Mr Modi continued his attack on Mr Gandhi for disrespecting Sardar Patel while addressing at an event organised in Amul at Anand.
Prime Minister Modi said he really doesn’t care if opponent abuses him but one should not mock and scorn the great personalities like Sardar Patel. He referred to the statement made by Mr Gandhi for the statue of Unity which would be inaugurated on October 31.
Mr Gandhi called ‘Statue of Unity’ is ‘Made in China’.
Mr Modi visited Gujarat to inaugurate a host of development projects in Anand, Khatraj and Anjar, and Gandhi Museum at Alfred High School in Rajkot. He even inaugurated various Amul Projects of Rs 533 crore premium-chocolate plant with a capacity of 1,000 tonnes per month.
Mr Modi recalled the contributions made by Sardar Patel and said “Sardar saheb sowed the seed for a third economic model — controlled neither by government nor capitalists. Instead, it was created with the cooperation of farmers and people and everybody was a part of it. This is one viable alternative to socialism and capitalism,”
Modi even inaugurated an ice cream plant of Vidya Diary of worth Rs 20 crore and nutritional food plant of worth Rs 8 crore which would be the centre of excellence in food processing of the Anand Agriculture University.
Modi then visited Anjar in Kutch district and inaugurated the Mundra LNG Terminal, Anjar-Mundra and the Palanpur-Pali-Barmer gas transmission projects of total worth Rs 6,216 crore.
He addressed the gathering and said power supply from Kutch would spur the gas-based economy in Rajasthan and Punjab.
Mr Modi shared about the contribution made by his government in the development of the country and said that his government provided gas connection to 10 crore families in last four years whereas in last 60 years only 13 crore families had got access to it.
Mr Modi then inaugurated Gandhi Museum at Alfred High School in Rajkot and addressed the gathering. He credited Father of the Nation for the achievement of UN’s ‘Champions of the Earth’ award and said it was he who deserved it.
Mr Modi embraced and appreciated the commitment of Bapu for cleanliness and said that Cleanliness was the priority of Gandhi’s life and he always shared that if he had to choose between cleanliness and freedom, he would opt for the first one.
Mr Modi added the achievement to facilitate the sanitation access to 95 per cent people which was stalled at 35 per cent in 2014.