New Delhi: In a bid to woo voters in the national capital ahead of Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a poll pitch in East Delhi on Saturday.
Here are the Live updates:
17:15: PM Modi concludes his speech.
17:10: Today when someone shakes hands with me and looks into my eyes, they don’t see Modi, but the reflection of the Indian populace, says Modi.
17:08: Why was there commotion over US President Barack Obama's visit? Had there been any shortcoming in Obama's visit, Opposition wouldn't have spared us. Today, the world is looking up to us, says Modi.
17:04: The country, that has a huge population of youth, can change the fate of the world. Today, eminent personalities from the world are keen on visiting India, says PM.
16:59: Yamuna can become pride of Delhi, but look at its condition. I've pledged to clean the river, says PM.
The Yamuna can become the pride of Delhi. But what is the condition of the Yamuna. All this can be changed: Narendra Modi in Delhi
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16:57: Within three months, subsidy amount has been deposited in the accounts of nine crore families, says PM.
16:55: By the time we celebrate the 75th year of independent India, we will ensure that all slums are replaced by cemented houses, says PM.
16:53: Delhi has suffered due to water crisis even when Congress had its government in both Delhi and Haryana. BJP has formed government in Haryana now and we are sure to form government in Delhi. Water woes will be handled in an effective manner, says PM.
16:52: Delhi needs people who have an experience of running government. Kiran Bedi knows Delhi like back of her hand. She is strong and determined, says Modi.
16:50: It is easy to fool people once, but no one can be successful by duping people over and again, says PM
16:44: Those who gave you hopes a year back, have back-stabbed you. You must check the track record of the big-talkers around you. They have a record of losing their security deposit, says Modi.
16:41: As I'm staying in Delhi, I've become its citizen. Had Delhi not given us seven MPs, I would not have been sitting here, says Modi.
16:38: This election is not limited to who'll become MLA and who'll become CM, but will represent Delhi worldwide, says Modi.
16:37: PM Modi addressing the gathering. This time Krishna Nagar will give a new chief minister to Delhi, says Modi.
16:29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the venue.
16:25: Kejriwal & Company are afraid of Kiran Bedi’s record of fighting against crime and corruption, says Shah
16:17: Whatever Arvind Kejriwal says, he never implements it. He had said that he'll take action against Sheila Dikshit, but it never happened, says Shah.
16:16: In Congress regime 40 scams came into limelight, says Shah.
16:14: We had promised that we will take care of nation's security and in this regard we have taken appropriate steps, says Shah.
16:12: In Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, people choose BJP again and again, says Shah.
16:11: People of Delhi have to decide which party should rule the national capital for five years. Whatever BJP says, it also implements, says Shah.
16:10: Amit Shah is now addressing the gathering.
16:09: In my first three days as CM, I will retrain and deploy civil defense and home guards for women security: Kiran Bedi
16:06: I will never say as a CM of Delhi that police is not with us. Police is there for us, but we need to learn how to take their help: Kiran Bedi
16:02: Every women in Delhi is worried about their security. People are saying that they have placed their trust on me: Kiran
16:01: I wish my parents could see today what girls can do for the nation. I will work for development in the city: Kiran
16:00: BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi now addressing the rally.
15:58: Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay is addressing the people. "I appeal all the residents of Delhi to vote for BJP to ensure development," Upadhyay said.
15:50: BJP chief Amit Shah and the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi have arrived at the venue.
15:45: Massive crowd has gathered for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at CBD grounds near Karkardooma.
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East Delhi MP Mahesh Giri along with other BJP leaders are also present in the rally.
The grounds are kept under the watch of the CCTV cameras. Snipers including personnel of the elite National Security Guard are deployed at the highrise building near the grounds.
Police have requested the leaders to advise their supporters not to park their vehicles near the rally venues.
After today's rally, Modi will address suporters at Dwarka in west Delhi on February 01, Rohini in north Delhi on February 03 and Ambedkar Nagar in south on February 04.
Delhi will go the polls on February 07 and the results will be announced on February 10.
(With Agency inputs)