BJP National Executive meet Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address all elected lawmakers, including 1,400 MLAs, 337 MPs and MLCs in New Delhi. It has been learnt that PM Modi is likely to allay concerns over the state of the economy and lay down his government’s economic and political agenda. Apart from PM’s address, BJP President Amit Shah, state chiefs and other key organisational leaders will finalise agenda items. The two-day national executive meet, which had begun yesterday, will be attended by over 2,000 delegates. The national executive meet will also mark the end of a year-long exercise to commemorate Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s 100th birth anniversary.
Track LIVE Updates of PM Narendra Modi address at BJP National Executive meet:
9:07 PM: PM Modi said, The aspirations of the poor determine the working of our Government. He added, Garib kalyan to benefit all.
8:42 PM: 60% funding of Saubhagya Scheme will be from the Centre, says PM Modi
8:35 PM: Increase in Renewable Installed capacity from 39,988MW to 58,899MW.
8:25 PM: PM Modi said, the government is working on 6 basic principles of providing accessible, affordable, clean, well planned, safe and secure power in the field of electricity.
8:18 PM: PM Modi: If we can cut our oil imports by 10% by 2022, it will help the economy
8:15 PM: Saubhagya Yojana will help Nari Shakti, said PM Modi.
8:10 PM: PM Modi: Over 26 crore LED Bulbs have been distributed among people
8:08 PM: Power distribution system has been strengthened, says PM Modi
8:06 PM: PM Modi: We are heading towards one nation, one grid goal. Focus on equity, efficiency and sustainability will be priority of Saubhagya Yojana.
8:04 PM: PM Modi: Seeing improvement in finances of power distribution companies
8:01 PM: PM Modi: Quick work is happening on Gram Jyoti Yojana and IPDS in rural and urban areas respectively
7:58 PM: Following the goal of Clean Energy, renewable energy capacity in India has almost doubled in the last three years.
7:56 PM: PM Modi: Measure of the success of a government scheme is by the extent to which it impacts the lives of the poor
7:52 PM: PM: Rs 16,000 crore will be spent to bring a monumental change in the lives of the poor
7:51 PM: In New India every village not only will have electricity but will also have eletricity connection. He said,”New India mein har gaon tak bijli hi nahi pahuchegi balki New India ke har ghar mein bijli connection bhi hoga.”
7:50 PM: PM Modi: Every deprived household will get electricity free of cost
7:47 PM: Bin bijli walon in gharon mein jab bijli connection pahunchega tabhi unka bhagya chamkega, tabhi unke liye saubhagya hoga: PM Modi
7:46 PM: 4 crore parivaron ko aaj tak bijli nahi pahunch payi hai: PM Modi at launch of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli har Ghar Yojna-Saubhagya scheme
7: 44 PM: 9 crore individuals have been given credit of Rs 3.5 lakh crore via Mudra scheme; 4 crore households in India still don’t have power connection, says PM Modi
7: 41 PM: PM Modi: BJP’s schemes dedicated to poor.
7: 39 PM: PM Modi: Did anyone ever think that there will be a pro-poor government. Poor’s dream is the dream of my government
7:35 PM: PM Modi said no one that their will be bank account for 30 crore people.
7:31 PM: ONGC is the first PSU to create a ‘Start-Up fund’ of Rs 100 Crore said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
7:24 PM: All houses to be provided electricity by Dec 2018; target to power all unelectrified villages advanced to Dec 2017, says Power Minister.
7:21 PM: The Saubhagya scheme to provide free electricity connection to poor families; total outlay pegged at Rs 16,320 crore as perr PTI report.
7:15 PM: Suresh Prabhu said,”We agreed to promote business on both sides which will benefit our citizens.We also agreed to explore new areas of cooperation too.”
7:10 PM: There will be electricity at all the houses. More,over there will be special focus on health an education
7:00 PM: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar is present at the BJP meet.
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) September 25, 2017
6:55 PM: Watch|
PM Modi at launch of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana & dedicate Deendayal Urja Bhavan #Saubhagya https://t.co/FFnknXy7UG
— BJP (@BJP4India) September 25, 2017
6:40 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of ONGC’s Deendayal Urja Bhawan;Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan & RK Singh also present.
6:32 PM: To ensure electrification of every willing household, Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Yojna-Saubhagya launched by PM, as per ANI
6:15 PM: PM Modi will address the crowd at 6:30 PM.
6:00 PM: PM Shri Narendra Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana.
5:50 PM: PM Modi will inaugurate the Sobhagaya Yojana at 6:30 PM.
5:44 PM: PM Modi said that without public involvement no scheme can be get successful, says Arun Jaitley
5: 43 PM: Step against black money and corruption was never on UPA’s agenda, so naturally if we take any step they will be uneasy about it: Jaitley.
