Slamming Congress government, Modi said, "Neither do they understand the nation nor do they know the path to take India ahead. They only want to win polls."
Modi also described his 5F formula, i.e. farm, fibre, fabric, fashion and foreign (export materials to foreign countries). He asserted that this formula is required for the cotton producing farmers.
Modi speaks about technology and needs of farmers:
Speaking about the difficulties faced by farmers of the country, especially in Maharashtra, Modi asked, "Why isn't the money that belongs to farmers not being given to them?"
Slamming UPA government for not providing enough facilities to the farmers, Modi said, "They announce packages but give nothing. Their priority is not how water reaches to farmers...need of the hour is to acquaint farmers with latest technology. We should create such systems that there is no question of them dying. Have we thought about goods trains properly? Focus is only on passenger trains. We need goods trains for what farmer produces."
We have great potential for agriculture but farmeres are killed here:
Speaking about farmers committing suicide in Maharashtra and other states in the country, Narendra Modi said, Farmers are killed here in this region. We have great potential for agriculture but farmer is dying."
"Agriculture Minister should answer- when cotton harvest was good, global demand rose. Farmers were getting global demands. Why was cotton export ban placed? For whose help was it," asked Modi.
Kishan, Jawans are not safe at Congress's hands: Narendra Modi
Remembering Lal Bahadur Shashtri's words "Jai Jawan, Jai Kishan", Modi said, "It was the time when former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri had filled our farmers with enthusiasm and farmers filled the country with food grains. Now due to Congress created mess, the nation is in mess and farmers are troubled. Is the country safe under Congress?"
Narendra Modi begins his speech in Wardha:
BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi began his speech at Wardha. Beginning his speech in Marathi amid huge uproar and "Modi Modi" chant, the Gujarat CM welcomed all BJP leaders on the dais.
Unlike Maharashtra, no farmers commit suicide in Gujarat: Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari addressed the rally first. While addressing the crowd, Gadkari hailed Modi and his style of governance in Gujarat.
The former BJP President said that under Modi government knows how to use river water properly utilised for the welfare of farmers. There is no farmers' suicide in Gujarat. However, under Congress rule in Maharashtra, many farmers have committed suicide.
Narendra Modi shares dais with Nitin Gadkari at Wardha:
The Gujarat Chief Minister shared the stage with former BJP President Nitin Gadkari.
At least lakh people gathered at the venue to get a glimpse of Modi. Clad in White Kurta, Modi took the centre stage. Later in the evening, Modi willvisit Dabhadi village in Yavatmal where crops were badly damaged due to untimely rains and hailstorm. He will participate in the 'Chai Par Charcha' (discussion over tea) with the villagers.
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Narendra Modi reaches Wardha, Maharashtra:
Prime Ministerial candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reached Wardha to address a mega rally. This is first ever election campaign at Vidarbha region where the party has fielded former two-term MLC Ramdas Tadas.
Modi along with former BJP President Nitin Gadkari and many other BJP leaders reached the rally venue. He is expected to speak about the loss due to untimely rains and hailstorm that damaged crops.