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PM Modi reassures that action against corruption will continue despite opposition outcry over central agencies

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive interview with Hindustan, reiterated his government’s commitment to fighting corruption, amidst opposition criticism of actions by central agencies. PM Modi emphasized that corruption impacts the people and action against wrongdoers will continue.

The Prime Minister’s statement comes as the opposition has raised concerns over the actions of Central agencies in various corruption cases. The opposition bloc has protested against arrests, including that of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren. They have also criticized the agencies in West Bengal.

In the interview, PM Modi defended his government’s record on development and social welfare, highlighting achievements such as the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K and the Ram Temple inauguration. He expressed confidence in winning a historic third term in the Lok Sabha elections, stating that more work needs to be done.

PM Modi also praised the government’s performance in economic and foreign policy, citing India’s status as the fifth largest and fastest-growing economy, as well as the third largest startup ecosystem. He pointed out achievements in space missions, Make in India campaign, and infrastructure development.

Drawing a contrast between the BJP and Congress models, PM Modi emphasized that the BJP prioritizes strengthening the country, while the Congress focused on the family. He highlighted the difference in approach and noted that the world is witnessing the impact of both models, especially in terms of governance and development.

According to the Prime Minister, it is the first time that people have the opportunity to compare the two models, with the BJP focusing on empowering the country’s villages, poor, farmers, and middle-class society. He underscored the importance of strengthening the nation and serving the people’s interests as the government’s prime objectives.


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