Mission Karnataka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of 6 National Highway projects worth Rs 12608 crore under Bengaluru Mysuru Highway in Karnataka. During this, while addressing a public meeting, PM Modi said that infrastructure does not bring only convenience with it… it brings employment, investment, means of earning. Over the years, we have invested more than Rs 1 lakh crore in highway projects in Karnataka alone.
Prime Minister Modi said that in the last few days pictures of the Bengaluru-Mysore Expressway are going viral on social media. The youth are feeling very proud to see the development of our nation. All these projects will open the way for prosperity and development. He said that Bengaluru and Mysore are important cities of Karnataka. One is known for technology and the other for tradition. It is very important to connect both the cities through technology.
Karnataka | Bengaluru and Mysuru are important cities in Karnataka. One is known for technology while the other is known for tradition. It is quite significant to connect both the cities through technology: PM Modi in Mandya pic.twitter.com/PwPqUsiq8N
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PM Modi mentioned Wadiyar and Visvesvaraya
Prime Minister Modi said that whenever the vision of infrastructure is discussed, the names of two great people come to the fore. Krishna Raja Wadiyar and Sir M Visvesvaraya were the sons of this land. He gave thought and strength to the country. He turned problems into opportunities. Over the years, in Karnataka alone, we have invested more than Rs 1 lakh crore in projects related to highways.
PM Modi said that Karnataka and the country are changing today with projects like Sagarmala and Bharatmala. When the world was battling Covid, India increased its infrastructure budget manifold. He said that before the year 2014, the Congress government at the Center had left no stone unturned to destroy the poor families. The money meant for the development of the poor, thousands of crores of rupees were looted by the Congress government. The Congress has never been bothered by the pain and suffering of its near and dear ones.
Karnataka | Before 2014, the Congress govt at the Centre left no stone unturned to ruin poor people. Congress govt looted the money which was for poor people: PM Modi in Mandya#KarnatakaElections2023 pic.twitter.com/lSRuBYiGN6
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PM said – is trying to reduce the difficulties in the life of the poor
PM Modi said that in 2014, when you voted for me and gave me a chance to serve, a sensitive government was formed in the country that understood the pain and suffering of the poor. After this, the central government of BJP tried to serve the poor with full sincerity. Constantly tried to reduce the difficulties in the life of the poor.
He said that in the last nine years, more than 3 crore houses were built for the poor, under which lakhs of houses were built in Karnataka. Tap water has also been provided to 40 lakh families in Karnataka under the Jal Jeevan Mission. He said that in the last nine years, the lives of crores of poor people have become easier due to the schemes of the BJP government. During the Congress regime, the poor had to approach the government for facilities. Now the BJP government is giving facilities by going to the poor.