Modi rally in Delhi Highlights: Mamata Banerjee indulging in vote-bank politics, spreading rumours on citizenship law

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Updated:Dec 22, 2019 3:37:24 pm

BJP, Modi rally in Ralmila Maidan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition parties for spreading lies on citizenship law.

Modi rally today, Ramila MaidanPM Narendra Modi addresses rally at Delhi’s Ramila Maidan on Sunday.

Modi rally in Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of unauthorised colonies in Delhi as he referred to the passage of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019 in Parliament earlier this month. Without taking the name of the Congress and AAP, he said that the rivals didn’t do enough for unauthorised colonies. “I, BJP got chance to usher in a new dawn for over 40 lakh people by giving them ownership rights to their houses,” he said while addressing a mega BJP rally in Ramlila Maidan. He also attacked the AAP government saying it gave over 2,000 bungalows in posh Delhi locations to ‘VIPs’ close to it in an illegal manner. “But for me, you tare the VIPs,” he said. On citizenship law, PM Narendra Modi said that some political parties spreading all kinds of rumours, misleading people and stoking their emotions against citizenship law. He asked the people to stand up to show respect for Parliament and MPs who passed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

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    15:22 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PMModi questions Mamata Banerjee's U-turn

    PM Modi said that Mamata Banerjee went from Kolkata to UN. Few years back, she was pleading before Parliament that infiltrators coming from Bangladesh should be stopped. Didi what has happened you? Why did you change? Why are you spreading rumours? Elections come and go. Why are you scared?

    15:20 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Congress upset due to support I received from Muslim countries: PM Modi

    PM Modi alleged that the Congress and its allies are upset due to the support "I received from Muslim countries".  "Congress, others worried if Muslims across the world support me so much, how long can they frighten Indian Muslims."

    15:10 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    'Didi indulging in vote-bank politics, spreading rumours'

    PM Narendra Modi also attacked Mamata Banerjee for opposing the CAA. He said, "Now there is Mamata didi. She earlier wanted the government to help Hindu refugees from Bangladesh. What has happened to you now? Once the Army was doing a regular drill in Bengal. Didi claimed Modi's Sena had invaded Bengal. Even Prakash Karat had said those fleeing Bangladesh due to religious persecution should be helped. Their sympathy that time was a lie. All these people are capable of is vote-bank politics."

    15:04 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    My govt is doing what Congress had promised: PM Modi

    PM Modi said that his government is doing what Congress had promised but could not do due to vote-bank politics.

    15:03 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Dalits who came from Pakistan among beneficiaries of citizenship law: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi said that Dalits, who came here from Pakistan, among beneficiaries of citizenship law. "Why you can't see their pain," he said. The PM also quoted ex-PM Manmohan Singh's remarks in support of giving citizenship to persecuted minorities from Bangladesh.

    14:58 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Infiltrator never reveals identity: PM Modi

    PM Modi said that there is a very simple difference between an infiltrator and a refugee. "An infiltrator never reveals his identity and a refugee never hides his identity. Many of these infiltrators are coming out and speaking. Why don't they speak the truth? They are scared that their reality will come out," he said.

    14:56 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Congres brought NRC: PM Modi

    On NRC, PM Modi launched a scathing attack on the Congress. He said, "NRC came at the time of Congress. Were they sleeping then? We neither brought NRC in cabinet nor in Parliament. If we are passing a legislation to give you ownership rights, in the same session will we bring a legislation to send you out?"

    14:55 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Congress, urban naxals spreading rumours: PM Modi

    PM Modi said that Congress and its friends, some urban naxals are spreading rumours that all Muslims will be sent to detention centres. "Respect your education, read what is Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC. You are educated," he said.

    14:53 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Chance to expose Pakistan's discrimination against minorities lost: PM

    PM Modi said that all politicial parties had a chance to expose Pakistan's discrimination against minorities but it was lost due to our rivals' politics.

    14:52 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Citizenship law has nothing to do with Indian citizens: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi reiterated that the amended citizenship law has nothing to do with Indian citizens. "Citizenship law and NRC have nothing to do with Indian Muslims," he said.

    14:51 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi asks people to respect police

    PM Narendra Modi said that 33,000 police personnel laid down their lives during work since independence but now being attacked mercilessly. In a swipe at AAP, he said, "No appeal for peace from seven-year-old party, it shows violence has its indirect approval."

    14:47 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    No detention centre for Muslims in India: PM Modi

    PM Modi said, "CAA is not for any citizen of this country. There has been misinformation about NRC. Congress and its allies, living in cities, urban naxals, are spreading rumour. They are spreading lies about detention centre. CAA and NRC has nothing to do with Indians Muslims."

    14:28 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Opposition trying to defame India abroad: PM Modi

    PM Modi accused rival political parties of creating fear and chaos, and trying to defame India abroad. "My rivals should burn my effigy if they hate me but they should not target the poor," he said.

    14:25 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Muslims being misled on CAA: PM Modi

    PM Modi said that Muslims are being misled. "I have always ensured that documents will never come in way of development schemes and their beneficiaries," he said. "We have never asked anyone if he goes to temple or mosque when it comes to implementing our schemes," the PM said.

    14:22 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    I dare rivals to find anything discriminatory in my work: PM Modi

    PM Modi said, 'Lie being spread that I brought law to snatch people's rights, it will not stand. I dare rivals to find anything discriminatory in my work.' He also citing the NDA government's various development programmes.

    14:19 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Some political parties spreading rumours on CAA: PM Modi

    On citizenship law, PM Narendra Modi said that some political parties are spreading all kinds of rumours, misleading people and stoking their emotions against citizenship law.

