Will make India developed nation by 2047: PM Modi on BJP’s manifesto launch

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 08 April 2019, 03:20 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI Photo)

Asserting that nationalism is his party’s inspiration and inclusion and good governance its mantra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the BJP’s manifesto aims to make India a developed nation by 2047, 100 years after independence. The party’s ‘Sankalp Patra” has 75 definitive time-bound targets for the country, Modi said after launching the party’s manifesto three days ahead of the Lok Sabha elections beginning on April 11.  “We want people to hold us accountable. Hence, we have set out 75 goals to achieve by 2022,” he said.

He said the party’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ is a “multi-layer and multi-dimensional” document that addresses the expectations and aspirations of all sections of the society. Modi said BJP’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ aims to make India a developed nation by 2047, on completion of 100 years of Independence.

“Our aim to change India from a developing country to a developed country. We want to fight poverty rather than sit inside air conditioned rooms. Nationalism is our inspiration and inclusion and good governance is our mantra,” he said.

“We first addressed needs of the people, now we will fulfil their aspirations,” the prime minister added.

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls scheduled to start from April 11 on Monday. BJP top brass including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its chief Amit Shah, were present at the launch of the manifesto, described by the BJP as its “Sankalp Patra”.

First Published: Monday, April 08, 2019 03:18 PM
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