PM Narendra Modi addressed Loksabha on motion of thanks to President’s address. He mocked congress for seeing SEVA in SCAM. He also made fun of UPA Government by reminding that In 2014 elections, one party was campaigning on whether they would give 9 or 12 cylinders. But after coming to power, we asked people whether they were willing to give up subsidy. So many people gave up subsidy.
Modi claimed that his government is for the poor. He said that his fight is for the poor and giving the poor their due and that his fight will continue.
He highlighted the work done by the government like Swachh Bharat, the decision on demonetization, actions against corruption and black money. He claimed “22 lakh 27 thousand houses were constructed in one year… We have successfully helped install 21,000 crore LEDs, saving public’s Rs 11,000 crore…We have achieved 100% urea neem coating and Rs 7,633 crore leakage in social programs has been stopped by us.
Modi also highlighted Crop insurance scheme. He asked “such scheme was in existence earlier also, but farmers didn’t want to avail it; It didn’t secure the rights of farmers. Why was it that there were crop insurance schemes earlier but farmers were not keen to avail the benefits?