Government to fight corruption with all its might: PM Narendra Modi

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Leh, Aug 12: Underlining his government's resolve to fight graft which has "ruined" the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his willingness to take along people from various parties who have been fighting corruption.

"Corruption is troubling us. People are angry. I assure that we will fight corruption and work with all those against graft. Corruption has ruined the country. I promise that we will fight against corruption with full might," he said addressing a rally here at polo ground.

Modi said the government is willing to take along all anti-corruption forces, political parties and its leaders and honest officer in its fight to end graft.

"There are also honest officers. We will work with them too. If we win the fight against corruption we will win battle against poverty," he said after inaugurating Nimoo Bazgo hydro-electric project and Leh-Kargil-Srinagar transmission system.

Dressed in traditional Ladakhi attire, Modi said government will do its best to bring a 'kesar' (saffron) revolution in Jammu and Kashmir giving impetus to its production.

"We need to bring a saffron revolution that is giving impetus to kesar. Special attention should be placed to farmers," he said. 

PTI

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