PM Modi rally in Nashik: ‘We have to hug each Kashmiri, create a new paradise there’

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PM Narendra Modi Rally in Nashik Today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as a youth icon. Addressing a rally in Nashik, PM Modi said that under Fadnavis’ stellar leadership, Maharashtra has seen unparalleled progress and stability. “Crores of people blessed Devendra Fadnavis in his 4,000-km statwide tour. Maharashtra people have decided to bless only those who will work as per expectations,” he said. The PM also made an appeal to the people to bring back Fadnavis to power. “Fadnavis gave a stable government in Maharashtra despite (BJP) not having full majority,” he added. On Kashmir, he blamed the Congress party for the plight of Kashmiris for decades and called for making efforts to create a “new paradise” in the Valley. “We have to create a new paradise (in Kashmir)… hug each Kashmiri,” he said.

The state will go to polls next month. The Election Commission has said that officials have entered the final leg of preparations for the forthcoming elections and schedule for the same would be announced soon. The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly has 288 chairs. At present, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance enjoy the majority in the House. The current tenure of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly ends on November 9.

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    15:28 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi speaks on Ram Mandir at Nashik rally

    On Ram Mandir, PM Modi said that in last two-three weeks, some outspoken people have started speaking nonsense. "It's necessary to have respect for Supreme Court, the matter is sub-judice there, all parties in are presenting their case and the Supreme Court is listening to them. I am astonished where did these 'bayan bahadur' come from? Why are they creating obstacles? We should trust Supreme Court, the Constitution and judiciary of India. I request these people to trust the judiciary of India, for God's sake."

    14:54 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Modi rally in Nashik: PM attacks Congress, NCP for stand on Kashmir

    He also attacked the Congress and NCP over stand on Kashmir. He said that opposition leaders' remarks are being used by enemies at international platforms. He also wondered how an experienced leader like Sharad Pawar has taken a stand which is against the sentiments of the people.

    14:50 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi promise new era of development in Kashmir

    He said that people earlier raised solgan 'Kashmir hamara hai'. However, the slogan has changed now. The slogan is 'Kashmir banana hai'. He sought the public support to help the government to start a new era of development in Kashmir. "We have to hug each Kashmiri, create a new paradise there," he said.

    14:47 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Decision on Kashmir for unity of India: PM Modi at Nashik rally

    Referring the latest decisions on Kashmir, PM Modi said that he had promised to explore new ways to find a solution to the problem. He said, "We had promised that we will make new efforts to curb the problems in Jammu and Kashmir & Ladakh. Today I can say with satisfaction that the country has started walking towards fulfilling those dreams. Implementation of India's constitution in totality in Jammu-Kashmir wasn't the decision of a government alone, it's the disclosure of sentiments of 130 crore Indians. This decision is to bring out people of Jammu and Kashmir & Ladakh from violence, terrorism, separatism, corruption. This decision is for the unity of India. This decision is going to be the medium of fulfilling the aspirations & dreams of the people of Jammu & Kashmir."

    14:45 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Congress weakened national security: PM Modi

    Launching a scathing attack on the Congress for compromising with the nation's security, PM Modi said that the previous Congress government ignored the demands of the Army. He said that the Congress government which was enjoying the support of the NCP didn't provide bulletproof jackets to the soldiers. 'In last five years, we fulfilled several the demands,' he said. The PM added that the scenario has changed today and "bulletproof jackets made in India being exported to over 100 countries".

    14:41 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Will provide water to every household: PM Modi in Nashik

    PM Narendra Modi said that in the first term, the government had promised electricity to every household which is now a reality. He noted that that farmers in country including Maharashtra are getting income support under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. He said that in the coming days, the government is working on a project to provide water to every household.

    14:32 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi appeals Maharashtra people to vote for majority government

    PM Modi asked the crowd to vote for a majority government to enable it to take strong decisions. Referring to the Lok Sabha elections results and decisions taken in the first 100 days, he said, "You have seen how the government takes decision."

    14:30 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Modi rally in Nashik: PM asks people to bring back Fadnavis

    PM Modi asked the people of Maharashtra to bring back CM Fadnavis to power. He noted that Fadnavis managed to run the government smoothly and provided a stable government to the people. 

    14:30 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Modi rally in Nashik

    PM Modi said that in April when Lok Sabha elections were held, it was very hot. "At that time I was in Dindori for a rally, seeking your blessings. There was a huge crowd there, it created such a vibration that in the entire country BJP's wave became even more powerful," he said.

    14:25 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi hails CM Fadnavis as youth icon

    In his speech, PM Modi also hailed CM Fadnavis as the youth icon. He added that Under his stellar leadership, Maharashtra has seen unparalleled progress and stability.

