Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Modi's fast a farce, should apologise to youth, Dalits

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Ray Hunter | 12 April, 2018, 00:50

"While the Government is working towards uniting people and their hearts, some opponents are working towards breaking up society", said Prime Minister Modi. "But here, I would like to breach the protocol and introduce Parameswaran Iyer to all", the prime minister said at an event here. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi exhorted BJP MPs, MLAs and other party workers to observe a fast. While Modi will observe a hunger strike in New Delhi, Amit Shah will protest in Hubli and all the MPs will follow their seniors in their respective constituencies. While Union information and technology minister Ravishankar Prasad will observe the fast at Gardani Bagh in Patna, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will be in New Delhi.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters in Chennai that she would also fast to protest the disruption of Parliament by the opposition during the just-concluded Budget Session. "I will be fasting". Tejashwi on Tuesday asked PM Modi if it is possible to build 5059 toilets every house in Bihar.

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Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala blamed BJP-led central government for the washout of the parliament's budget session.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed to BJP leaders, MPs and MLAs from across the country, to hold a day-long fast on April 12 to "expose" the opposition parties who have been holding the "Parliament to ransom".

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The BJP and its top brass have been underlining the party's commitment to the welfare of Dalits and works of the Modi government while highlighting Ambedkar's legacy at a time when opposition parties have accused the ruling party of being anti-Dalit.

Sources said Mr Modi's report card may touch on issues like the status of Section 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, smart cities and their development, Namami Gange which deals with cleaning of the river, employment generation, FDI attracted under the NDA government, reduction in black money and the status of non-performing assets in public sector banks.

Congress had also observed a fast April 9 to promote communal stability and harmony in the country.

Only two out of eight bills planned for this session could be introduced.

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