A day forward of the outcomes in 5 states, Union Minister Piyush Goyal predicted that the BJP will win each Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan meeting elections and went on to say that the saffron get together will get a thumping majority in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
“Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan we are winning both comfortably,” the Union Minister mentioned in a dialog with Community18 editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi on the 19th version of the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) on Saturday.
Goyal mentioned that the BJP will comfortably win the Lok Sabha election with a clear sweep in the North and North Western states of the nation.
“I am saying 330+ (seats). Chances are that the North and North Western belt will give us a clean sweep. We will be looking at 80, at least not less than 77, in Uttar Pradesh. Yogi Aadityanath has brought back sanity in that State” he mentioned.
He additional mentioned that the BJP can even acquire seats in opposition-ruled states together with Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Karnataka in the 2024 elections.
“We will repeat our performance in Chhattisgarh with 10-11 seats. In West Bengal, we will go up to 20. There will be a clean sweep in Karnataka. In Maharashtra too, we will bring 27/28 by ourselves,” the minister added.
Speaking on the opposition INDIA bloc, Piyush Goyal mentioned there was a critical erosion of belief among the many opposition events.
“What will the regional leaders add to the seats outside their own regions? There is a serious erosion of trust. The country wants a decisive leader who delivers, who commits to make us the third largest economy in two years,” he mentioned.
On the query of whether or not Rahul Gandhi’s notion had improved after the Bharat Jodo Yatra, he mentioned that the BJP ought to acknowledge the victory of the Congress in a number of States.
“Every election is a standalone election. We have to give them the state they won. But at the National stage, the way the country has progressed in the last 10 years, empowerment of the common man has taken place. The aspirations of the common man have changed,” he mentioned, including that the BJP has not discriminated anybody whereas empowering individuals.
Responding to the query on the freebie tradition launched in a number of states, he mentioned, “The PM believes that we should empower people. All our programs focus on saturation. Now, the culture of quality has seeped in. Within a few years, our per capita income will become $20,000.”
On the latest row over allegations in opposition to India relating to the killing of Canada-based militant Hardeep Singh Nijjar and the alleged ‘failed plot’ to kill designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Goyal mentioned the “the allegations are baseless.”
“We go by the rules of international diplomacy. Nobody can imagine government-sponsored activities like these. Whoever is responsible should be brought to the books. I can assure you that the government of India doesn’t do these things. There were much bigger fish we would have gone behind, if we were to do something like this,” he mentioned.
The Union Minister additionally mentioned that it’ll take India one other seven years to double its financial system. “It won’t take more than 25 years to become 35 trillion dollars economy,” he added.
Goyal additionally spoke about Tesla and its potential entry into India, the place he mentioned that firms like Tesla can’t miss the bus when it comes to India’s enormous home market.
“Be it Tata or Mahindra – electric cars are coming in a big way. In the next 7 years, I see all electric cars will be sold in India, Tesla wouldn’t like to miss the bus. We are well on track. Tesla will want our large domestic market,” he additional added.
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