Responding to wishes on the social media in the wake of third anniversary of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s victory in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government was committed to build the new India through a ‘reform to transform’ approach.
In a response to a congratulatory message on the completion of three years in the government, the Prime Minister tweeted, ‘Thanks for your wishes. Through a ‘reform to transform’ approach we are committed to building a new India’. Further, thanking people for their constant support, he said, strength to run the country is derived from the skills and talents of 125 crore people in it. One follower appreciated that the government was thinking of doubling the income of farmers. To this, the PM replied, ‘Our farmers are the ‘Annadatas’. When our farmers prosper, India will prosper.’ Replying to a follower, who lauded government’s foreign policy, the prime minister said, ”India First’ is the foreign policy of the government, be it trade or cultural spheres, we want to increase our engagement with the world.’ It was on May 16, 2014, when the results of the Lok Sabha polls were declared, giving the BJP a massive victory whereas Modi was sworn-in as the prime minister on May 26, 2014. The Rediff.com : 17th. May,17