PM Durga Puja speech: PM Modi invokes ‘Sabka Vishwas’ in mega Bengal outreach, says must conquer violence with non-violence

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Updated: October 22, 2020 1:39:45 pm

The BJP had made elaborate arrangements for the live-viewing of the virtual address in every polling booth across the state's 294 Assembly constituencies.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Durga Puja speech HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the people of West Bengal on the occasion of Durga Puja. He inaugurated a Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal. The Prime Minister started his address by paying respects to Lokenath Baba, Rabindranath Thakur, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Rani Rashmoni and many other Bengalis who made the country proud. He said the people of Bengal had always been intellectual and made the country proud and he had utmost faith that they will continue to lead India to a brighter future. He also invoked ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vishwas’ and said that the country must conquer violence with non-violence

In a tweet put out on Wednesday, the Prime Minister had said: “Tomorrow, on the auspicious day of Maa Durga Pujo’s Mahashashti, I would join the Divine celebrations via video conferencing and shall also be extending my greetings to everyone. Do join the programme live!” He said Durga Puja is an auspicious occasion, which celebrates the victory of good over evil. “We pray to Maa Durga to bless us with strength, happiness and good health. Sisters and brothers of West Bengal,” he added.

The BJP had made elaborate arrangements for the live-viewing of the virtual adress in every polling booth across the state’s 294 Assembly constituencies. The Prime Minister shared his ‘Pujor Shubecha’ (Puja greetings) message with the people of West Bengal. The BJP had made arrangements across the state for more than 25 party workers and voters to watch the address in each of the over 78,000 polling booths while adhering to social distancing norms.

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    12:30 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    People of Bengal will continue to lead India: PM Modi

    The people of Bengal have always been intellectual and made the country proud and I have utmost faith that they will continue to lead India to a brighter future: Prime Minister Modi

    12:23 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    Durga Puja is a festival that reflects unity of India: PM Modi

    The festival of Durga Puja is a festival that reflects unity and strength of India. It is also a reflection of the traditions and culture that comes from Bengal: Prime Minister Modi

    12:22 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    PM urges everyone to ensure distancing during Durga Puja

    PM Modi Durga Puja speech LIVE: I urge everyone to ensure 'do gaj ki doori' and wear masks during celebrations at all times. 

    12:20 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    People might be less but granduer are the same: PM

    PM Modi: We are celebrating Durga Puja in times of COVID-19, all devotees have shown exemplary restrain. The number of people might be less but the granduer and devotion are the same. The happiness and joy are still boundless. This is the real Bengal.

    12:16 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    PM Modi Durga Puja speech LIVE

    The power of maa Durga and devotion of the people of Bengal is making me feel like I am present in the auspicious land of Bengal: PM Modi

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    12:10 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    Feeling blessed, tweets PM Modi

    PM Modi Durga Puja speech: Feeling blessed to be a part of Maa Durga Pujo’s Mahashashti celebrations.

    12:05 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    PM inaugurates Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal. He will begin his speech on Durga Puja shortly.  

    12:02 (IST)22 Oct 2020
    PM Modi's address to people of Bengal shortly

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address people of West Bengal on the occassion of Durga Puja. 

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