Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the second rally of the day in Maharashtra's Panvel. During the rally, PM Modi heaped praises on Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that the formula of Narendra and Devendra has been super-hit in the last 5 years. In the time to come it will take Maharashtra to the new heights of development. When Narendra and Devendra stand together then 1+1 becomes 11 and not 2.
Here are the highlights of the rally:
4.54 pm: Here in Panval, work is going on to built 2 lakh concrete houses for the slum-dwellers. Our main target is to ensure that the progress of poor people and their dignity go up hand-in-hand: PM Modi
4.53 pm: This ensures a saving of at least Rs 5-6 lakh for every middle-class family. The ambit of Income Tax was also increased by Rs 1 lakh in this year's financial budget. A lot of Indians who aspire to have their own houses are being helped by this: PM Modi
4.52 pm: Every person, poor or middle-class, has a dream of his own home. Under the PM Awas Yojana, we're working towards making all these dreams come true. We are giving subsidies on the interest of home loans for people with who earn less than 18 lakh annually: PM
4.51 pm: The Govt is working continuously for fish production. We have formed a separate department for fisheries in the Central Govt. The Govt has also ensured that the fishermen get bank loans easily, and their boats get modernized: PM
4.50 pm: I request my fishermen to stop the usage of single-use plastic. You keen participation is integral to completely stop the usage of single-use plastic. It erodes the marine eco-system and thus, we must stop its usage: PM Modi
4.49 pm: The Govt has already started Mission More to ensure drinking water to every home. The Maharashtra Govt of Devendra Fadnavis has decided to complete this work by 2022: PM Modi.
4.48 pm: I call upon everyone to take every possible step to conserve water at a personal level. The rainwater should be stored under the ground, a technique that is cheap and readily available: PM Modi.
4.47 pm: The Government is working continuously for fish production. We have formed a separate department for fisheries in the Central Govt. The Govt has also ensured that the fishermen get bank loans easily, and their boats get modernized: PM Modi.
4.46 pm: I request my fishermen to stop the usage of single-use plastic. You keen participation is integral to completely stop the usage of single-use plastic. It erodes the marine eco-system and thus, we must stop its usage: PM Modi.
4.45 pm: Modern infrastructure worth lakhs of crores will provide better facilities, business and new employment opportunities once they are completed. The whole Konkan region will become a pillar for the new economy of New India: PM Modi.
4.44 pm: "Like you brought back Narendra once again to power in Delhi, similarly bring back Devendra back to power again in Maharashtra. Formula of Narendra & Devendra has been super-hit in last 5 years...When Narendra & Devendra stand together, 1+1 becomes 11 & not 2: PM Modi.
4.43 pm: There has been an unprecedented expansion of infrastructure in India in the last 5 years and Maharashtra has been the leader in this: PM Shri Narendra Modi.
4.42 pm: Record FDI, foreign investment has come to India in the last 5 years and Maharashtra is the prime beneficiary: PM Modi.
4.41 pm: Today, India is the third big start up friendly country in the world, so Maharashtra's role in it is important: PM Modi.
4.40 pm: Maharashtra is the engine of development that will help the India to become $ 5 trillion economy: PM Modi
4.39 pm: Maharashtra will become one of the bigger gainers of the Rs 100 lakh crore that is set to be invested for public infrastructure in the next five years: PM Modi.
4.38 pm: In the last five years, India has received record FDI and a major chunk of it has come to Maharashtra. In the last five years, there has been unprecedented growth of infrastructure, and Maharashtra has been one of the leaders in this too: PM Modi.
4.37 pm: India is the world's third start-up friendly country today. Maharashtra's contribution is critical to this. The people of Maharashtra has contributed to this heavily: PM Modi.
4.36 pm: The dream of a New India is for the people of India to live safely, with respect and with prosperity. We are working for the creation of this New India. Maharashtra has contributed heavily in converting India to a great nation: PM Modi
4.35 pm: Today, India's reputation is reaching its peak all over the world. Today, India is taking on the biggest challenges: Narendra Modi
4.33 pm: India is taking on big challenges today. There is nothing more satisfactory for us that this pride that you have about India today: PM Modi.
4.32 pm: India's reputation is reaching its peak in the entire world today: PM Modi
4.31 pm: The BJP's Mahayuti government at the Center and in Maharashtra has tried to fulfill its obligations: PM Modi.
4.30 pm: In the last five years, the BJP Govt in the Centre and in Maharashtra has tried to fulfill its responsibilities. The LS 2019 election results and the mood of Panvel clearly shows that we're on the right track with the right speed: PM Modi.