We have bridged the gap of 6 decades in just 6 years: JP Nadda


GUWAHATI: Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, the nation has bridged the gap of 6 decades in just 6 years, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda said while addressing the Assam Jan Samvad virtual rally on Tuesday in Guwahati.

In the beginning of his address Nadda paid tribute to 20 Indian Army bravehearts who lost their lives in the violent clash with the Chinese military during last week’s face-off in Ladakh.

Nadda said that this year is a marked by great achievements and has also exhibited how the country could fight the Covid-19 battle in the “best possible manner”.

“When lockdown was imposed, we all thought about how will activities of the party go on? how will we serve crores of people? Will party also undergo a lockdown? But I’m happy that party used digital medium to encourage lakhs of workers to serve crores of people,” the BJP president said.

He deliberated the success of the government in handling the COPVID-19 crisis in the country, “At the beginning of the crisis, we were not producing PPE kits but now over 4 lakh PPE kits are being produced daily. Covid-19 cases were doubling in three days earlier, now the doubling rate is around 17 days. Previously, we could test only 1,500 samples in a day which has gone up to 1.5 lakh daily.”

He also outlined the success of BJP in dealing with insurgency in Northeast including signing of Bodo Peace Accord.