Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu in a television interview with Headlines Today, praises Modi, says his fast is in line with secularism.
Jaitley expresses gratitude to leaders for coming to support Narendra Modi's cause.
Despite of many setbacks, Gujarat has come a long way, says Arun Jaitley.
Arun Jaitley addresses the audience.
Badal praises Modi, says in Chief Minister conferences all look forward to what Narendra Modi has to say on issues of concern.
Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal addresses the crowd, requests a similar Sadbhavana in New Delhi.
Gujarat is the only corruption-free state, says Advani. He further added that the Sadbhavana fast was started to clear misunderstandings.
Advani praises Modi, says Gujarat is the only state to have had 11% growth.
LK Advani begins his speech after Narendra Modi.
The feeling of hatred and bitterness should be not have any space since we live in a democracy, says Modi.
Gujarat does not need preachings from anyone. We have proved how peace and harmony can ensue development, says Modi.
We want to excel at all levels of public work – from the panchayat to the state, says Modi.
Modi says that the Sadbhavana mission is to counter all votebank politics.
Gujarat provided employment to Indians from all over the country, says Modi.
Gave a deaf ear to those who tried to tarnish our image, says Modi.
Glad that BJP leaders, religious leaders are here today, says Modi
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"Gujarat is an example of peace, brotherhood and unity," says Modi addressing the audience.
After the riots in 2002, no one was willing to listen to our pain, Gujarat's image was maligned, says Modi
We have overcome all setbacks, says Modi referring to Gujarat riots.
Gujarat an example for world, taken a growth lead, says Narendra Modi.
Narendra Modi addresses public before beginning his fast.
Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi reached the fast venue at 10 am today (Sep 17) to begin his three day fast.
Narendra Modi also met his mother Narmada Bai before setting out to his fast venue.
The Chief Minister in a open letter addressed to the fellow countrymen, asked the citizens of the nation for their blessings and good wishes to start his fast, that he said aimed at peace, harmony and brotherhood. [Read more: Gujarat: Full Text of Narendra Modi's open letter to citizens].