Prime Minister Narendra Modi has previously 20 years labored in direction of realising the “welfare state” envisioned by India’s structure writers, Union House Minister Amit Shah mentioned as we speak, paying tributes to his colleague’s lengthy and unbroken tenure as head of elected governments.
In a sequence of tweets composed in Hindi, which included a video message, Mr Shah mentioned Prime Minister Modi had at all times held individuals’s well-being as an important precept.
“If somebody can really perceive the aspirations of 130 crore Indians, it’s Narendra Modi. Along with his far-sighted considering, he needs to construct an India that’s robust, fashionable, and self-reliant. I heartily congratulate him for his twentieth yr as a individuals’s consultant,” he mentioned in a single such tweet.
“When he was given a chance by the celebration and was made a PM candidate, individuals of this nation stood with him and after 30 years a celebration was given the chance to type a authorities with absolute majority,” he mentioned in one other.
A number of BJP leaders and union ministers as we speak tweeted messages with the hashtag #20thYearOfNamo.
Narendra Modi, 70, took oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat on October 7, 2001; he was elected to the state meeting on February 24, 2002.
Mr Shah has been an in depth companion and colleague of Prime Minister Modi’s even earlier than this era. He was Minister of State for House in Gujarat throughout Mr Modi’s Tenure as Chief Minister.