PM Narendra Modi says ‘false narratives’ are being weaved against govt

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that “false narratives” about his government are being spread as part of a ”big conspiracy” to create political instability in the country, and asked BJP members to spread awareness regarding them among the people.

Speaking on the occasion of his party’s 41st foundation day, PM Modi said blatant lies like farmers’ land will be seized, citizenship of some people will be revoked, the reservation will be scrapped or the Constitution will be changed are spread by certain individuals and organisations.

These false narratives have been spread over his government’s measures like farm laws, Citizenship (Amendment) Act and labour laws, he said.

“Deliberate politics is behind it. It is a very big conspiracy and its aims is to trigger political instability in the country by creating misconceptions and stoking imaginary fears,” he said, telling BJP members about this “serious challenge”.

Continuing his attack on the opposition parties, the PM said, ” If BJP wins polls, it’s called ‘poll winning machine’, but if others win, there’s appreciation. People who say we’re a ‘poll-winning machine’ don’t understand India’s Constitution. Truth is that BJP is not ‘poll winning machine’, but a movement that connects with people.”

The Prime Minister cited a number of welfare measures brought in by his government to make his point.

Reiterating the ‘Nation First’ mantra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always worked on the idea of “the party is bigger than the individual and the nation is bigger than the party”.

“The BJP has always worked on the mantra of the party is bigger than the individual and the nation is bigger than the party,” PM Modi said while addressing party workers on BJP`s 41st Sthapna Diwas (Foundation Day).

“This tradition has continued since Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee and runs till date,” the Prime Minister added.

PM Narendra Modi also lauded the contribution of stalwarts Lal Krishna Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi in shaping and expanding the party. He went on to say that our government has fulfilled Syama Prasad Mookerjee`s vision (of one India) by scrapping Article 370 and giving Kashmir the Constitutional right.

PM Modi was virtually addressing the party workers across the country on the occasion of BJP`s 41st “Sthapana Diwas”. The BJP evolved from the Bharatiya Jana Sangh which was founded by Syama Prasad Mookherjee in 1951. Later Jana Sangh was merged with several parties in 1977 to form the Janata Party.

In 1980, the National Executive Council of the Janata Party banned its members from being dual members of the party and the RSS. Forcing the former Jana Sangh members to leave the party and float a new political outfit. Consequently, the BJP came into existence on April 6, 1980.