NEW DELHI :
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the poll results in Bihar and other by-elections across the country have made it clear that people will now support only those who work honestly for development. The Prime Minister also hit out at family-run parties saying that they are biggest threat to democracy and rued that even a national party had fallen prey to it.
Addressing party workers at a felicitation function after the BJP’s victory in Bihar elections and various by-polls, he asserted that the only mantra for his party’s victory was “Sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas”. “People have decided that development alone will be basis of national politics in 21st century,” he said. Modi also said that those who cannot fight the BJP democratically have resorted to murdering the party’s workers. “This killing game cannot work in democracy,” he said. Lauding the people of the country for reposing their faith in the BJP, the Prime Minister also thanked and praised the Election Commission, security forces and administration for peaceful and successful conduct of elections.
These poll results have broadened the outcome of Lok Sabha elections, the Prime Minister said referring to BJP’s success in polls and by-polls across the country. “BJP is the only national party in which poor, Dalits, deprived see their representation; only BJP understands need of every section, region. The poll results have endorsed the way we have tackled COVID-19 pandemic,” he said. Modi also said that women across the country are the ‘Silent voters’ which support the BJP.