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PM Narendra Modi in Townhall: Direct interaction with citizens; lashes out against Gau Rakshaks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Addressed The People From Across The Country In First-ever ‘Townhall’ Today. The Meeting Was Held At The Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex In New Delhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 06 Aug 2016, 05:53:26 PM
PM Modi addresses Townhall (Image source: @PIB_India)

New Delhi :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the people from across the country in first-ever ‘Townhall’ today. The meeting was held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex in New Delhi. 

Prime Minister Modi also launched a new PMO app to enable mobile users to connect with the Indian Prime Minister’s website.

The mega event has been organised by MyGov - the government’s citizen engagement platform - to mark its second anniversary.

Here is minute to minute update of the event:

#PM Narendra Modi reaches Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium (Delhi) for 'Townhall', interacts with citizens.

#PM Narendra Modi launches PMO Mobile Application, an application developed with citizens' ideas.

#If democracy is limited to voting & choosing a Govt then the spirit of democracy would not develop

#After winning elections, Govts usually start thinking about how to win the next elections or what to do to get more votes next time

#If good governance is not stressed on then regular life of a citizen wont change, wont develop

#If we don't focus on good governance then lives of normal people will not change

#Development and good governance should have a balanced relation, even for a small incident anywhere, PM is targeted

#Holding PM responsible for everything that happens at every level in the nation, it can be good politically...or for TRP

#Every responsible person holding a position should be questioned. People should easily get what they want

#We want to develop good governance where processes are less and things get done easy for citizens

#Grievance Redressal is an essential component of democracy, every citizen should have their problems addressed & responded to

#Technology and good governance will benefit farmers. Most powerful thing in democracy is Grievance Redress System

#I raise one issue but the whole system is addressed. We are taking few initiatives for good governance

#The world is in recession. Despite the purchasing capacity of world going down, we have a growth rate of 7.6%: PM Modi

#Tourism will boost our economy, we shd try&drive our economy. If we achieve 8% growth rate for 30 years then, we will be at the top

#Economic development should be constant, it shouldn't go up and down. This is necessary for us to be at the top

#We need to focus on preventive and affordable health care

#So much money is spent on advertising about the importance of vaccinations, and even then so many children arent vaccinated

#Now Health Department is reaching out household to household to reach everyone

#He have introduced insurance in budget; so that the poorest of the poor receives good health care

#Farmer's son becomes a farmer out of helplessness and not by choice

#Through 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana', we will be able to provide adequate amount of water to the farmers

#We should follow 'Khaadi for nation Khaadi for fashion', this will boost our textile industry

#Videsh niti desh ke hith ki neeti hoti hai, uska centre point hai 'India first'

#Indians settled abroad have their own strength & this plays a great role for India to connect with other nations

#Indians living abroad can do a simple thing, every year they should convince 5 Non-Indian families to visit India

#We see an increase in tourist arrivals in India. We have to attract tourist with our heritage and history

#India has so much to offer when it comes to food that if we market it well it can take the world by a storm

#Gau raksha ke naam pe jo log dukaan khol ke baithe hain, mujhe unpe bada gussa aata hai

#World knows of Pizza Hut, taste of which remains same 1000 kms later. Whereas walk along Tamil Nadu & the taste of idli changes 10 times

#Kaafi log jo Gau rakshak hain, woh gau raksha sirf apne kaale dhandhe chupane ke liye karte hain

#Cows mostly die of eating plastic bags and these Cow rakshaks should urge ppl not to throw plastic on roads, this will be a big sewa



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First Published : 06 Aug 2016, 05:14:00 PM