    14:16 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Respect Parliament for passing citizenship law: PM Modi

    Talking about the citizenship law, PM Modi said, "We have passed Citizenship Amendment Bill. Parliament should be honoured for this. However, few opposition parties are politicising the issue and spreading rumours about the bill." He then asked people to stand in a mark of respect for the MPs for passing the bill.

    14:14 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi speaks on citizenship law

    Addressing the rally, he eaised the issue of citizenship law. PM Mosaid that people were incited, those in high positions shared fake videos. He was referring to Deputy CM manish Sisodia who shared a fake video from his twitter account accusing the Delhi Police of torching city buses.

    14:13 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi attacks AAP government

    The Delhi government, PM Modi said, is completely indifferent to city's biggest problem, which is availability of drinking water. "We built peripheral expressways, opened hundreds of CNG stations to curb pollution," he said.

    14:12 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    AAP govt hindering work in Delhi: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi claimed that 25 km of new metro route added annually in last five years, it was 14 km earlier. "The  AAP government hindering work," he said.

    14:11 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi at Ramlila Maidan: "For me, you are VIPs"

    PM Modi also atacked the AAP government saying it gave over 2,000 bungalows in posh Delhi locations to 'VIPs' close to it in an illegal manner. "But for me, you are VIPs," he said.

    14:05 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi raises drinking water issue

    PM Narendra Modi also attacked the AAP over its claim of providing clean drinking water to the people of Delhi. He said, "Clean drinking water is still a dream for Delhi."

    14:04 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi attacks rivals over unauthorised colonies

    PM Narendra Modi attacked the political rivals for not doing enough for unauthorised colonies. PM Modi said that he decided he cannot let this go on.

    14:00 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi at Ramlila Maidan: New dawn for people in unauthorized colonies

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates residents of unauthorized colonies. He said, "I can see an end to uncertainties on your faces. This is a new dawn for people in Delhi's unauthorized colonies. The people who have kept the rights away from the people of Delhi can now see the joy on your faces." "I, BJP got chance to usher in a new dawn for over 40 lakh people by giving them ownership rights to their houses."

    13:51 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi slams AAP, Congress over unauthorised colonies promises

    Without taking the name of Aam Aadmi Party and Congress, he said that the two parties have been delaying the matter of unauthorised colonies in Delhi for their political gains. "Even after several decades after Independence, a large section of population in Delhi had to face fear, uncertainty, deceit and false electoral promises. Illegal, sealing, bulldozer and a cut-off date - life of a large population in Delhi' was confined around these words," he said.

    13:22 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi reaches Ramlila Maidan

    PM Narendra Modi has reached the Ramlila Maidan. He was received by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari. The PM is slated to address a mega rally here today. This will be his first rally in Delhi ahead of the February elections.

    13:17 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi rally at Ramlila Maidan

    A multilevel security arrangement will be in place on Sunday, with CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to the venue and snipers being positioned atop buildings to ensure security.

    13:11 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Restrictions at Delhi-Gurgaon border ahead of PM Modi's rally

    Restrictions have been imposed at the Delhi-Gurgaon border on Sunday between 8 AM to 2 PM ahead of a rally to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Delhi's Ramlila ground. "Traffic Alert for tomorrow (Sunday) on Sirhol toll and Kapashera from 8:00AM to 2:00PM," the Gurgaon traffic police tweeted late Saturday night.

    12:57 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Delhi rally: 11 lakh signatures to be handed over to PM Modi

    Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said a total of 11 lakh signatures by residents of unauthorised colonies will be handed over to the PM Narendra Modi as a thank you gesture.

    12:39 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    BJP's 'dhanyawad rally' at Ramlila Maidan

    The BJP said preparations are in place for the 'dhanyawad rally' which is being organised to thank PM Modi for giving ownership rights to 40 lakh residents of 1,731 unauthorised colonies. 

    12:25 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi to address rally at Ramlila Maidan shortly

    Cutouts of PM Modi, BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah and working president J P Nadda have been put up around the Ramlila Maidan.

    11:57 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    PM Modi's Delhi rally: Traffic advisory

    Meanwhile, no commercial vehicle will be allowed from Raj Ghat to Delhi Gate ahead of PM Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan. Restrictions on DDU Marg towards Kamla Market Chowk via Vivekanand Marg. The traffic will also be affected on Barakhamba Road, Tolstoy Road and Ranjit Singh flyover.

    11:57 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Ramlila Maidan rally: BJP eyeing a win in Delhi Assembly polls

    This will be PM Narendra Modi's first rally in Delhi ahead of the Assembly elections. Delhi will go to polls in February next year. Also, this will be PM Modi's first rally in the national capital after massive mandate for a second term in general elections earlier this year. The BJP is eyeing a comeback in the capital after two decades.

    11:46 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Tight security for PM Modi's rally

    Security has been tightened and a special traffic arrangement made for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on Sunday at the large Ramlila Maidan. A police official said 20 companies of outside force have been deployed, each company comprising 70-80 personnel. Twenty DCP-rank officials will be there. As many as 1,000 personnel from local police, anti-drone teams and NSG commandos will be there.

    11:44 (IST)22 Dec 2019
    Two lakh people likely to attend rally at Ramlila Maidan

    According to senior BJP leader Vijay Goel, more than two lakh people are expected to attend the rally on Sunday, "This rally will also symbolise that after winning seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the BJP is in full-swing in preparations for Delhi Legislative Assembly elections as well," he said.

    The rally is taking place amid violent anti-CAA protests. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the rally at Ramlila Maidan in Old Delhi. According to the BJP, over two lakh people are expected attend the rally and this will be a huge challenge for the police to ensure safety of participants in view of ongoing protests in the national capital against citizenship law. Also, this will be PM Narendra Modi's first rally in Delhi ahead of the February assembly elections. The saffron party is eyeing a comeback in Delhi after two decades.
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