Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ organised in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. He received a grand welcome in the state with large number of people gathering on the route of the roadshow to greet the Prime Minister. The roadshow was organised to mark the eighth anniversary of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s government at the centre.
Speaking at the rally, PM Modi said: “Today is a very special day in my life. I am privileged that I was given a chance to honour my motherland. I am thankful to you all who have come in such a large number to bestow their blessings.” The Prime Minister further said that in the last eight years of his government, he had never thought of himself as the PM – but as the ‘pradhan sevak’ of the country.Prime Minister Narendra Modi also released the 11 instalment under the PM-KISAN scheme in which Rs 21,000 crore has been transferred to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmers.
The Prime Minister also interacted with beneficiaries of different government schemes at the event which was organised to mark the eighth anniversary of the NDA government at the Centre.The Prime Minister said that his government has changed the system to benefit the poor. “The government is no longer mai baap ; it is the sevak of the people now,” he said.