Ease of doing murder, focus on ‘TOP’, and a saffron wave in Karnataka: Top quotes from PM’s speech in the state


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed Parivarthana Yatra in Bengaluru to mark the culmination of the state BJP’s 85-day. The Prime Minister started his address in Kannada and spoke about a range of measures taken by the Centre to improve lives of people in the state.

Modi gave a detailed account of the benefits to Karnataka due to various schemes such as Jan Dhan Yojana, social security schemes, Mudra Yojana, Mission Indradhanush, Ujjwala Yojana. The Prime Minister touched upon the existing corruption in the state, minimum support prices (MSP) for farmers and upcoming infrastructure plans for Karnataka.

Here are the five highlight of Modi’s address in Bengaluru:

> While the world is talking about ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and ‘Ease of Living’, Karnataka has become notorious for ‘Ease of Doing Murders’. Give Congress party a befitting reply through your votes, PM Modi said.

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Modi further said that his government is working towards making lives of poor and middle class easy and hassle-free. “Our aim is to improve ‘Ease of Living’,” the Prime Minister said.

> The enthusiasm of people here signifies a ‘saffron wave’. It shows that the countdown of Congress government in Karnataka has begun. Congress is standing at the exit gate and people of Karnataka have decided to get rid of them and their culture, PM Modi said.

> BJP government only means development whereas Congress means corruption, casteism, appeasement and dynasticism, Modi said.

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> During Congress regime, Karnataka got Rs. 73000 crore. However, we have provisioned Rs. 2 lakh crore for it which is more than 180 percent more than Congress had provided, the Prime Minister said.

> Those growing vegetables and fruits are among our top priority. When I say TOP, I mean whichever part of the country you go, three vegetables are very much visible — Tomato, Onion and Potato. That’s why I call TOP Priority. T for Tomato, O for Onion and P for potato – that makes TOP priority.moneycontrol