As it happened: Modi adopts Jayapur village

Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledege crowd after addressing public meeting at Jayapur village which he adopted as local MP under Adarsh Gram Yojna, in Varanasi on Friday. Photo; Prashant Nakwe   | Photo Credit: Prashant Nakwe

17:47: Mr. Modi said "People blessed us in Haryana, Maharashtra. They will bless us in J&K and Jharkhand too."

17:45: After the Jan Dhan Yojana was started, 1 crore bank accounts open every week, says Mr. Modi.

17:41: The government has decided that all the people receiving pensions will not receive less than Rs 1000 each, says Mr. Modi

17:40: People of UP have special contribution in providing stability to the nation through full mandate. says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

17: 27:In the last 30 years, a government formed by majority given to a single alliance was never formed in India: Modi

17: 26: It's my 1st opportunity to meet party workers after polls,It is your hard work that I've got chance to become public representative: Modi

17:25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses about 16,000 BJP booth workers in DLW ground in Varanasi.

12.49: Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes his address in Jayapur, the village he has adopted now.

12.48: I assure you, that we will all develop a new Jayapur together in the truest sense: PM

12.48: I am not born to talk about big things. It is through small things that I intend to do big things: PM Modi

12.44: Do we need the govt to tell us to get our children vaccinated for Polio? Can't our youth take on this responsibility?, asks Mr. Modi

12.41:When a girl is born in the family, we must celebrate it as a festival. Can our Jayapur begin this festival to welcome our daughter? asks PM

12.39: Let us decide that no child will eat without washing hands in our village. Do we need any govt to do this?, asks Mr. Modi

12.38: Those who have left the village for studies or jobs must come back to celebrate the birthday of their village: PM

12.38: When everybody will celebrate the birthday of a village, it will also end the caste system: PM

12.38: We will celebrate the birthday of our village every year: PM at Jayapur

12.37: If we can't find out when Jayapur was officially recognised as a village, we should choose a date, celebrate its birthday: Mr. Modi

12.37: People should not rely on schemes alone for the development of villages, they should also take initiatives: PM

12.37: People think Modiji is coming to the village now it will be clean, is this right? Can't we work for cleanliness of our village on our own?, asks Mr. Modi

12.35: Being MP, CM, PM we can go anywhere but what we learn from villages in unparalleled: PM

12.34: People should not rely on schemes alone for the development of villages, they should also take initiatives: PM

12.32: I want to create a mentality to work for development of people who have helped us move forward: PM

12.31: An MP does not adopt a village. A village adopts an MP: PM

12.31: Jayapur took special place in my heart long time ago. All other tales being told are false. I myself did not know about them: PM

12.30: The Prime Minister launches several veiled attacks on Akhilesh Yadav govt through references to 'potholes', roads.

12.27: I am reading a lot on why Jayapur was chosen. I selected this village for a very small reason. I want to share it with you: PM

12.27: I can't learn things by sitting with babus, need the experience of villagers: PM

12.26: It is not that I have adopted Jayapur. I have come here with a request to you to adopt me and teach me a lot: PM

12.25 Jayapur was the first village that I had heard of in Varanasi, that too when tragedy struck the village. Therefore have adopted it: Modi

12.24: It's a privilege to associate with Jayapur village. I am not adopting Jayapur but I request you to adopt your MP: Modi

12.21: We have introduced Sansad Adarsh gram Yojana scheme for MPs, even I had to take responsibility as part of this: PM

12.20: When BJP announced me as Lok Sabha candidate from Banaras, after few moments I got news that 5 people were killed in a fire in Jayapur: PM

12.19 PM Narendra Modi reaches Jayapur village in Varanasi. Starts his address.


11.29: PM Narendra Modi ends his speech

11.29: I am here today and tomorrow. Will meet a lot of people, talk to them: PM

11.29: You have instilled faith in me, given me love. I assure you that I am for you. Will dedicate all my efforts for development work here: PM

11.28: Eastern UP needs rapid development, govt to revive ailing banks. Development cannot be confined to Western India alone: PM

11.28: We should rise above politics and help in financial growth of the region: PM

11.28: We have dedicated ourselves to developing the eastern parts of the nation: PM

11.28: If India has to develop only one region can't develop. The eastern part must develop rapidly: PM

