Culture of taking everyone along makes India different from others: Modi

Modi, Chouhan meet Da’i al-Mutlaq of Dawoodi Bohra community
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the culture of taking everyone along makes India different from all other countries.
“We are proud of our past, we believe in our present and are confident of our bright future," Mr Modi said addressing a gathering of the Dawoodi Bohra community during  Ashara Mubaraka, the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Husain.
Mr Modi said Imam Husain always stood against injustice and attained martyrdom for keeping peace and justice. His teachings are still relevant today, he said.
Appreciating the work done by Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, he said love and dedication towards the nation are the hallmarks of his teachings.
Highlighting the contributions of the Dawoodi Bohra community, he said the community has always played a key role in India’s progress and growth story. He expressed the hope that community will continue their great work of spreading the strength of India’s culture throughout the world.
Applauding the various social initiatives carried out by the Dawoodi Bohra community, Mr Modi said efforts were also being made by the government to ensure improved living standards for citizens, especially the poor and needy.
In this context, he mentioned the various development-oriented initiatives of the Government like Ayushman Bharat, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Pradhan Mantri Awaaz Yojana. He mentioned that these initiatives are changing the lives of ordinary people.
He congratulated the people of Indore for taking the mission of Swacchh Bharat forward. ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa' scheme will be launched tomorrow and he urged the citizens to actively participate in this grand Swacchhta mission.
Talking about the honesty shown by the Bohra community in business, Mr Modi said the government encourages honest businessmen and workers through GST and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. The Indian economy is growing and New India is on the horizon.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present on the occasion.  Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin earlier praised the Prime Minister for his "exemplary work and wished him success for his work for the country.

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