Uttarakhand Elections 2017 Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi addresses rally in Srinagar; Top highlights

Ahead of upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Srinagar. Here's what he said.

Days after addressing a rally in Haridwar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Srinagar district of Uttarakhand ahead of upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly elections. Meanwhile, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a public gathering in Haridwar.

Here’s what the Prime minister said during the rally:

1:20 PM: But I have the blessings of 1.25 crore people of India and hence this chai-wala is able to fight these people (who looted the country).

1:15 PM: For 70-years these powerful people looted the nation, they think what can this chai wala do? They are very powerful people.

1:08 PM: Congress didn’t even note difficulties our ex-servicemen faced. They made a joke out of OROP, it was implemented once we assumed office.

1:05 PM: Some still haven’t come to senses after Demonetisations, they can say things, call me names but I don’t mind I will fight & work for poor.

1:00 PM: Times have changed, the government in the national capital has changed. Indian soldiers will no more tolerate attacks but will now reciprocate.

12: 58 PM: Before Pakistan could question the surgical strike, people in our country started raising questions. Why do our politicians need a proof of our army’s valour?

12:55 PM: We want Uttarakhand to be connected with the entire country with all-weather roads. We have allotted Rs. 12,000 crore for Char Dham.

12:50 PM: Would like to prioritise every aspect of development in the state. You have elected me to run the central government I will not disappoint you.

12:40 PM: Why did Congress oppose the creation of Uttarakhand as a state? Those who cannot think well of the people here, how can they govern?

12:35 PM: Samajwadi party & Congress ruined Uttarakhand. They played with aspirations of people here.

12:30 PM: Atal ji created three states – Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand & Uttarakhand. Both Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand have progressed under BJP govts