    14:23 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Will fight for Maratha pride, says PM Modi

    PM Modi welcomed Chhatrapati Udayan to the BJP family. He thanked him for the 'pagdi' and added that he will fight for Maratha for whole life.

    14:07 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Served Maharashtra with full transparency, says CM

    CM Fadnavis thanked Prime Minister Modi for showing faith him and giving him the responsibility to a worker to lead the state. He said that when he had met PM Modi after he was giving the responsibility of the state, PM "asked me to fight against corruption" which was rampant in the state. "I have served the state with transparency in the last five years," he said.

    14:03 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi fulfilled the dream of people: Fadnavis on Article 370 decision

    CM Devendra Fadnavis refers to Article 370 decision to say this "you fulfilled the dream of people" which couldn't become a reality in 70 years. He said that people of Maharashtra are thankful to him for the decision on Kashmir.

    13:54 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Maharashtra elections: CM's road show in Nashik

    On Wednesday, CM Fadnavis held a road show in Nashik, which covered all the three Assembly segments - Nashik East, Nashik West and Nashik Central. All these seats are being held by BJP MLAs.

    13:51 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi likely to make announcement related to Metro Neo project for Nashik

    Meanwhile, BJP sources told PTI that it was expected that PM Narendra Modi would make some announcement related to the Metro Neo project for Nashik city. Party leaders also expecting some announcement forrural Maharashtra such as crop loan waiver.

    13:50 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Diwakar Raote doubts Sena-BJP tie-up for Maharashtra polls over seat share

    Senior Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote did not rule out the possibility of his party contesting the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls separately in the event of not getting 144 out of the total 288 seats to contest in a seat-sharing arrangement with the ally BJP for which intense haggling is underway. He also hinted any rethink on the Nanar project might be non-negotiable for the Sena. "The alliance with the BJP was formalised earlier this year on the (promise of) relocation of the Nanar refinery out of the Konkan region and equal sharing of (144) seats (between the Sena and the BJP). If that does not happen, I doubt whether the alliance will stay," he said.

    13:40 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi to address rally in Nashik shortly

    PM Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Nashik shortly. He was receiving by CM Devendra Fadnavis at the airport. Several BJP leaders including Pankaja Munde and Ramdas Athawale are present on the stage.

    13:24 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi reaches Nashik

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Nashik where he will address an election rally to formally kick-start BJP's poll campaign in Maharashtra. The state will go to polls next month.

    13:23 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    BJP-Shiv Sena seat-sharing deal

    According to a PTI report which cited sources, the Shiv Sena might accept 120 seats to contest. However, official confirmation is awaited on seat-sharing pact. Both the parties have hardened their positions on allocation of seats. Notably, Uddhav Thackeray had earlier said in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that alliance with the BJP was inevitable.

    13:02 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    When BJP, Sena contested elections separately!

    The BJP and the Sena, the two main National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners, had contested separately in the 2014 Maharashtra polls and won 122 and 63 seats respectively. They joined hands after the polls to form the government with the BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister.

    12:31 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Shiv Sena should contest 125 seats: Athawale

    Union minister Ramdas Athawale suggested that the Shiv Sena should contest 125 seats, leaving the rest for the BJP and the smaller parties. The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly has 288 seats. The state will go to polls next month. Athawale heads the Republican Party of India (A).

    12:10 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Maharashtra Assembly election 2019: Congress, NCP clinch seat-sharing deal

    The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party will contest 125 seats each of the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, while other allies will contest the remaining 38 in the polls next month. The announcement came even as the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena combine have yet to finalise their alliance amid murmurs of discontent.

    11:54 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    BJP should respect 50:50 formula: Sanjay Raut

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that if his party did not get half seats to contest in the upcoming Maharashtra polls then the alliance between the two parties could break. "BJP will have to respect the fifty-fifty formula that was decided in presence of Amit Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. I am not talking of breaking alliance but what Diwakar Raote has said is not wrong," said Sanjay Raut.

    11:18 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Diwakar Raote doubts Sena-BJP tie-up for Maharashtra polls over seat share

    Senior Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote did not rule out the possibility of his party contesting the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls separately in the event of not getting 144 out of the total 288 seats to contest in a seat-sharing arrangement with the ally BJP for which intense haggling is underway. He also hinted any rethink on the Nanar project might be non-negotiable for the Sena. "The alliance with the BJP was formalised earlier this year on the (promise of) relocation of the Nanar refinery out of the Konkan region and equal sharing of (144) seats (between the Sena and the BJP). If that does not happen, I doubt whether the alliance will stay," he said.

    11:00 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    United saffron alliance can win over 240 seats in Maharashtra: Athawale

    Republican Party of India (A) chief and Union minister Ramdas Athawale has pitched for an early seat-sharing arrangement among the NDA constituents for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls. He said that a united saffron alliance could win over 240 seats in the 288-member House. "I hope the alliance is sealed quickly. We can win over 240 seats," he said.

