Modi rally in Himachal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday heaped praise on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for his leadership style and works done by him in the hilly state in a short span of one year. Addressing a BJP rally in Dharamshala, commemorating the one year of BJP government in Himachal Pradesh, he said that CM Thakur has worked hard to resolve the issue of warter crisis.
Targeting the Congress, he said for forty years, country’s ex-servicemen were asking for ‘One Rank, One Pension’. “But the previous government allocated just Rs 500 crore for it. When we came to power, we implemented OROP and ensured welfare of our ex-servicemen,” he said.
The BJP had wrested power from the Congress in the state assembly elections last year.
Ahead of his visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he is looking forward to being in Devbhoomi Himachal Pradesh for a rally in Dharamshala. The Prime Minister will land at the Dharamshala airport at 11:30 am. The state government is organising an event here to mark its one year in office. Modi will address a rally here.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has reached Dharamshala where Modi will address a rally to mark the one year of BJP government in the state. On Wednesday, Thakur reviews the preparations for the rally. Union Minister JP Nadda has reached Dharamshala.
In an official statement issued on Wednesday, CM Jai Ram Thakur said that his government has made best efforts to benefit every section of the society by launching various new welfare schemes like Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Savavlamban Yojana and Mukhya Mantri Chikitsa Kosh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Dharamshala at 11:30 am. The PM will attend several events organised here to mark the first anniversary of the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh. The BJP had won the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh last year.