India fastest growing economy in the world: PM Modi
New Delhi, March 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the success of India’s democracy and its institutions is hurting some people and hence they are attacking it. Democracy in the country.
At the India Today Conclave, he said that when the country is full of confidence and determination and intellectuals of the world are optimistic about India, then there are talks of pessimism, showing the country in the wrong way and hurting the morale of the country.
Modi said without naming anyone, it is a tradition to apply black tika when some auspicious work is happening, so when so many auspicious things are happening, some people have taken the responsibility of applying this black tika.
His remarks come amid a political slugfest over Gandhi’s remarks made during his recent visit to the UK, with the BJP accusing him of defaming India on foreign soil and seeking foreign intervention.
Modi said that India has shown the world that democracy can deliver.
“The success of India’s democracy and its institutions is hurting some people and so they are attacking it,” he said. Modi said he was confident that the country would move forward to fulfill its objectives despite such attacks.
Taking a dig at the opposition, Modi said scams used to make headlines earlier but now there are reports of “corrupt” joining hands to take action against them.
Modi said the world is saying that this is India’s moment and this has been possible because of the change in promise and performance in the country.
The Prime Minister said that all governments work to the best of their ability and get results, but his government wants new results and works at a different pace and scale.
“Today India is the fastest growing economy in the world, it is the number one smartphone data consumer, it is the second largest mobile manufacturer and it has the third largest startup ecosystem,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that the world’s leading economists, analysts and thinkers are saying in one voice that this is India’s moment.