'Congress-mukt Bharat' was Mahatma Gandhi's idea, not mine: Narendra Modi

Modi was replying to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address in the Lok Sabha today

55 years vs 55 months: PM Modi attacks Congress and lays down his govt's achievements in LS
Replying to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address in the Lok Sabha today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke extensively on the concept of "New India". New generation will play a vital role in providing direction to the nation, reiterated Modi.

Narendra Modi replying to the opposition's criticism of NDA rule, said that the Congress believes in two 'historical epochs', BC- before Congress, AD- after dynasty. Congress party is known to violate constitutional sanctity.

Speaking about corruption, Modi said, during Commonwealth games on one hand our athletes were working hard to win medals for the country, while Congress were accumulating wealth for themselves.


PM also accused the Congress of insulting central institutions during its rule, saying they had called the erstwhile Planning Commission a “bunch of jokers”.

Narendra Modi also highlighted various schemes that were implemented by the NDA government. He said his government successfully undertook work in 55 months that the congress could not fulfill in 55 years.

It really saddens me to see that the opposition refuses to see India's progress across various sectors, said Modi.
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NDA is known for their performance and its achievements, said Modi. His address comes amid a debate over various issues, including the farm crisis, unemployment and alleged misuse of constitutional bodies.

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on January 31 -when the budget session began.

Earlier in the day, Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day amid sloganeering by the opposition soon after it met at 2 pm after an earlier adjournment.

Congress women's wing chief Sushmita Dev had raised the controverisial triple talaq law and said that the party will scrap the law if it forms the government in 2019.
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