Modi rally today in Jalpaiguri highlights: On Mamata’s turf, PM says West Bengal left to mercy of Syndicate as Didi nurtures Delhi dreams

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New Delhi | Updated:Feb 08, 2019 5:02:48 pm

PM Narendra Modi Rally in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal highlights: Ahead of his rally in Jalpaiguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that people of West Bengal are with the BJP and they want a change in the state leadership.

Modi in Jalpaiguri , PM Modi Rally in West BengalPM Modi is expected to fire salvo at West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee . (Twitter/BJP)

PM Modi mega rally in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the people of Jalpaiguri today said that the state government under Mamata Banerjee did not bother about the people of the state, Slamming the state government hs said that the sate chief minister wanted to become the PM of the country but never bothered about the people.

Trying struck the connect with the people, he said that there was tea connectivity with him and people of Jalpaiguri. While he used to sell tea, people of Jalpaiguri produce it. He added that people of Jalpaiguri won’t have to visit Calcutta High court from cases as the judiciary is also being set up the place. the PM further said that his government is working hard to fulfil housing for all promise for all by 2022.

The PM added that even tea workers need a better pension, for which is the government is working hard. He also slammed the state government saying the state known for art and culture is now being discussed across the country for violence and arson in the country.

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  • 11:48 (IST)

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  • 10:27 (IST)

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  • 09:56 (IST)

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  • 08:11 (IST)

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16:30 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi on Triple Talaq

Congress lied on Triple Talaq. Yesterday they showed how far they can go for appeasement, vy saying it would support triple talaq. They have ditched the women who suffered due to Triple Talaq: PM

16:28 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi slams Mamata Banerjee

Didi wants to become the PM, leaving the middle class and the poor at the mercy of alliance of Syndicate: PM Narendra Modi

16:26 (IST)08 Feb 2019
West Bengal now being discussed for its violence: PM

Paschim Bengal ki sarkar ne maati ko badnaam kar diya hai aur maanush ko majboor kar diya hai. The West Bengal which was known for its art & culture is now being discussed for its violence and undemocratic ways, says PM 

16:22 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Workers employed in tea plantation fields will now be entitled to a pension: PM Modi

Workers employed in tea plantation fields will now be entitled to a pension due to a scheme announced in the recent budget. This is going to benefit around 40-42 cr workers working in the unorganized sector. They will get pension after attaining the age of 60: PM Narendra Modi

16:16 (IST)08 Feb 2019
The law and order situation in North Bengal has worsened: PM

The law and order situation in North Bengal has worsened over the years. Industries were not developed, youth are migrating, and projects of schemes are stalled, but all this doesn't bother the West Bengal govt: PM Narendra Modi

16:15 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi promises houses for all

PM Narendra Modi while addressing the rally, says all people across the country, including the poor, deserve pucca houses. He added that the government will make sure that all people get pucca houses by 2022.

16:11 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi talks about tea connection

PM Modi says there is tea relation between him and Jalpaiguri. While people of Jalpaiguri produce tea, he used to  sell tea, says PM Modi at the rally

16:09 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Longtime demand has been fulfilled: PM

Brothers and sisters, your demand for ages has finally be fulfilled. The people of Jalpaiguri will get justice in Jalpaiguri itself. They won't have to go to Kolkata to get to the High Court. : PM Narendra Modi

16:08 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Congress, CPI(M) , TMC not bothered about people's problems PM

PM Modi slams CPI(M), Congress and TMC do not bother about people's problems in Jalpaiguri.  He says Mamata Banerjee Government has ruined the state. She destroyed tea, timber and tourism businesses of Jalpaiguri.

