Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who said the former UP was profiting from a “dual drive Sarkar”, referring to BJP governments at the center and in the US. condition. Central and UP governments work together to develop the country. “We have to fight together all the forces that oppose development here,” Prime Minister Modi said.
Criticizing the opposition Samajwadi Party, which has been in power here since 2017, the prime minister said people cannot forget the frauds that took place before the BJP came to power. He also referred to the “chaos” that prevailed when the Socialist Party was in power. “But with Yogiji in power, criminals think twice before committing a crime,” Prime Minister Modi said.
He made the remarks while laying the foundation stone of a university named after the king of Jat Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. On this occasion, also check out the exhibition models of Aligarh Node in Uttar Pradesh Defense Industrial Corridor.
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“While we celebrate Azadi ka Amrut Mahutsav, sincere efforts are being made to educate the younger generation about the contributions of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh and others in our struggle for independence,” Prime Minister Modi said, also noting that the late king had earmarked the land for Aligarh Islamic University (AMU).
“As the Prime Minister, I believe it is my good fortune to lay the foundation stone for a university named after the owner of this vision,” said Prime Minister Modi.
Speaking of the defense corridor, he said India is moving forward with the aim of carving its identity as a global defense exporter, unlike what happened earlier when the country was only used to import defense goods.
He also made an analogy between the famous Aligarh Locks and the Defense Corridor, saying that the city now contributes to protecting the country’s borders as well. Then Prime Minister Modi announced NSRs 9,000 crore to develop a BrahMos missile at the Lucknow node of the Defense Corridor.
The Prime Minister’s visit to Aligarh is seen as a launch by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of its campaign for the upcoming lower house elections in the country’s most populous state, which are likely to be held early next year.
UP Governor Anandiben Patel, Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Prime Minister Dinesh Sharma were among the dignitaries who attended the ceremony.