WILL Not yield to any pressure to rethink on CAA & Article 370: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, February 16  strongly defended CAA and scrapping of Article 370 declaring the government will not yield to any pressure to rethink on the issues. The NDA government remains firm on the steps taken in national interest, he added.”Be it the scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir or the Citizenship Amendment Act,the country waited for decisions on these for years,” he told a public meeting at Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency.PM asserted that his government continues to remain firm on the steps taken in national interest despite pressure from all sides. PM Modi dedicated to the nation the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre and unveiled a 63-foot statue of the RSS ideologue — the tallest statue of the leader in the country in the pilgrimage city.”The soul of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay give us encouragement. We are working for uplift of Dalits, deprived and other sections. And this is what Upadhyay’s ‘Antyoday’ says – to give all facilities to last beneficiary in the queue,” Modi said.He launched and laid the foundation for 50 projects worth Rs 1,254 crore in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency.He also flagged off the IRCTC’s ‘Maha Kaal Express’ through video link during his one-day visit to one of the surviving world’s oldest cities on the holy Ganga.India’s first overnight private train in the country connects three Jyotirling pilgrim centres of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, and Ujjain and Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Earlier during the day, he participated in the closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations of the Shri Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul and released the translated version of the Shri Siddhant Shikhamani Granth in 19 languages and its mobile application. Modi also inaugurated a 430-bed super-speciality government hospital.Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath and Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa were present on the occasion.

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