Our education apparatus can't be one that produces robots. That can happen in laboratory. There has to be overall personality development.
Hindu philosophy was one of the greatest beneficiaries of the advent and the teachings of the Lord Buddha. I revere Buddha as a reformer of not only Hinduism but also the world, who has given all of us a new world view and vision which is critical for the survival of all of us and the entire world.
I am not doing any favour, only performing a duty; this victory is a result of struggle of five generations.
We do not need committees but we need commitment. The nation is already reeling under the burden of several committees formed in the last decade.
India wants to help Nepal build highways (H), information highways (I) and transways - transmission lines (T).
Last year I spoke about Clean India and open defecation, it was criticised then but that has been the main point with which the government has touched the lives of the people.
I am confident that Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana will open the doors of good politics.
Firmly believe that terrorism, in any shape or form, is against humanity. There should be zero tolerance towards terrorism.
Until we resolve to stand up & walk, we won't find people to show us directions...I am confident that 125 crore Indians are capable to walk and will keep walking always.
My focus is not merely a beautiful city, but a city that's made beautiful on the parameters of good health and cleanliness
As India will complete 75 years of Independence in the year 2022, let's work towards Surajya & a nation where every section of society is developed.
My government is working for the common man. Our priority is the poor of the country. We want good governance through a dynamic and seamless government.
Secularism is not only in our constitution but also in our veins. We worship Mother Nature too. We believe that the world is our family.
They are fighting for the chair while I am fighting for your happiness.
We need to make India capable, prosperous.
I come from a land where the idea of the whole world being one family is rooted in our ethos 'vasudhaiva kutumbakam'.
This is an election of hope. It is bringing a new trust. These elections will give new strength to the nation.
People must understand the Clean Ganga program, as an economic activity also. The Gangetic plains account for 40% of our population. They have over one hundred towns, and thousands of villages.
A son of a poor man is standing in front of you today. This is the strength of a democracy.
Allocating budgets will not suffice. We need to make focused efforts at developing the tribal belt of Gujarat
Bringing 17 crore people to the doors of the bank is a huge task and I commend all the bank officials for the same. It is not difficult to open a bank branch, it is difficult to get 17 crore people to open bank accounts.
The work to eradicate corruption must begin from the top. It is spread like termite in our country. We have to work at all levels to eradicate corruption
Do you share my belief in Swami Vivekananda's dream that India will be a Jagad Guru once again? I see no reason for India to be left behind.
If the 21st Century is the era of knowledge and of knowledgeable human-force, then, to extol this force, Gujarat must form a strong bond with books.
I'm confident that it is with the strength of the poor that India will move forward.
We are committed to achieving the fiscal deficit target announced in the budget.
A national festival is an occasion to refine and rebuild the national character.
Let us think about 'zero-defect and zero effect'. Zero defect in production with no adverse effect on the environment.
Indians invest more in Britain than in the rest of European Union combined. It is not because they want to save on interpretation costs, but because they find an environment that is welcoming and familiar.
Our diversity is not something that is on paper. It is the manifestation of our strength. It is not only our identity but also our tradition.