that affects opponents.


This session also highlighted the importance of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who did not attend Parliament for the past two weeks and worked from home because of a kidney ailment. This is because the minister has maintained friendly ties across the political spectrum.

Modi also asked party MPs to see a drama on Maratha king Shivaji being performed in Delhi, and noted that he had travelled to Pune from Gujarat nearly 30 years ago to see it. "BJP particularly sensitive to aspirations of poor and marginalized", said the PM.

Talking to reporters Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar accused the Congress for disruptions in Parliament. And while Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu held several meetings with floor leaders to break the logjam, no such effort was initiated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Dignitaries paid floral tributes to the party leaders and spoke about the history of the party and its evolution including the formation of Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951, evolution to Janata party in 1977 and development of Bharatiya Janata Party on April 6, 1980.

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