With NDA government completing its fourth year in power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a mega rally at the Bali Jatra ground in Odisha’s Cuttack city on Saturday.
“It is my good fortune that I got the opportunity to greet my 125 crore countrymen from the land of great Lord Jagannath. The BJP is in power in 20 states of the country which shows that people have endorsed NDA’s performance in the last four years,” he said.
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PM Narendra Modi said many who are in the NDA government have lived in poverty and that is why betterment of the poor is their biggest priority. It is a government whose President, Vice President and Pradhan Sevak, all have lived in poverty.
Holding the Odisha government responsible for issues pertaining to Mahanadi river water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the ruling party in the State is only misleading people.
Modi said, “The State government is not carrying out its responsibilities properly. In the State Assembly, the State government has accepted that 50% of Mahanadi water drains into sea. The Centre tried to resolve the issue, but the Odisha government did not cooperate.”