Modi knew BJP would replicate Vibrant Gujarat at national level: Advani
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an inkling that BJP will get the opportunity to make 'Vibrant India'.
Ahmedabad: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an inkling that BJP will get the opportunity to make 'Vibrant India'.
"Narendrabhai always had an inkling that like 'Vibrant Gujarat', one day we (BJP) will get the opportunity to make 'Vibrant India'. The BJP had then decided to declare him as the Prime Ministerial candidate. And he has kept working on those lines," Advani said at a government function here.
He said the people in Gujarat have seen the development and the state has moved ahead due to Narendra bhai (Prime minister).
"You and Anandiben (Chief Minister Anandiben Patel). All of us believed that if Gujarat becomes great, the country will become great," Advani said.
"Next year Vibrant Gujarat (investors) summit will be held. I attended the first programme of Vibrant Gujarat... I hope the Chief Minister invites me this time...I will come," he said.
Advani distributed house allotment letters to 308 families from low income group category at the function. He also inaugurated a water treatment plant at Jaspur here.
Chief Minister Patel said Modi, when he was the Chief Minister, had said the state would build 50 lakh houses for the poor.
"Gujarat housing board has begun to build the houses and 1.50 lakh houses have been allotted," she said.