Gujarat endured enormous amount of change and now, it is a riot-free and “top rated” state under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said on Friday.
Modi took oath as a chief minister of Gujarat in 2001 and led the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to three consecutive electoral win in the state. Then he became the prime minister of India on May 26, 2014. Anurag Thakur is currently campaigning for BJP candidates at four distinct constituencies ahead of assembly polls.
“Under the leadership of Narendra Modi, BJP made Gujarat a riot-free and top rated, well-governed state. The successive BJP governments, under the guidance of Modi, continued the initiatives taken by him,” Union Minister Anurag Thakur said. Hitting at Congress, Thakur said that Congress party has created the atmosphere of hate in Gujarat during their reign.
At present, Gujarat is at top in terms of good governance, developmental projects and law and order. It also tops the chart in climate change and energy index and food safety index. It also tops the list of states with the maximum exports.
“During Congress rule, communal riots defined Gujarat. Gangsters and gangwars had become the new normal in the state. Now after 20 years of BJP rule, Gujarat is curfew-free and riot-free. Mothers, sisters and daughters of Gujarat can move freely,” Thakur said.
He praised the “strong affection” between Gujarat and PM Modi. PM Modi has not forgotten Gujarat post becoming the PM of India. “Everyone calls Gujarat as Modi’s Gujarat”.