Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a massive rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhaya, where he said, “I understand the pain of the poor people, I understand their illness. To fight this I have introduced the Ayushman Scheme.”
While addressing the rally, PM Modi stated that the law and order has improved under the present central government and also added that BJP has worked for the upliftment of poor people.
“No chaiwala wants his child to become a chaiwala. The poor want to grow and thrive,” the PM said at the rally.
Addressing his first rally in Ambedkar Nagar, Ayodhya since coming to power in 2014, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked Ram at the end of his speech and said that national security is his priority and he is dedicated to protect people’s “aastha” (belief) from the threat of terror. PM Modi also said that it is only the BJP-led NDA that could provide a “strong government” at the centre.
The Prime Minister sharpened his attack on the opposition alliance of SP-BSP-RLD in Uttar Pradesh (UP) once again and said that people’s love for him upsets them. He also reiterated his mahamilavat jibe at them. This is PM Modi’s maiden visit to the temple town of Ayodhya in the last five years. PM Modi will also address a public rally at Itarsi town in Hoshangabad Lok Sabha constituency, Madhya Pradesh today at atround 3 pm.
Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will be holding a joint rally at Ram Sanehi Ghat, near Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki and Ayodhya districts.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi will address rallies and hold roadshows in Amethi and Rae Bareilly today. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh today. After addressing rallies in Sitapur and Barabanki of Uttar Pradesh, Gandhi will head to Madhya Pradesh’s Piparia.
Meanwhile, PM Modi got a clean chit from the Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday saying the he did not violate any Model Code of Conduct during his campaign speeches. The ECI has disposed first of the six such cases against the PM filed by Congress.
The Ayodhya Lok Sabha constituency will vote in the 5th phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 which will be held across 51 districts in 7 states on May 6. The final counting of votes will take place on May 23.