Govt working to boost rural economy, says President Ram Nath Kovind
Monday, February 17, 2020, 9:18 PM
NDA government is taking several steps to strengthen the rural economy and it has announced to spend Rs 25-lakh-crore on the agriculture sector across the country, President Ram Nath Kovind said. Kovind was speaking here after laying the foundation stone of various works and inaugurating some developmental projects of the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu through remote control.
CAA Passed To Fulfil Bapu's Wishes, Says President. Opposition Erupts
Saturday, February 1, 2020, 7:52 AM
Prolonged applause by the ruling BJP competed with cries of "shame" by opposition members in parliament as President Ram Nath Kovind today praised the controversial citizenship law that has provoked protests across the country. As President Kovind addressed the joint sitting of parliament, customary at the start of the Budget session, the opposition expressed its protest by avoiding the front benches.
CAA historic law: President Ram Nath Kovind
Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:38 PM
President Ram Nath Kovind hailed the contentious CAA as "historic" in his address to joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, prompting protests by some opposition members. He also said that debate and discussion on any issue strengthens democracy while violence during protests weaken it. "The CAA is a historic law. It has fulfilled wishes of our founding fathers including Mahatma Gandhi," he said.