For our good governance, even Opposition hasn't made any corruption charges against us, says Modi

PM Modi also underscored the need for interlinking rivers for better water management.

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2016, 17:37 PM IST
For our good governance, even Opposition hasn't made any corruption charges against us, says Modi

Belgaum: Addressing a huge farmers' rally here in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that unlike his predecessors his ministers were able to firmly deal with the issue of corruption and even the Opposition didn't get any opportunity to point finger at his government.

“When I took power in Delhi, the entire country was suffering because of corruption, but today due to our good governance even our opposition hasn't made made any allegation of corruption against us,” Modi said.

Lauding his government's achievements, the prime minister said that the entire world is today looking up to India as a ray of hope.

He said that despite recession in major economies of the world, India has been able to grow at a fast pace. BJP MP BS Yeddyurappa was also present at the rally.

His meeting with the farmers is part of the efforts to address the needs of farmers and tell them about his government's flagship programme for farmers “Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana”.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the prime minister's address at the Shigoan in Angadi Technical Institute College grounds.

He also underscored the need for interlinking rivers for better water management.

“If we promote agriculture, manufacturing and service sector simultaneously, we can overcome any crisis,” he said.