11.28: Modi: Usual for netas to forget poll promises, but I am here because of your love, says Mr. Modi

11.27: This centre is outside Kashi. We wanted it to be near the city but we could not get the desired land so have come slightly away from city: PM

11.26: Will talk less on improving Banaras, my responsibility is to do things, before doing, won’t indulge in big talks: PM

11.25: 20 crore girls will get married in the next few years, which means that many Banarasi sarees will be needed: PM


11.24: Funds to improve textiles sector to be disbursed via PM Jan-Dhan Yojana, says Mr. Modi

11.23 Every household has a market for Banarasi saree: PM Modi

11.21: Trade facilitation centre to be set up to promote Banarasi sarees, says Mr. Modi

11.20: Let us modify ourselves to match needs of global market to take textiles sector to new high: PM

11.19: Weavers should be given proper training. We want to work for this: PM

11.18: E-business is increasing. There are opportunities in the global market: PM. >Read full story

11.17: We must seriously think how new generation can join textiles industry, not out of compulsion but because they take pride in this: PM

11.15: Addressing weavers in Varanasi, PM Narendra Modi talks about modernisation of the textile industry.

11.14: We need research towards technology up gradation. We have begun work in this direction. HRD is also important, says Mr.Modi

11.13 Just like the way weavers weave clothes, the textile sector weaves together all the sections of our society: PM Modi

11.10: Textiles sector should be improved with a comprehensive vision, only providing funds will not help: PM

11.08: This sector gives employment to poorest of the poor.All sections of society are integrated in this sector, says Mr. Modi

11.07: After agriculture, if there is a sector generating maximum employment it is textiles: PM

11.06: I am here as your Sevak, am going to be with you in times of happiness and sadness: PM

11.05: Varanasi has a very special place in my heart. Varanasi has made me their own. I am here in the midst of my own. The joy is different: PM

11.00: Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts speaking

10.57: For a long time we were losing interest in textile sector but we are working to change that. Textile parks,investment announced, Mr. Gangwar said.

10.56: The presence of PM is very encouraging. The PM is turning into reality everything that he talked about before the elections, says Mr. Gangwar

10.55: Union Minister Santosh Gangwar starts speaking

10.53: The PM, U.P. Governor Shri Ram Naik, Minister Shri Santosh Gangwar and other dignitaries have arrived on the dais


10.50: During his tour, the Prime Minister is likely to lay the foundation stone of a trade facilitation centre and a crafts museum, announcement for which was made in the first general budget presented by his government in June this year.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Governor and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on his arrival in Varanasi.

10.20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Varanasi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi on Friday and is likely to adopt a village under his "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana". This is Mr. Modi's first visit to his constituency after assuming office.

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>Modi to visit Varanasi on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will his visit Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Friday, his first visit after assuming charge. Mr. Modi is expected to adopt a village under his ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (MP’s model village scheme).

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>Modi launches village adoption scheme for MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a blueprint for the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on Jayaprakash Narayan’s birth anniversary. The scheme encourages Members of Parliament from both Houses to identify and develop one village from their constituency as a model village by 2016.

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>Modi gives tips for rejuvenating Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat through a presentation, made by the Union Urban Development secretary Shankar Aggarwal, on the renewal of Varanasi and pitched in with suggestions.

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>India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into ‘smart city’

Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will be developed into a ‘smart city’ by using the experience of Kyoto, the ’smart city’ of Japan, under a pact signed in Kyoto. The MoU was signed during Mr. Modi's Japan visit in August 2014.

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>Ganga connects me to Varanasi: Modi

After tasting a massive victory in elections, BJP leader Narendra Modi had visited Varanasi and offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple. After visiting the temple, he went to Dashashwamedh Ghat and took part in ‘Ganga Aarti’.

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>Mother Ganga has called me to Varanasi: Narendra Modi

Calling his visit a homecoming, Mr. Narendra Modi said, “First I thought the BJP sent me here, then I thought I am going to Kashi, but after I came here, I feel Maa Ganga has called me. I feel like a child who has returned to his mother’s lap.”

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>The Modi show

Ahead of filing his nomination papers from Varanasi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi conducted a massive road show to seek "blessings of people". Images from the "spiritual capital."

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