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No riots in Gujarat in last 12 years: Modi slamming critics

Modi and Ramdev
Haridwar, April 26: Sending a sharp message for his critics, Modi said there has been no communal riot in Gujarat for 12 years now. This is because his Government has worked for the benefit of all.

Modi congratulated Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth which maintains that Yogic tradition of India.

The Gujarat CM said he has been inspired by the confidence which was shown in him by the saints similarly as a mother's confidence inspires a child to walk on his own legs.

4:35 PM

Gujaratis, not me helped Gujarat post 2001 quake, says Modi:

Giving full credit to people of Gujarat, the CM claimed it was aam-aadmi (common man) of the state who had worked together to overcome the aftereffects of massive earthquake in the state in 2001. The CM once again spoke about the development story of his state -- Gujarat.

4:26 PM

India was not born on Aug 15, 1947, claims Narendra Modi:

The Gujarat CM claimed that whoever thinks Modi says that wheneverIndia was born on Aug 15, 1947, they make a mistake. Those people, according to Modi, ignore the thousands of years of historical heritage. A society that cuts itself off from its roots, never prospers, believes Modi.

Social ills have been haunting Indian society which once had thrown up reformers and champions.

4:20 PM

Modi slams Govt over police crackdown in Ramlila:

Referring to police crackdown on Ramdev and on his aides at Ramlila Maidan in 2011, Modi questioned the Central Government -- is it a crime to hold views opposite to others? Modi asked the rulers in Delhi this question and says it is not him who is asking this question but it is Rajbala who had passed away after receiving injuries during the Ramlila fiasco.

4:13 PM

Narendra Modi wanted to lead a spiritual life:

Addressing the crowd in Haridwar, Modi claimed that he wanted to lead a life of a saint, he wanted to go to Belur Math. Speaking about Ramdev's movement, Modi said 'Kapal Bharti' will serve to abolish Kapal Bhrantis (mental delusions).

It was Sri Aurobindo, said Modi, who dreamt that india will not only be independent, but it will also become a world leader. Hence, Modi expressed full confidence in Ramdev who once again showed the path which leads to success and progress.

4:06 PM

Guinness Book should consider Ramdev's record, says Modi:

Speaking about his relationship with Ramdev, Modi said the yoga guru is a teacher who inspires millions every day to undertake Yoga.

Modi believes Ramdev would have become a topic of PhD if he were a foreigner or he had conducted his movement on foreign soil. Guinness Book should consider Ramdev's record, asserted Modi adding that it is our misfortune that we never talk about our own capabilities.

4:00 PM

Saints don't demand, Narendra Modi endorses Ramdev & Co:

Speaking about the spirituality and religion, Narendra Modi claimed that spiritual leaders such as Baba Ramdev do not demand. The Gujarat CM hailed the yoga guru.

3:52 PM

Pleased to share dais with saints, says Narendra Modi:

After speeches of spiritual and religious leaders, Modi finally addressed the crowd. He said he was pleased to share dais with such saints who lead the nation with their wisdom and knowledge.

3:45 PM

Spirituals Leaders hail Narendra Modi in Haridwar:

Other speakers and spiritual leaders hailed Gujarat CM and his works in the state which has developed and set an example for the nation.

1:34 PM

Watch Live Video -- Modi inaugurates Ramdev's school:

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Indians become victim of rotten polity, says Ramdev in Haridwar:

The Yoga Guru remembered the times when the country was a world leader and dominated commercial and maritime fields. Slamming the Central Government, Ramdev said government statistics reveal that the people of the country have fallen victim to a rotten polity.

12:30 PM

Ramdev invites 'vikashpurush' Modi to address crowd:

Thanking all spiritual leaders, who were present at the venue, Baba Ramdev invited Modi to address the crowd who gathered at the inauguration site to get a glimpse of the Gujarat CM.

Ramdev addressed Modi as Vikashpurush -- a messiah of development. A huge crowd welcomed Modi chanting -- "Bharat mata ki jai".

12:18 PM

Modi shares dais with Gurus, conducts havan at Patanjali:

The Gujarat Chief Minister along with the Yoga Guru shared the dais with many other prominent spiritual leaders such as --Swami Awadheshanand, Anand Murti Maharaj, Pejawar Swami, Dr Pranav Pandya.

Modi conducted a havan (a Hindu ritual) at Patanjali Yogpeeth prior to his visit to the school inauguration venue.

12:12 PM

Modi reaches Haridwar, to inaugurate Ramdev's school:

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, April 26 reached Haridwar to inaugurate Baba Ramdev's Acharyakulam School in presence of influential spiritual leaders like Morari Bapu and Rameshji Oza.

12:03 PM

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