Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the present day slammed corruption and dynasticism, saying these are the dual evils that India is going through and should struggle to beat. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Pink Fort on 76th Independence Day, he mentioned nepotism is hollowing out the nation’s establishments and is resulting in corruption in lots of circumstances.
“Corruption is damaging country like termite. The country will have to fight it… We have to weed out corruption,” he mentioned, shaking a fist.
India, he mentioned, must be alert in opposition to the corrupt in addition to corruption.
“We need to come together as a society to punish those who have propagated evil of corruption. We are making efforts to seize properties of people who have fled the country. I request you all to help me fight corruption,” he mentioned.
Echoing the BJP’s battle cry throughout elections — “Bhai-Bhatijabaad, parivarvaad” — he mentioned, “bhai-bhatijawad, pariwarwad (focus on dynasty and family) is not just confined to politics”.
“The shadow of parivarvaad lies on several institutions. Our many institutions affected by family rule, it harms our talent, nation’s capabilities and gives rise to corruption… We have to develop an intolerance for this to save institutions. The welfare of the family has nothing to do with the welfare of the nation. Let’s cleanse India’s politics and institutions from the shackles of parivaarwad,” he mentioned.
“We need to discourage this in institutions, in sports. We need to start a revolution against it. This is our social responsibility. We need transparency,” he mentioned.
Dynastic politics has been one in every of BJP’s greatest expenses in opposition to the Congress. Phrases like “bhai-bhatijawaad” and “bua-bhatija”had been liberally employed in opposition to the Samajwadi Celebration when it had an alliance with Mayawati.
Earlier this 12 months, after a string of state elections, PM Modi had mentioned it was his resolution to not area youngsters of BJP MPs.
“Several MPs and party leaders were seeking tickets in the recently concluded elections for their children and many of them were denied. BJP MPs’ children did not get tickets to contest because that comes under dynastic politics. They did not get tickets because of me,” PM Modi had mentioned after the get together’s victory in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Goa.