Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated various development works of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) worth Rs 1950 crore in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Amit Shah said since 2001, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has worked to establish the concept of people-oriented and all-round development in the entire country from Gujarat. He said that the development journey started by Prime Minister Modi is continuously on. Shah added that Modi has provided 1.25 lakh houses to the poor in Gujarat and now the poor have started living in their homes.
The Union Home Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave shape to a new vision of development in the form of Gujarat model and on the basis of this the people of the country handed over the command of the country to Modi. He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, there have been comprehensive changes in every field in the entire country in the last 10 years due to which 140 crore citizens of the country have faith that in 2047, India will be at the first position in every field in the world.
Shah added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done many such works which were pending for centuries. “Only last month, Narendra Modi ji consecrated the idol of Ram Lala in Shri Ram temple in Ayodhya,” he said, adding that for almost 550 years every citizen of the country was waiting for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and Modi ji did it. PM Modi has given momentum and direction to many such works. He said that in the last 10 years of the Modi government, the first five years were spent in completing the shortcomings of the previous governments, the next five years were spent in laying the foundation. “Now after becoming the Prime Minister for the third time, Modi ji will be constructing a grand building on that foundation at a very fast pace,” he said.
The Union Home Minister said that today the draw of EWS housing has been held in both the Lok Sabha constituencies of Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad and 44 projects have been inaugurated at a cost of approximately Rs 891 crore. Apart from this, Bhoomi Pujan of 26 projects worth Rs 1,058 crore has also been done. Overall development works worth Rs 1,950 crore have started here today, out of which works worth Rs 1,000 crore are included in Gandhinagar area. Many works like water, railway schemes, renovation of ponds, drainage pumping station, common hall, Anganwadi, etc have been inaugurated. Shah said that the pair of Narendra Modi ji and Bhupendra Patel has maintained the pace of development in Gujarat.