PM Modi in Gujarat: 'As a society, there is no place for violence' | Top quotes

29 June 2017, 01:43 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, finally broke his silence on the killings that have recently been reported in the name of cow protection. He said that killing people in the name of Gau Bhakti is not acceptable. He also cited Mahatma Gandhi, saying no one spoke about protecting cows more than him. 

Here are the top 10 quotes from PM Modi’s speech:

1. Violence never has and never will solve any problem. As a society, there is no place for violence

2. No person in this nation has the right to take the law in his or her own hands in this country

3. Killing people in the name of Gau Bhakti is not acceptable. No one spoke about protecting cows more than Mahatma Gandhi and Acharya Vinoba Bhave. Yes. It should be done

4. We are a land of non-violence. We are the land of Mahatma Gandhi. Why do we forget that

5. Swachchata has to become a Swabhav. What can be a greater tribute to Mahatma Gandhi than this.

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First Published: Thursday, June 29, 2017 01:38 PM
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