16:03 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Working towards better connectivity of Jalpaiguri

PM Modi begins his address at a rally in Jalpaiguri, says Centre is working hard for better connectivity of Jalpaiguri

14:32 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Massive support for BJP in Bengal, tweets PM Modi

Ahead of his Jalpaiguri visit, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: Various development projects will be initiated in Jalpaiguri today. These will greatly benefit the people of West Bengal. In the afternoon, I will address a public meeting in Mainaguri. "During my recent visits to West Bengal, I have been seeing the massive support for BJP. The people of West Bengal realise that only BJP can fulfil their dreams and aspirations."

14:28 (IST)08 Feb 2019
At Chhattisgarh rally, Modi says Congress cheated farmers over loan waiver

Modi said that Congress has betrayed and cheated Chhattisgarh farmers over the loan waiver in the state, he said. For electoral gains, Congress comes up with the promise of loan waiver in every ten years. He said that loans of only those farmers who availed them from cooperative and rural banks were waived. "What about loans of those who had borrowed from nationalised banks? Are they not entitled to the loan waiver. Why did the Congress not inform people about the criteria for the loan waiver? This is cheating," he said.

13:41 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Mamata Banerjee can be a demoness, but not Jhansi ki Rani, says Giriraj Singh

BJP leader and Union minister Giriraj Singh slammed the Trinamool Congress for describing Mamata Banerjee as the Jhansi ki Rani of modern times. In his remark outside the Parliament, Giriraj said, "It is an insult of Jhansi Ki Rani. She (Mamata) can be a demoness, but not Jhansi Ki Rani. She can be a Kim Jong Un..."

13:21 (IST)08 Feb 2019
In Chhattisgarh, Modi slams grand alliance of opposition parties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took potshots at the attempts to cobble up a mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against the BJP. He asked people to guard against the 'mahamilavat' (highly adulterated) regime if his party wasnt voted back. "I have come amidst you to get a new mandate for a new India. Voters have to be on guard against the mahamilavat," Modi said.

12:32 (IST)08 Feb 2019

In Chhattisgarh's Raigarh, PM Modi said that his government is working to empower farmers' of the country. He also mentioned about the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Nidhi Yojana to say "my government is committed to ensure farmers' don't have to take loans and they get due amont for their produce".

12:32 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi in Chhattisgarh: PM says committed to welfare of farmers

In Chhattisgarh's Raigarh, PM Modi said that his government is working to empower farmers' of the country. He also mentioned about the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Nidhi Yojana to say 'my government is committed to ensure farmers' don't have to take loans and they get due amont for their produce'.

12:10 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally in Chhattisgarh: PM slams Congress government for blocking Central schemes

PM Modi said that when new Congress government was formed in Chhattisgarh, 'we also congratulated them that maybe they will implement some new approach for the development of the state. But what they have only done is try to stop the ongoing schemes."

12:08 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi in Raigarh: PM targets Congress governent over decision to opt out of Aayushman Bharat

Addressing a rally in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh, PM Narendra Modi said that the people of the state must think about the first two decisions taken by the Congress government.  "The first thing they did was to remove Chhattisgarh from Aayushman Bharat and second decision was to not let the CBI enter the state, Why? What are you afraid of?" he said.

11:48 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi to address rally at 3:30 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally is scheduled for 3:30 pm. He is expected to train guns on Mamata Banerjee in his speech today. The rally comes just a few days after TMC government and Centre were at the loggerheads over CBI's action against Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar.

10:55 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi directly involved in Rafale scam, claims Rahul

Rahul Gandhi said that for more than a year, we have been saying that PM Narendra Modi is directly involved in Rafale scam. 'Today it is clear that PM himself had been carrying out a parallel negotiation,' he said. The attack from Congress president comes a day after Modi launched scathing attacks on the Congress leader for weaking the Indian Air Force (IAF).

10:27 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi speech in Bengal: BJP accuses TMC of creating obstacles ahead of PM's rally

The BJP has once again accused the Trinamool Congress of creating all sorts of obstacles ahead of PM Modi's rally. The party said that the administration rejected application for using grounds of government-run bodies for the meeting. But when the party managed to convince some private owners to hold the meeting on their land, the Trinamool forced some farmers to object to the landing of the helicopter in or around their land, saying their crops will be destroyed.

