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As it happened: PM Modi launches Pradhanmantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) in Agra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launched His Ambitious Housing Scheme Known As The ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojna’ In Agra On November 20. He Said That Common Man’s Sacrifice Won’t Go In Vain.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 20 Nov 2016, 06:39:13 PM
Narendra Modi( Pic Credit - ANI)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ambitious housing scheme known as the ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojna’ in Agra on November 20. He said that common man’s sacrifice won’t go in vain. On the Patna-Indore train derailment, PM Modi said that the government will investigate into the matter.

# On the derailment of the Indore-Patna express, he assured that the Centre will investigate the matter.

# On Demonetisation, he said people’s sacrifice will not go in vain. He said, “I had said that people would face inconvenience, but I want to commend the people who are still supporting our decision...I can assure all of you that your sacrifice won’t go in vain.”

# He also said those in fake currency rackets have been hit badly by demonetisation. Five hundred and thousand rupee notes ceasing to be legal tender has adversely affected those in fake currency rackets and narcotics.

# We launched Ujjwala Yojana so that poor mothers do not breathe the smoke of wood and coal and instead get to cook with gas stoves.

# This Government is dedicated to the poor, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was started so that the poor can have a bank account, Aadhaar so that they get what is their right.

# Fake currency worth crores have been funnelled into the country and with this drugs and terrorism has flourished. Should this be allowed? For 70 years it has been allowed.

 # Modi also attacked opposition leaders for protesting against government’s demonetisation move saying those involved in corrupt activities are having tough time.

Those who hoarded money through the chit fund scam, they have been effected due to this (demonetisation of Rs 1000 and 500 banknote).

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First Published : 20 Nov 2016, 06:28:00 PM