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Nagaland BJP celebrates Modi’s birthday

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 11:18 pm
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Temjen Imna Along cuts a cake on the occasion of Narendra Modi’s 70th birthday in Kohima on Thursday.

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Kohima, Sep. 17 (EMN):
Nagaland unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated the 70th birth anniversary of the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, by organising a programme at the state capital, Kohima, on September 17.

Speaking on the occasion, state BJP president Temjen Imna Along said that it is the only time in the history of the nation that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried and is trying to bring the whole nation into one. He said that the PM is trying to win the hearts of the citizens, farmers, children, and poor of the poorest of this nation including the state of Nagaland.

“With BJP at the helm of affairs, we have leader in the form of Narendra Modi of whom we are immensely proud and humble that he is the leader,” Along said.

The president reiterated that togetherness and collective responsibility is their goal and to win the trust of the people of the state and the people of the nation is the party’s motto. He added that BJP is not a party that only thinks of politicking but also good governance as well.

On the occasion, the president called upon the party workers to be a leader, who serves the people for 24 hours. He challenged them to be a leader, who knows the problems of the poorest of the poor; a leader, who gives to the needy; a leader, whose attitude is humility and services.

He informed that the party’s membership has increased from about 47,000 to more than 3, 65, 000 members out of the total 11, 60,000 voters in the state by becoming one of the single largest parties in Nagaland. He thanked the people for reposing their trust in the party.

The general secretary of state ST Morcha, Lovili Swu, gave a short biography of Modi. She said that Modi was born on September 17, 1950, in Vadnagar, Gujarat, to a lower-middle-class family of grocers. Modi was sworn-in as India’s Prime Minister on May 30, 2019, for the second term.

Swu also highlighted some of the schemes that were launched during his tenure.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 11:18:27 pm