5:41 Arun Jaitley said that BJP is sure of a victory in 2019 and that ‘New India’ will be made under us
5:39 Arun Jaitley said that there is dip in GDP in the last year. The reason for it that Jaitley gave is due to lack of investments and manufacturing
5:38 PM: Harsh language cannot be substitute for any substantive charge against the Govt; savings under Aadhaar can be utilised: Jaitley
5:36 PM: PM Modi said that he is uncompromising for his battle against corruption.
5:34 PM: PM Modi warns corrupt, no one will be spared
5:31 PM: People looking to BJP for change: Jaitley.
5:28 PM: Interpreting PM Modi’s speech, Jaitley said that power for the opposition is an aid of enjoyment. He added that power is not for fun bu for social service. As per ANI report, he said,”ne kaha ki vipaksh ke liye satta ek upbhog ka saadhan hai. Satta sukh ke liye nahi,sewa ke liye hoti hai.”
5:27 PM: No other political party in the country is as active as the BJP, says Jaitley.
5:25 PM: PM speech focused on politics beyond polls: Jaitley.
5:21 PM: Jaitley speaking to the media revealed what message PM Modi gave to the gathering at the BJP National Executive meet. Jaitley said that PM has called for ‘Run for Unity’ which will be organised on October 31.
5:00 PM: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to address the crowd shortly.
4:50 PM: The BJP sources said the party’s resolution is likely to assert that the economy has been doing better under the NDA than it did under the previous UPA government.
4:40 PM: PM Modi, who will deliver the valedictory address, may use the opportunity to highlight his government’s pro-poor measures and other policy decisions.
4:25 PM: A key highlight of the meeting was the presence of the party’s elected lawmakers — close to 1,400 MLAs, 337 MPs and all MLCs, besides its core group leaders from states among others on Monday.
4:18 PM: Earlier in the day, a senior party leader said the issue of Rohingya immigrants, whom the government has termed a threat to security, may also find a mention.
4:11 PM: PM Modi attended the swearing in ceremony of Shri Rajiv Mehrishi as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India: PMO
3:55 PM: Nitin Gadkari said, In past three years the Modi government has not been accused of any corruption. He added that the centre is working with alot of transparency.
3:46 PM: Nitin Gadkari said Government took strong steps against terrorism and PM Narendra Modi successfully exposed terrorism in front of the World.
3:40 PM: Meanwhile, PM Modi took to Twitter and expressed his grief over the murder of writer and journalist Arun Sadhu.
PM expressed grief of the demise of noted writer & journalist Shri Arun Sadhu. He extends deepest condolences to his family & admirers.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 25, 2017
3:36 PM: As per ANI report, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said, PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have talked to UP CM Adityanath over BHU incident.
3:25 PM: Meanwhile, BJP leader Ananth Kumar said he is very happy to a part of BJP.
— Ananthkumar (@AnanthKumar_BJP) September 25, 2017
3:15 PM: As per CNN News PM Modi has demanded action into the Banaras Hindu University violence.
3:02 PM: The central government took strong steps against terrorism and PM Narendra Modi successfully exposed terrorism in front of the World, says Nitin Gadkari
2:57 PM: WATCH- Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lauds PM Narendra Modi
2:53 PM: There were disputes between India and China. Our PM Narendra Modi successfully resolved the issue and tension on border was solved, says Nitin Gadkari
2:50 PM: We wanted good relations with neighbour. That is why PM Narendra Modi broke the protocol to meet former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, says Nitin Gadkari
2:45 PM: Relations with neighboring countries are improving continuously, says Nitin Gadkari
2:42 PM: PM Narendra Modi had displayed political maturity and diplomatic acumen by successfully resolving Doklam issue
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2:33 PM: We raised development issues in Jammu and Kashmir and made clear that we have zero tolerance towards terrorism, says Nitin Gadkari during BJP National Executive meet
2:30 PM: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that by 2022, farmers’ income will increase.
2:28 PM: Terrorism has been a long-standing problem, we have zero tolerance against terror, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
2:25 PM: Visual from BJP National Executive meeting
2:21 pm: Amit Shah’s comments came amid the opposition’s criticism of the government’s handling of the economy.
2:18 PM: He praised the government over its handling of Naxalism and terrorism, saying more terrorists were killed in its three years of rule than any other spell of three years.
2:15 PM: Amit Shah said the economy was stronger under this government than it was under the UPA and cited figures to make his point, Rail Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters while briefing them on the party president’s speech.
2:10 PM: BJP chief Amit Shah today criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on dynastic politics and said the BJP believes in the politics of performance while the Congress banks on the “politics of appeasement and dynasty”.
2:05 PM: In his inaugural address at the BJP national executive, Shah said the current president, vice president and the prime minister had reached their position due to their work, despite their humble origins.
2:00 PM: BJP National Executive Meeting is b eing held at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.
1:56 PM: Party president Amit Shah held a meeting with office-bearers, state chiefs and key organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.
