’Pradhan Sevak for 3rd time’: PM Modi highlights ’very rare’ event in maiden visit to Varanasi after LS polls | 10 pts

PM Modi acknowledges historic third term win, credits people of India for unprecedented mandate in Lok Sabha elections.

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First Published18 Jun 2024, 06:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the Kisan Samman Sammelan, in Varanasi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the Kisan Samman Sammelan, in Varanasi(PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked the voters of Varanasi during his maiden visit to the constituency after his win in the Lok Sabha elections.

Addressing the PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in Varanasi, he termed his third term as the Prime Minister a “very rare” feat in a democracy, and said, “Mandate given by people in this election is truly unprecedented, has created history.”   

Here are top highlights from PM Modi's Varanasi visit:

  • PM Modi said with blessings of Baba Vishwanath, Maa Ganga and love of Kashi's people, I became country's 'pradhan sevak' for third time.
  • “Maa Ganga has taken me in her lap, I have become part of Varanasi,” he added.
  • “Very rare in democratic countries for govts to be elected for third consecutive term. But people of India did this,” said PM Modi.
  • More than 64 crore people voted in this election, Modi said and added that there is no bigger election than this in the whole world.
  • “Mandate given by people in this election is truly unprecedented, has created history. Since then, no government in India has scored a hat-trick like this,” said PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi.
  • "This the beauty of India's democracy and this power of India's democracy attracts the entire world as well as impacts it," he said.
  • PM Modi also released 20,000 crore as part of the income support scheme for more than 9.26 crore farmers. “Our first decision after forming govt related to farmers and the poor.”
  • “I consider farmers, women, youth and poor strong pillars of 'Viksit Bharat',” PM Modi said.
  • Modi said, "Agriculture will play big role in making 21st century India third largest economic power in world."

 

 

 

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First Published:18 Jun 2024, 06:05 PM IST
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