PM Modi shown black flags in Chennai

PM Modi shown black flags in Chennai

PM Modi shown black flags in Chennai

"There was a time when critical issue of defence preparedness was hampered by policy paralysis".

Over the last few years, we have made a humble beginning.

You need the government to grant a license to manufacture. Modi even added that we have to strengthen our social values along with the law and order in the country.

He said that his government was committed to protecting the country's territory and for this, the country would equip the armed forces with modern arms.

"Wonderful to see those more than 500 Indian companies & over 150 foreign companies are here. Dream! Dream! Dreams transform into thoughts, and thoughts result in action" - the Prime Minister said his dream was to develop the ecosystem to foster an environment of new and creative entrepreneurship in the defence manufacturing sector. I am delighted and overwhelmed to see an enthusiastic gathering in this historic region of Kanchipuram in the great state of Tamil Nadu. This is the land from where India Looked East and Acted East for thousands of years.

As Prime Minister Modi took the aerial route to commute to different venues, the protesters could not show their black flags and released black balloons instead to register their protest against him for failing to take care of interests of the people of Tamil Nadu. The Sikh Federation UK also said in a statement that the community is asking the Commonwealth countries to stop right-wing groups from turning India into a "Hindu State by 2021 run by upper class Hindus". The court had given the Centre six weeks to frame the scheme on the verdict.

The four-day-long DefExpo is being held in the outskirts of Chennai, close to the temple town of Mahabalipuram.

Chennai: Black flag demonstrations and protests marked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu to inaugurate DefExpo 2018 at Thiruvidanthai near the city, on Thursday, with opposition parties and various other organizations taking to the streets to convey their displeasure with the centre over non-constitution of the Cauvery Management Board.

Modi was received at the Chennai airport by governor Banwarilal Purohit, defence minister Nirmala Seetharaman, chief minister Edapaddi Palaniwami, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam and senior officials. The BJP took digs at Congress President Rahul Gandhi as they called the entire protest a "farce".

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