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PM Modi Inaugurates Projects Of Worth Rs 538 Crores, Says BJP Has Made 'Made In Amethi' A Reality

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| March 3 , 2019 , 18:20 IST

After addressing the Sankalp rally in Patna Prime Minister On Sunday visited Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. He inaugurated 17 projects worth Rs 538 crore.

PM Modi said, "Thank Russian President Vladimir Putin for the joint venture. Possible in a very short time due to him. Also, thank Russian friends associated with the project."

"Some people roam all over the world and then in rallies, say ‘Made in Ujjain, Made in Indore’, etc. But we have made ‘Made in Amethi’ a reality," he added.

Addressing the rally Modi said, "The rain god has been kind today. Amethi is an example of sabka saath sabka vikas. Those who voted for us and those who didn’t, they are all our people. Smriti Irani was your candidate. Though we could not win, we won your hearts."

The Prime Minister further said, "Our forces will use rifles made in Amethi. This work should have started 8-9 years ago. Our forces had then made a request to the govt mentioning their needs. This was the reason this factory was sanctioned."

Slamming the opposition he said, "Those who cannot do this much, how can someone trust them? They could not even decide on the arms to be manufactured here. They could not decide upon the land to be allotted."

"Wasn’t it unfair not to provide the latest weapons to our forces? That govt did not bother about our armed forces. People should be reminded of how the govt delayed the acquisition of bulletproof jackets for our forces. Who were these people who delayed production of weapons and acquisition of bulletproof jackets," he asked?

Praising Smriti Irani PM Modi said, "We might have lost an election here but we won your hearts. In the last 5 years, Smriti ji has worked so hard for the development of this region. She never made you feel whether you made her win or lose, she worked more than the person who won here."

PM Modi also took a jibe at Congress, he said, "They sat on Rafale deal for years. Now they do not want to see the deal through due to their benefit. But the first Rafale jet will be on Indian sky soon."

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Speaking about the loan waiver, PM said, "Farm loan waiver announced by UPA govt was a farce. Only a few people received the waiver anyway. Rest was appropriated by their relatives and brokers."

"India has shown what women empowerment is. Our defence minister, a woman, has shown to the world how to act in times of need," he added.