PM Narendra Modi in his reply to the debate on motion of thanks to President’s address in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday spoke on demonetisation, digital India, corruption and clean India campaign.
Earlier, attacking the Congress in Tuesday's address, PM Modi had said that everyone remembers how democracy was under threat from 1975 to 1977, when opposition leaders were jailed and newspaper freedom was curtailed.
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#Small countries like South Korea and Malaysia are models for us when it comes to cleanliness.
#We need to change the mindset, need to come out of negative outlook in order to move ahead in life.
#Attacks on me, or Govt are understandable, but why was the RBI Governor dragged into politics?
#I was surprised that people made fun of the Swachh Bharat Mission also.
#Clean India Campaign is that one campaign which media has also taken on a positive note. It has been positively propagated by media.
#Under Mission Indradhanush, 55 lakh children got immunised.
#Earlier passport making used to take a month or so, but now it takes hardly a week.
#We will have to be tough on people cheating the system, only then the hands of the poor will be strengthened.
#We can criticise each other but we should not drag RBI and its Governor in controversies.
#Let us keep institutions above politics.
#Attacks on the party I belong to, our government, on me are understandable but why was the RBI dragged into this. It was not required
#There was so much said about what is wrong with the nation...perhaps they were giving a report card of their own record
#No one knows art of bathing inside bathroom wearing raincoat better than Manmohan Singh
#When you criticize other, have the patience to accept criticism too. We can pay back in the same coin
#Anand Sharma ji was asking why are you spending crores on Digital tech. Not a single extra penny was spent in development of BHIM app
#We need to change our behaviour, need to develop positive outlook.
#Congress MPs stage a walkout in Rajya Sabha over PM Modi's remark on former PM Manmohan Singh
#Uproar in Rajya Sabha over PM's remark on Manmohan Singh
#For almost 35 years, Manmohan Singh ji had a lot of influence on country's economic policies.
#Worlds' economists don't know parameters to assess it.What India did will be a case study for economists worldwide.
#You quote foreign economists, I can quote 10 of them on the fact that such an action hasn't been taken in the world ever.
#Today India is working to correct the wrongs that entered our society.
#For the first time, a horizontal divide was visible. Mood of the people completely different from mood of politicians.
#In 40 days almost 700 Maoists surrendered during period of November-December. This happened for the first time: PM in RS.
#You(Anand Sharma) are showing so much zeal, why were you quiet till now? Why did you not sue Madhav Godbole? asks PM Modi.
#Former bureaucrat Madhav Godbole in a book wrote that in 1971 Indira Gandhi ji was advised by then FM to demonetise, but she rejected idea.
#About 700 Maoists surrendered after demonetisation and this number is increasing. Shouldn't this make us happy.
#We will have to be tough on those who are cheating the system. When we do that, the hands of the poor will be strengthened.
#The fight against corruption and black money is not a political fight. It is not to single out any particular party.
#Several members have shared their views and there was considerable discussion on demonetisation.
#Fight against corruption is not political: PM Modi.