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Modi government will come to power again in 2019 LS polls: Irani

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sunday said under the leadership of Narendra Modi, the BJP will make "lotus bloom" and the party-led government will come to power again in the 2019 elections.

Addressing the BJP's 'Mahila Hunkar Rally' here, Irani asked party's women workers to reach out to people at booth-level with the message of the Modi government's holistic development and women power seeking their support in the

"We all resolve that under the leadership of Narendra Modi, we will make lotus bloom with the message of holistic development and women power and the BJP-led NDA government, which is dedicated towards development, is again formed (in 2019)," the said.

The 'Hunkar Rally' was organised by the women cell of the BJP at of the 'Nirbhaya' gang rape case. It was attended by several leaders, including

Speaking at the event, Tiwari hit out at the for its alleged "failure" to provide protection to women.

"The has failed to fulfil its pre-poll promises. It has failed to deploy marshals in buses to ensure safety of women passengers.

"The government has also failed to install CCTV cameras across the city," Tiwari said.

MP listed the Modi government's schemes for women, saying that the BJP dispensation has given respect to women by their inclusion in its various scheme.

The 23-year-old paramedical student was gang-raped on December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi, and later died in a hospital.

The incident triggered outrage and protests across the country, and she subsequently came to be known as 'Nirbhaya', the fearless.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, December 16 2018. 17:35 IST