New Delhi, Nov 22 Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book on Kidar Nath Sahani, former RSS Pracharak and leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He talked in detail about Sahani.
Sahni Ji wanted to join the airforce but destiny had other plans. He served society but through a different method: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016
Prime Minister during the speech asserted that the central government will not submit to the opposition pressure on demonetisation. He said there will be no compromise on the issue of corruption and black money.
Modi criticised the opposition parties without naming them and asserted that corruption cannot be part of the system.
"It's unfortunate for the nation that some people are speaking in favour of black money," he said, adding that degradation of social values is a cause for concern.
Why should we accept corruption & black money as things that are a part of the system. We have to think about the future, no compromises: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016
"Earlier, a thief would steal without getting noticed, but these days he does it openly," Modi said.
He praised Sahni for his "selfless work" for the country and recalled several instances when he kept people's welfare above everything else.
We remember the work of Sahni ji, VK Malhotra ji and Madan Lal Khurana ji. They showed the way on how to work in a party organisation: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016
Citing an incident, Modi said that once former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dixit consulted him on an issue, and he gave her a very useful suggestion without thinking about which parties they came from.
I was seeing that @SheilaDikshit ji has written about Kedarnath Sahni and how she found his views on a policy matter valuable: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016
"For Kidar Nath Sahni, the interest of Delhi was always bigger than the interest of his party," he said.
For Kedarnath Sahni ji, interest of Delhi was always bigger than the interest of his party: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016
Similarly, as anti-Sikh riots broke out in Delhi after Indira Gandhi's assassination, Sahni was in the forefront helping members of the Sikh community, Modi added.
In the wake of the events in Delhi after Mrs. Gandhi's assassination, Sahni ji was at the forefront, helping members of Sikh community: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 22, 2016