Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Opposition of trying to break up society and putting hurdles, “from the Parliament to the streets,” in the governments’ efforts to uplift the poor.
He said, while the Centre is working towards uniting people, opponents are working towards breaking the society.
The Prime Minister was addressing over 20,000 Swachhagrahis (cleanliness volunteers) at the concluding ceremony of ‘Champaran Satyagraha’ centenary celebrations.
Lauding Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government, Mr Modi said it has put an end to the culture of keeping files on hold.
The government is completing every mission, every resolve with the help of the people. He said, while NDA government is working towards taking all people along, but its opponents are trying to pit one section against the other.
The Prime Minister launched a number of schemes related to railways, roads, petroleum and sanitation to mark the occasion of Champaran Satyagrah’.
He said Bihar has succeeded in constructing more than eight lakh toilets in just past one week.
Mr Modi recalled that the state had “showed the way to the entire nation” on three occasions – the Champaran Satyagraha movement of Mahatma Gandhi, the Bhoodan movement of Acharya Vinoba Bhave and the valiant and successful fight against the Emergency, led by Jayaprakash Narayan.