Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi on Sunday said that despite criticism from adversaries, the
state would continue to attain new heights.
Addressing the people of Gujarat on the eve of the
Independence Day, Modi said, "Some people have jumped on a
trail to waylay the people of Gujarat in wrong directions by
"But Gujaratis would move on with the mantra that
Gujarat`s development is India`s development and will attain
new heights," Modi said.
He further said that Gujarat was an exception among
different states, which has increased area under cultivation
alongside industrial development.
The chief minister gave details of the state`s all-round
development in agriculture, skill development among youth,
empowerment of women, Garib Kalyan Mela for the welfare of the
poor, Apno Taluko Vibrant Taluko (ATVT) initiative for
decentralisation in administration.
He appealed to the people of Gujarat to pay their
obeisance to all the great martyrs and fulfill the dreams of
those who had sacrificed their lives.