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From seeker, India now a solution-giver: President Droupadi Murmu

Describing Modi govt as 'decisive', she highlights its achievements - from infra ramp-up to digital boost

From seeker, India now a solution-giver: President Droupadi Murmu
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President Droupadi Murmu, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, proceeds to address Parliament on the opening day of the Budget session on Tuesday (PHOTO: PTI)

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Describing the government as “decisive” where no policy paralysis slowed decision-making, President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday said the Amrit Kaal -- 25 years towards the centenary of India’s independence -- was around the corner when India would see “no poverty and a happy and satisfied middle class”. 

Almost all the metrics cited by the President compared the period 2004-2009 with 2014-2022: The first when the Congress-led coalition was in power and the second when the Narendra Modi-led coalition was in power. There was no mention of the earlier Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, which was led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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First Published: Jan 31 2023 | 7:33 PM IST

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