Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the ‘Vijaya Sankalp Sabha’ in Hyderabad on Sunday, July 3, 2022. (Image: PTI)
Hyderabad: Amid demands by several BJP leaders to rename Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing party workers at a meeting of the BJP National Executive on Sunday, referred to Telangana’s capital as Bhagyanagar, Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday.
The BJP leader was speaking at a press conference after a meeting of the BJP national executive in Hyderabad.
“Prime Minister Modi said that Hyderabad is Bhagyanagar which is important for all of us. Sardar Patel laid the foundation of a united India and now it is the responsibility of the BJP to take it forward, ”said Ravi Shankar Prasad. He also clarified that now the party’s thinking process will be from appeasement to perfection.
“In states where they (party workers) are suffering immensely and yet they are adamant on their ideology,” he said.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting moved to another day on Sunday, with the main focus being on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech and the party’s political resolution, which is expected to be passed unanimously.
The political resolution tabled by Home Minister Amit Shah at the National Executive meeting in Hyderabad confirmed that India would emerge as a “world leader” in the next two to three decades.
Shah, who has taken several steps to address the long-awaited problems of the northeastern states, said on Sunday that the BJP had found a “permanent address” in the region. He also said that the region would have no problems in the near future and all the problems would be solved by 2024.
The Home Minister made this remark while speaking on a political resolution at a meeting of the BJP National Executive.
Notably, in March, the Center had removed AFPSA from 15 police station areas in seven districts of Nagaland, 15 police station areas in six districts of Manipur and 23 districts in total and one district in Assam.
The governments of Assam and Meghalaya signed a landmark agreement in the national capital in March this year to resolve their 50-year-old pending border dispute. The agreement was signed between Assam and Meghalaya on January 31, two months after the chief ministers of the two states submitted a draft to Amit Shah for scrutiny and consideration by the MHA.
Speaking on Shah’s speech, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma briefed the media, saying, “We had a trip to the North East and the Home Minister told us that he was happy to have a permanent address now. Northeast and we’re not going anywhere.
Asked what Amit Shah had said about the non-implementation of the Citizenship Reforms Act, the Assam Chief Minister said that the delay was due to opposition objections to the reforms introduced by the government, however, the government was committed to it. Implementation of CAA.
“As you know, the Opposition is objecting to many reforms of the Modi government, including the CAA. There has been a delay but we are committed to implementing the CAA and rules will be made, ”Sarma said.
Giving information about the BJP’s plan to solve the problems in the northeastern region, Sarma said, “Amit Shah spoke about the BJP’s journey to the northeast and the development after the arrival of the Modi government in 2014. We also discussed. How AFSPA has been removed from about 60 per cent of the Northeast … He also said that by 2024, there will be no more fault lines in the Northeast and all the problems will be solved.
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