BJP Council meet live: Congress obstructing Ayodhya case, says PM

The second day of BJP’s national council meet started on Saturday in New Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.

BJP Council meet live: Congress obstructing Ayodhya case, says PM
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New Delhi: The second day of BJP’s national council meet started on Saturday in New Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan. It is likely that this will be last national council meeting of the BJP before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Sources claim that during Saturday's meeting, the BJP leaders will focus on strategy against opposition in order to secure a win in 2019 general elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also deliver a valedictory speech.

The national council meet is attended by senior BJP leaders, BJP national executive council members, national council members, all MPs, MLAs, MLCs, national office-bearers of all morchas among others.

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PM Modi concludes his speech by asking the party leaders and workers to take the vision of party forward.

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# Raking up the Ayodha issue, Prime Minister Modi says that Congress is using their lawyers to stall the issue.

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PM Narendra Modi hits back at the Congress, saying: 'They can hurl as many insults as they want, but this chowkidar is not going to stop.'

# The prime minister referred to criticisms on changing names of schemes and institutions and asked: "I want to know how many schemes are in my name?" "We have not renamed anything. Does Ayushman Bharat scheme has my name? We have kept the nation above everything else."

PM Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022. 

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# 'We have not touched the existing reservation system. This is an additional 10 per cent. You know, some people are trying to spread misinformation against this,' PM Modi says

# Talking on 10% quota for upper caste poor, PM Modi says, "This is not just reservation but an attempt to give a new dimension to the aspirations of youths, who are left behind. The provision of reservation done by Babasaheb Ambedkar is as strong today as it was then. And will continue to remain strong."

# PM Modi attacks the Congress and said that the previous governments pushed the nation into a well of darkness.

# PM Modi remembers late Prime Minister Atar Bihari Vajpayee, saying: "This is the first time that the BJP council meet is being held without late prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. I am sure he is blessing us from wherever he is, and I am sure he is happy to see his party's progress today."

# "A party that ran from two rooms once upon a time, is today holding such a huge meeting of its leaders, this itself is an achievement," says PM Modi.

PM Narendra Modi starts his address

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Congress ka shehzada ho, Bengal ki didi ho, Andhra Pradesh ke babu ho, UP ki behenji ho, sab dil mein ichcha rakhte hain aur sabki talwarein chunaav ke baad niklengi, Jaitley says.

# Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking on BJP's political resolution

UP CM Yogi Adityanath says that even if there is a mahagathbandhan or not, the BJP will perform better than 2014 in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

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2019 election is a choice between stability versus instability: Prasad

Congress continues to play with national security: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

# Sitharaman urges party men to work with a resolve on 'ab ki baar phir Modi sarkar'

# We have not had one major terrorist attack in this country after 2014: Sitharaman

# Country can foresee a bright future only under leadership of PM: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

# Non-performance, corruption were the features of the previous govt: Nitin Gadkari Gadkari

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