Mandi: PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a gathering in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi and heaped praise in Indian Army in the backdrop of surgical strikes.
Here are top 10 quotes from his speech:-
- The valour of Indian armed forces is being discussed all over the nation
- Everyone is talking about our Army, we used to hear about similar feats of Israel. But now everyone knows Indian Army is no less
- Himachal Pradesh is a "devbhoomi" and a "veerbhoomi"
- And it makes me want to do more work for them, more work for our soldiers
- Atal ji humesha maante the, ki agar unka koi dusra ghar hai to wo Himachal hai
- Shanta Kumar ji is remembered as that 'paani wala CM', Dhumal ji as 'grameen sadak wale CM'. And we all know about this CM: PM Modi
- One Rank One Pension was hanging for 40 yrs, and it is our govt which completed that work. Not only soldiers but their families bless me
- 'Aaj chotti Kaashi mei sar jhukaane ka avsar mila hai. Mai soch raha thaa aap log naraaz honge ki maine yaha aane me itna samay liya'
- Even poorest family in Himachal Pradesh will have a gas connection in the next three years
- Through LED bulbs campaign in Himachal, we're able to save approx Rs 1 crore daily or Rs 3.5 crore yearly
This was Narendra Modi's first visit to the state after becoming the PM.