Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vowed to crackdown heavily on the black money and corruption in India. His speech, delivered at a foundation laying programme in Goa, was greeted by roaring applause and standing ovation by a 10,000 plus audience at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium near Panaji, Goa.
Speaking at the programme, PM Modi focussed on the currency demotinization drive and assured the citizens of the country that the initiative taken by the government shall help in curbing the flow of black money in the economy and lead to a more transparent economy in the long run.
PM Modi even broke down while talking about his sacrifices for the nation.
Adressing the platform, PM Modi lauded Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's role in providing political stability to Goa and formation of a Government that works for the welfare of the state economic development.
Here are the key highlights form his speech:
#This is important step towards eradicating corruption and black money, but some people are lost in their own world: PM Modi
#The people have chosen a government and they expect so much from it. In 2014 so many people voted to free the nation from corruption: PM
#If you asked me to defeat the menace of black money, how can I not do it? The previous govt kept avoiding this: PM Modi
#Benami property owneers are my next target, says PM
#If any money that was looted in India and has left Indian shores, it is our duty to find out about it: PM
#You’ll be shocked to know that many MPs asked me not to make PAN mandatory for any purchase of jewellery: PM
#I will not back down, even if you burn me down: Emotional PM breaks down
#I was not born to sit on a chair of high office. Whatever I had, my family, my home...I left it for the nation: PM
#Asking country to give him time till Dec 30, says will accept any punishment : PM
#Why do we have to put future of our youths at stake? Those who want to do politics are free to do so: PM
#Yes I also feel the pain. These steps taken were not a display of arrogance. I have seen poverty & understand people's problems: PM
#Those involved in big scams now have to stand in queues to exchange Rs 4000: PM