Addressing the gathering during Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial inauguration ceremony, the Prime Minister assured that justice will be served to the daughters of the country. Modi also launched the first phase of the ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme here. If he wanted he could have gone to some foreign country and could have spent a luxurious life. They now want development. "Aapka saathi agar aaj desh ka pradhanmantri hai, to woh bhi Babasaheb ki den hai (If your friend is today the country's PM, it's thanks to Ambedkar)".
The visit will be conducted under a massive security umbrella which will see the deployment of 10,000 personnel, including commandos from the elite Special Protection Group and jawans from the state's Special Task Force (STF), District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF). Modi is the first Prime Minister to visit the district. The government is duty-bound to protect your interests. "You need not pick arms and destroy your lives", he said.
"None of their chiefs is from your area". They hide safely in the jungles. His brutality did not stop here as he called his friends and asked them if they were interested in raping a child, and seven more of them joined him during the course of at least three days.
"Bijapur was labelled a backward district. If all people of the district and local administration, public representatives make an effort together then something which has not be done in the past 70 years can be achieved in a short time", he emphasised. There will be no change using the old ways. "Each district faces its own challenges, and therefore, a different strategy is required in each case", he said.
India's BJP MLA arrested for 'rape'
Meanwhile, the CBI has spoken to the rape victim and some of the witnesses and family members besides visiting the crime scene. The victim alleged that she was raped by the BJP MLA from Unnao- Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his fellow accomplices.
A newly-laid railway line between Gudum and Bhanupratappur will be commissioned through video-conferencing, the official said.
Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister was welcomed by Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to the state. "Bastar is changing now".