Zee News India ka DNA 2019 Conclave on June 20 (Wednesday) saw some of the top minds in Indian politics and business come together to discuss issues which concern the country and its people. From the political developments in Jammu and Kashmir to the state of the economy and the next Lok Sabha elections scheduled in 2019, the leaders put forth their views on a wide range of issues at the conclave being held at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi.
While the first session of the conclave had business leaders in the country shed light on issues that include digital India, farming sector and affordable housing, the second session had political leaders giving out their opinion on four years of PM Narendra Modi’s government and on their vision for the road that lies ahead.
(Complete schedule of Zee News India Ka DNA 2019 Conclave | Highlights from the first session)
20 June 2018, 20:45 PM
The people of India do feel that achhe din (good days – BJP’s slogan for 2014 Lok Sabha polls) has come, says Shah. He cites various measures taken by the Modi government.
Sonia Gandhi being active again (in Karnataka), Shah says – That is a worry for the Congress, not the BJP. She is a senior leader of the Congress party, we have no problem with her campaigning for her party, he adds.We believe in running a transparent and decisive government… we have been in power in Gujarat for 22 years… people gave us a chance in 2014 due to our tradition, says Shah.
Acknowledging that the rise of petrol and diesel prices was a concern, he says – The government is taking it seriously.
If a party has to face the elections with someone like PM Modi’s face, then contesting the polls becomes easy, says Shah.We’re not a government of slogans, we’ve shown results and BJP has given India good governance and growth, says Shah.On Karnataka elections, he says – I do not think that we lost in the state, our seats increased.I have visited 460 districts of this country, I meet people regularly, every section of the society wants PM Modi to come back to power in 2019, says Shah. Talking about BJP initiative ‘Sampark for Samarthan’, Shah says – By October 2018 end our leaders will go to almost 12 crore people in the country and connect with them.