09:56 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally in Bengal: Over 1 lakh to attend PM's rally

During Modi's previous visit to the state, the Prime Minister was forced to cut short his speech after the collapse of a canopy in Midnapore town and the mini stampede at Thakurnagar. This time as well, the BJP leaders have claimed that there will be a huge crowd and the district administration and the BJP leadership are living no stone unturned to prevent any such incident. "Initially, we thought there will be a turnout of one lakh. But now the sort of response we are getting, the crowd can swell to several lakhs," BJP Jalpaiguri district chief Debasish Chakraborty said.

09:19 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally today LIVE: Tight security in Jalpaiguri in view of PM's event

On Thursday, Special Protection Group (SPG) personnel visited the rally venue to for inspection of the spot and its surrounding areas, and supervising the arrangements. Meanwhile, three helipads have being built in Jalpaiguri to allow landing of Modi's rally. A host of state and district-level and BJP leaders have gathered in Jalpaiguri for Modi's event.

08:38 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally LIVE: PM's rally to begin at 3:30 in Jalpaiguri

Prime Minister will address rally in Maynaguri bloack around 3:30 pm. Before arriving here, Modi will visit Chhattisgarh where he will address a rally in Raigarh district.

08:11 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi in Bengal: What to expect in PM's speech

The ponzi scam issue and involvement of Trinamool leaders in the scandal are likely to feature prominently in PM Modi's speech. PM Modi is also likely to question CM Mamata Banerjee's street protests to protect a police officer under the CBI scanner and attack her for the way the federal agency's officers were aassaulted and detained' while carrying out a probe ordained by the Supreme Court.

07:55 (IST)08 Feb 2019
PM Modi in West Bengal: PM's third rally in West Bengal within 6 days

The Jalpaiguri rally will be the third by Prime Minister Narendra Modi within six days in West Bengal. On February 2, PM Modi had addressed two rallies in Thakurnagar (of North 24 Parganas district) and Durgapur (West Burdwan district).

07:45 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally LIVE: PM's rally to boost morale of BJP cadres

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally is aimed at energising BJP workers in the state ahead of the general elections. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had won 10 out of 11 seats in the state. However, in the assembly polls held in November last year, the party had suffered a massive defeat at the hands of the Congress and bagged just 15 out of the 90 seats. Lok Sabha elections. Former Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Minister of State for Steel Vishnudeo Sai, Rajya Sabha MP Ramvichar Netam are among those who will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally. 

07:40 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally today LIVE: PM's first rally in Chhattisgarh after BJP's loss in assembly polls

This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first rally in Chhattisgarh after the BJP suffered a massive loss in the state assembly elections in December last year. The rally is aimed at energising party workers and supporters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

07:38 (IST)08 Feb 2019
Modi rally in Chhattisgarh: PM to address rally in Raigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a rally in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district on Friday. According to a BJP functionary, all preparations have been completed for the PM's rally in Kodatarai village in Raigarh. The rally will be held around 10 am.

The BJP is expecting a good show in the eastern state in the Lok Sabha polls. The party is traditionally weak in the state. In 2014, the BJP had won just two seats out of 42 Lok Sabha seats and three seats in 2016 assembly polls. However, in the recent panchayat polls, the BJP had made significant gains. West Bengal sends 42 members to the Lok Sabha including eight from seven north Bengal districts. The BJP has lined up a series of big public meetings in the north West Bengal region by deploying top national leaders as part of its ongoing February campaign blitz across West Bengal. After BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Malda, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Falakata (Alipurduar) and Mathabhanga (Cooch Behar) to address BJP rallies. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath was forced to address a rally via telephone in Balurghat (South Dinajpur) and Raiganj (North Dinajpur) after his helicopter was denied landing permission by the TMC. The BJP's first round of campaign in north Bengal reaches a climax with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme on Friday.
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