Lok Sabha Elections / Raj Thackeray shared the stage with PM Modi, praised the government, said this

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 18, 2024, 08:50 AM
Lok Sabha Elections: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray shared the stage with PM Modi at an election rally in Mumbai on Friday and talked about decisions like construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. He praised the Central Government for this.

What did Raj Thackeray say?

Addressing the rally at the sprawling Shivaji Park grounds in Dadar, Raj Thackeray during his speech spelled out his expectations from PM Modi in his third term. Thackeray has extended unconditional support to the BJP and its ruling allies in Maharashtra in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

Citing the central government's decisions like construction of Ram temple, removal of Article 370 and ban on triple talaq, the MNS leader said, 'I consider these to be courageous decisions. Now, I hope PM Modi will give classical language status to Marathi, include Maratha history in school curricula in the country and preserve Shivaji-era forts.

What did PM Modi say in Mumbai?

PM Modi campaigned in Mumbai, Maharashtra on Friday (May 17). Here he sought votes for the NDA alliance candidate and told the people that Mumbai will play an important role in realizing the dream of a developed India.

After finishing his speech at Shivaji Park, he also paid tribute to Bala Saheb Thackeray and Veer Savarkar. During this, he fiercely targeted the Congress party. PM Modi said that if Congress had been dissolved on Gandhi's advice after the country's independence, the country would have been five decades ahead.

PM Modi said, 'Today Mumbai is getting the world's most modern infrastructure. Today there is Atal Setu, Mumbai Metro is being expanded, Mumbai local is being modernized, airport is being built in Navi Mumbai, Vande Bharat trains are running and the day is not far when the country's first bullet train will reach Mumbai. Will get it.

PM Modi said, 'I guarantee that I am going to give you a developed India. That's why Modi is working whole-heartedly with the mantra of 24x7 for 2047... every moment in your name, every moment in the name of the country.