    10:52 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Maharashtra polls: Metro shed, Nanar fresh flash points between BJP and Sena

    A mutually agreeable seat-sharing formula for upcoming polls is still eluding the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena. The upcoming metro car shed project in Mumbai's Aarey Colony and the stalled Nanar refinery in the Konkan region are emerging as contentious points between the two parties. The Sena has been stridently opposing the Nanar oil refinery project, which was supposed to come up in its stronghold of the coastal Ratnagiri district.

    10:34 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    About Maha Janadesh Yatra of CM Devendra Fadnavis

    "It’s around 3700 kms covering almost 140 assembly segments. Today I thank each & every Karyakarta for taking our SamvadWari to the doors of people. People to people & heart to heart communication has always been our mantra ! Many thanks Nashik once again!" CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted on Wednesday evening.

    10:28 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Modi in Nashik today: PM leaves for Nashik

    PM Narendra Modi just tweeted that he was leaving for Nashik where he will address a rally. "I will join the programme marking the conclusion of the Maha Janadesh Yatra of Maharashtra’s dynamic CM Devendra Fadnavis Ji. Under his stellar leadership, Maharashtra has seen unparalleled progress and stability. Do watch my speech at around 1:15 PM today," he tweeted.

    10:18 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Bring Fadnavis back to power: Gadkari tells BJP workers in Nagpur

    Addressing BJP workers at Vidarbha Vijay Sankalp in Nagpur, Nitin Gadkari said that the party workers should work to win all the seats in Vidarbha and bring the Devendra Fadnavis-led government back to power with more seats than the last time.

    10:03 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Mahajanadesh Yatra of CM Devendra Fadnavis reaches Nashik

    The ‘Mahajanadesh Yatra’ of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reached Nashik on Wednesday evening. "The journey of yatra started from Mozari and in 3 phases, reached the final destination with today’s road show ! Our great leader and Hon PM  @narendramodi ji is coming tomorrow for the concluding ceremony. I invite you all to join us in big numbers!," the CM tweeted.

    09:49 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    BJP, Shiv Sena have nothing to show to people of Maharashtra: Owaisi

    AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi alleged ruling BJP and its ally Shiv Sena want the coming Maharashtra assembly elections to be fought on "communal angle" as they have 'failed' in employment generation and stopping job losses. "They (BJP, Shiv Sena) have failed in providing empoyment to youth of this country, they have failed in stopping laying off employees in thousands, that's why they want these Maharashtra elections to be fought with a communal angle," he said.

    09:24 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    BJP, Shiv Sena eye 200 seats

    The BJP and Sena have set a target to win over 200 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The state Legislative Assembly has 288 chairs.

    08:42 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi to address rally in Nashik at 11:30 AM

    As per the schedule announced by Maharashtra BJP, PM Narendra Modi will address the rally at 11:30 AM. CM Devendra Fadnavis will join the Prime Minister.

    08:32 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Sena-BJP alliance will happen: Nitin Gadkari

    Union minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed confidence that the BJP and Shiv Sena will seal an alliance for the coming Maharashtra assembly elections. "Workers should resolve to stand behind the party and its ideology. They should stand behind the candidates selected by the party.I feel BJP and Shiv Sena alliance will take place," he said.

    08:09 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Tight security in Nashik in view of PM Modi's rally

    Tight security is in place in Nashik where PM Narendra Modi will address a mega rally to kickstart that BJP's poll campaign in Maharashtra.

    08:07 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    CM Devendra Fadnavis' Mahajanadesh Yatra concludes today

    Nashik is a city in north Maharashtra. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' Mahajanadesh Yatra arrived here last evening. The rally is being held to mark the conclusion of the yatra. During the yatra, Fadnavis toured the state and covered all 288 seats to highlight his government's performance in the last five years.

    07:58 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    Maharashtra Assembly elections: EC deletes 2.16 lakh bogus voters

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has deleted 2.16 lakh bogus voters in Maharashtra and the process is on to strike off more such fake names. This comes just ahead of the assembly polls in the state,

    07:44 (IST)19 Sep 2019
    PM Modi to address rally in Nashik

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Nashik on Thursday. The rally comes just ahead of the announcement of Assembly elections schedule.

    CM Devendra Fadnavis yatra reaches Nashik.In 2014, the Election Commission of India had announced the schedule of Maharashtra Assembly elections on September 20. Polling took place in a single phase on October 15 and results were announced on October 19. The BJP and Shiv Sena contested elections separately but the two parties signed a post-election pact to form the government under Devendra Fadnavis' leadership. The BJP and Shiv Sena have declared that they will contest elections in an alliance this time. However, they are yet to clinch a seat-sharing deal. The ruling alliance is facing a direct contest from Congress and NCP combine.
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