1:48 PM: With the opposition parties attacking the government’s handling of the economy by citing the fall in GDP rate and demonetisation figures, Modi is expected to take them on and highlight his dispensation’s “successes” in boosting transparency and curbing black money, party sources said.
1:44 PM: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has consistently attacked the government over economy during his visit to the US.
1:36 PM: The roll-out of the GST has been described by the party as a major success of the government which, it has asserted, will integrate the country’s economy.
1:31 PM: The prime minister’s agenda of development will also be a key feature.
1:23 PM: With the government and the party embracing Upadhyaya’s plank of ‘antyodaya’ (upliftment of the last man), the executive is expected to cite a number of measures taken by the Union and the BJP-ruled states for the poor’s welfare.
1:18 PM: Watch- Government is working for poor, says Rail Minister Piyush Goyal
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) September 25, 2017
1:14 PM: A key highlight of the meeting will be the presence of the party’s all elected lawmakers — close to 1,400 MLAs, 337 MPs and all MLCs, besides its core group leaders from states among others on Monday.
1:11 PM: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has consistently attacked the government over economy during his visit to the US.
1:08 PM: BJP sources said the party’s resolution is likely to assert that the economy has been doing better under the NDA than it did under the previous UPA government.
1:05 PM: WATCH this video
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) September 25, 2017
1:00 PM: More than 2,000 delegates will attend what has been described by senior party leaders as an “extended national executive” to mark the end of a year-long exercise to commemorate Upadhyaya’s 100th birth anniversary.
12:55 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may seek to dispel concerns over the state of economy and lay down his government’s economic and political agenda at a two-day BJP national executive meeting.
12:45 PM: BJP will register a historic win in upcoming Gujarat polls: Union Minister Piyush Goyal
12:42 PM: Meanwhile, The prime minister’s agenda of development is also expected be a key feature.
12:38 PM: A senior party leader said the issue of Rohingya immigrants, whom the government has termed a threat to security, may also find a mention.
12:35 PM: WATCH- Rail Minister Piyush Goyal has lashed out at Rahul Gandhi
Rail Minister Piyush Goyal briefing on National Executive meeting highlights pic.twitter.com/CI2ri9BPFN
— News18 (@CNNnews18) September 25, 2017
12:30 PM: The government is relentlessly working in the interests of the poor: Rail Minister Piyush Goyal during BJP National Executive meet.
12:28 PM: Amit Shah ji said that from October 3-17 BJP workers will do a ‘padyatra’ in Kerala and connect with the people: Piyush Goyal
12:26 PM: Rahul Gandhi has been undermining India these days, Amit Shah ji gave a befitting reply with facts, says Piyush Goyal.
12:23 PM: Rahul Gandhi has been undermining India, says Rail Minister Piyush Goyal.
12:20 PM: Rail Minister Piyush Goyal is addressing the media during BJP National Executive meet.
12:17 PM: WATCH- What to expect from BJP’s National Executive meet
12:13 pm: The BJP sources said the party’s resolution is likely to assert that the economy has been doing better under the NDA than it did under the previous UPA government.
12:10 PM: The roll-out of the GST has been described by the party as a major success of the government which, it has asserted, will integrate the country’s economy.
12:07 PM: With the opposition parties attacking the government’s handling of the economy by citing the fall in GDP rate and demonetisation figures, Modi is expected to take them on and highlight his dispensation’s “successes” in boosting transparency and curbing black money, party sources said.
12:03 PM: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has consistently attacked the government over the economy during his visit to the US.
11:55 AM: PM Modi, who will deliver the valedictory address on Monday, may use the opportunity to highlight his government’s pro-poor measures and other policy decisions.
11:50 AM: To mark the birth centenary celebrations of Upadhyaya, the party has also dedicated the year to the ‘welfare of the poor’ and the government has taken various initiatives on this front while curbing corruption, Bhupender Yadav said.
11:46 AM: WATCH- All you want to know about BJP National Executive meet
11:43 AM: More than four lakh party workers covered the 4,100 state assembly seats to strengthen the party and shared the development measures initiated by the government, party general secretary Bhupender Yadav said.
11:41 AM: It was also decided to take forward prime minister Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission and the resolve to establish a ‘New India’ and make them a success, he said.
11:39 AM: General Secretary Vinay Sahasrabuddhe also shared the details of Shah’s country-wide tour during the meeting and said the party chief travelled 50,000 km and interacted with 18,000 workers across the country to strengthen the BJP.
11:37 AM: During the office bearers’ meeting, Shah reviewed the performance of the party’s expansion drive in the last one year.
11:35 AM: BJP president Amit Shah has taken stock of the party’s performance at its national executive meeting that will conclude with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address in which he is expected to counter the opposition’s criticism of the state of the economy.
11:30 AM: After inaugurating the two-day national executive here, Shah held a meeting with office-bearers, state chiefs and organisational leaders to finalise agenda items, including resolutions, which the national executive is expected to discuss on September 25, the birth anniversary of Hindutva icon Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.