Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated development works of more than Rs 80 crore and the Khukri museum at Diu in Gujarat. He added that “Achhe din abhi aur bhi achhe hone wale hain”.
He addressed a public meeting in the presence of State Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi, Union Territory (Daman and Diu) Administrator Praful Patel and State Revenue Minister Rajendra Trivedi.
Shah said in his address, ‘I have come to Diu for the first time after becoming the Home Minister. Today, for the first time, the meeting of the Chief Ministers of Western states was held in Diu. They went back happy with so much appreciation for the arrangements made by Praful Patel. Earlier when development projects were being disbursed, only a small amount would reach from Delhi to Diu and other Union Territories. Now Praful Patel has given impetus to development here.
“The world celebrates Ocean Day on June 8, raising awareness about marine life, cleaning up islands and eliminating single-use plastics. It was discussed all over the world. We have already done this in Diu, which is the only region that runs entirely on solar power,” he said.
“The Khukri Museum will be a center of attraction for all those who love the land of India. Without vision development is not possible. Praful Patel implemented the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Diu, Dadra and Silvassa. I urge my young friends and students to visit this museum and understand the history of Khukri.
The cable car facility from Diu to Ghogha was inaugurated on Saturday at a cost of Rs 40 crore.
With the construction of a public plaza outside the Diu Fort at a cost of Rs 5 crore, work has started on the Smart City Mission at a cost of Rs 8 crore.
Redevelopment of Pani Kotha, redevelopment of a bus terminal and construction of a beautiful monument at both the entrances of Diu were inaugurated. Therefore, seven welfare schemes were launched on Saturday at a cost of Rs 80 crore.
The Union Home Minister said, “The Khukri Memorial, which is being unveiled here today, is a tribute to the soldiers of our Army who laid down their lives for the country. My advice to the youth and students is to visit this museum to Khukri. understand the history of
Shah said, ‘Modi ji’s government has completed eight years recently. I come to you today as a close observer of the government, first five years as party president and three years as cabinet minister. I have closely observed the hard work of PM Narendra Modi in the last eight years. I have had the opportunity to take a closer look at his plan and vision, which not only India But the whole world is shocked.”
“In eight years, he (Modi) has worked to restore India’s prestige in the world. The Prime Minister used technology in such a way that 130 crore people get vaccines and certificates without any hassle. In future also in the event of such an epidemic, one liter of oxygen will not have to be imported. Today we have provided so much facility and support to the athletes that we will soon be among the top five countries to qualify for the Olympics.
The Union Home Minister said that 2,59,200 people in this union territory get five kg of free food grains every month through the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.
He said that PM Modi has helped lakhs of people in the country to raise their standard of living with houses, toilets, electricity, food etc.
Shah said, ‘In the previous Congress-led government, the country used to make indigenous guns, today Modi ji has started making missiles in the country.
Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, the Union Home Minister said: “Rahul Baba used to criticize PM Narendra Modi. That’s why I want to ask him that you have ruled the country for 60 years. If you had worked for four generations, why don’t the poor remember providing electricity, food grains or homes? Congress has done the work of eradicating the poor in the name of poverty alleviation and Narendra Modi has worked to eradicate poverty.
Shah praised Praful Patel, the administrator of Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Silvassa.