Ahmedabad: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted that a US report on Gujarat, which hails
his government`s effectiveness, is recognition for the
six crore people of the state.
"Another recognition for 6 crore Gujaratis. US report
hails Guj`s effective governance," Modi tweeted after US
Congressional Research Service (CRS) report showered praise on
him and said that the state, under him, has become a key
driver of national economic growth.
"Jay Jay Garvi Guj (Hail, Hail Gujarat)," Modi further
said in his tweet.
"Perhaps India`s best example of effective governance and
impressive development is found in Gujarat, where
controversial Chief Minister Narendra Modi has streamlined
economic processes, removing red tape and curtailing
corruption in ways that have made the state a key driver of
national economic growth," said the CRS report.
However, in May 2005, Modi was denied visa by the US
after the 2002 post-Godhra riots.
An independent and bipartisan wing of the US Congress,
the CRS prepares periodic reports on issues of interest to the
"Seeking to overcome the taint of his alleged complicity
in 2002 riots, Modi has overseen heavy investment in modern
roads and power infrastructure, and annual growth of more than
11 per cent in recent years," the CRS said.