Union Interior Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “has increased the value” of Indian passports abroad. The BJP was convinced that India would grow into a five trillion dollar economy by 2024, he said, speaking to party workers in the Taleigao Assembly constituency during a visit to a day in Goa.
The whole world has changed the way India looks. Goa is a region of sailors. Ask them (sailors), earlier when they showed an Indian passport (outside the country) what the reaction was, and what the reaction is now, Shah said. “Now after seeing an Indian passport there is a smile on the face of the officer from any foreign country and they say ‘you are from the land of Modi’,” he added.
Modi increased the value of the Indian passport and this was possible because the BJP won the majority (in the general election), “the Union Home Secretary added. He called on Goans to give a full mandate. to the ruling BJP in next year’s Assembly elections. too.
Listing the achievements of the Modi government, such as providing toilets to ten million households, Shah said before asking for another mandate from the people (in 2024), the government will achieve the goal of providing 100% connectivity to tap water. Goa will be the first state in the country to have tap water in every household, he said.
India’s ranking did not increase after the Vajpayee government. He was in eleventh position. But Modi got him between fourth and fifth position. I am confident that we will fulfill the dream of becoming a five trillion dollar economy by 2024, Shah said.
(Edited by : Aditi Gautam)
First publication: STI