PM Modi on Arvind Kejriwal’s Arrest

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PM Modi on Arvind Kejriwal’s Arrest:

    • PM Modi commented on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest, expressing hope that it would not set a precedent in Indian democracy.
    • He criticized Kejriwal, suggesting that unlike other politicians, Kejriwal lacked morals to the extent that led to his arrest.
  • Background of Kejriwal’s Arrest:
    • Arvind Kejriwal, the sitting chief minister and AAP founder, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the Delhi excise policy case on March 21 and subsequently moved to Tihar Jail.
  • PM Modi’s Views on Employment:
    • During BJP’s 10-year regime, significant opportunities were created across public, private sectors, and entrepreneurship.
    • Modi claimed a reduction in unemployment rate from 6% to 3.2%.
    • Over 8 crore new businesses initiated with Mudra; labor force participation increased from 49.8% to 57.9%.
    • The gig economy now employs lakhs of youth.
    • Modi highlighted his regular attendance at Rozgar Melas, where recruitment letters are given to lakhs of youth.
  • PM Modi on BJP’s Prospects in South India:
    • Modi expressed optimism about BJP’s chances in South India, noting unprecedented acceptance and affection from the people there.
    • He criticized Congress and its alliances, stating that people in South India are turning to BJP as a credible alternative due to corruption, misgovernance, divisiveness, and vote bank politics observed in opposition regimes.
  • PM Modi on Political Reforms: (These areas are important for exam!)
    • Modi discussed the “One Nation, One Poll” initiative, which aims to save time, effort, and resources by synchronizing election schedules across the country.
    • He mentioned that a high-level committee has submitted a report to President Droupadi Murmu and assured that concrete steps will be taken in BJP’s third term.
    • He also reaffirmed BJP’s commitment to implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), stressing the need for equal progress of all communities under constitutional norms without appeasement.

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