Three years of Narendra Modi government: After its landslide victories in 2014 and in recently held assembly elections, NDA government is planning to celebrate three years of the Modi government in a spectacular manner. The aim of the celebrations is to widen its reach and spread its ‘pro-poor’ image to every nook and corner. The main attraction of the celebrations will be ‘Modifest’, which will be held in at least 125 locations and will start from May 26 to June 15, as reported by the Indian Express. Besides ‘Modifest’, there will be seven other programmes which will include awareness programmes in 300 districts, meetings of ministers and intellectuals, and exhibitions.
Apart from all this, letters will be sent to the beneficiaries from the Prime Minister’s Office. Around 26,000 will be sent from the Prime Minister. “These letters will address beneficiaries of Ujjwala scheme and Mudra scheme, among others,” The Indian Express quoted a BJP leader as saying. On the day of the anniversary, Prime Minister will be present in Guwahati to address a public rally there, whereas, in the National Capital, BJP chief Amit Shah will hold a press meet. “The Prime Minister’s speech will be his address to the nation. He is likely to launch important schemes that day,” The Indian Express quoted a BJP leader as saying. Anniversary day will also mark the opening of 9.5 km Sadiya-Dhola link across Lohit river. considered to be the largest bridge in India.
Ministers are also been asked to spend 72 hours in the village in their constituency and each minister has to maintain a booklet which will contain their achievements and salient features of the schemes. In the 72 hours, an awareness programme will be run to teach villagers about the schemes and how they can avail them. Booklets will be distributed among the people on the day of the anniversary.