Udayavni Special

People of Amethi elected me as their ‘Didi’, not as an MP: Irani

Team Udayavani, Jul 6, 2019, 6:15 PM IST

Amethi: Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani Saturday said people of the constituency elected her as their ‘Didi’ (elder sister) and not an MP, while underlining her resolve to do the best for the region.

She also claimed that she brought projects worth Rs 50 crore for the development of Amethi.

“Amethi has not elected me as an MP, but as their ‘Didi’ (elder sister). Amethi is my home and I will always safeguard its respect,” she said.

The Women and Child Development minister was speaking at a programme in Jagdishpur area here.

Talking about the importance of girls education, she said, “Families should educate their girls. This will strengthen the house and society.”

Irani announced that every development block in the constituency will have a fire station to curb incidents of fire and that such stations will be built using MPLAD funds along with assistance from the Uttar Pradesh government.

The BJP leader laid the foundation of Rajkiye Kanya Mahavidyalaya and a fire station building. She also inaugurated 26 health centres.

Giving a stern message to the police regarding safety of women, she said, “Safety and honour of women is the biggest responsibility of the police administration. Stringent action should be initiated against any person who tries to play with the safety of women and their honour. I am saying this as an MP to the superintendents of police.”

The Amethi MP also participated in a mass marriage ceremony of 21 couples.
Irani defeated former Congress president Rahul Gandhi from his bastion of Amethi by a margin of over 55,000 votes, in a major setback for the grand old party, in the recent Lok Sabha polls.

Top News

CT Ravi demands reopening of hotels

Govt extends validity of vehicle documents till July 31

Covid 19: Five new cases confirmed in Udupi, total 23 cases today

Covid 19: K’taka tally rises to 2089

Travellers shall give 14-day quarantine undertaking before boarding: Health min on intl arrivals

States should ensure thermal screening at departure point of airports, stations: Health min

It was wrong to impose lockdown suddenly: Thackeray

Related Articles More

Mayawati a ‘Twitter behanji’ and ‘undeclared spokesperson of BJP’: Congress

Gen Rawat starts contributing Rs 50K/month to PM CARES; to continue for 1 yr

COVID-19: Woman dies, 53 new cases reported in Kerala

Govt extends validity of vehicle documents till July 31

People more worried about economic crisis than Covid-19, says study


Tragedy and chaos: Former MIA director recalls Mangalore Air Crash

Lockdown relaxation: Long queues outside liquor stores in Mangaluru

Indian Coast Guard thank Covid-19 warriors

#WeFeed – Feeding stray animals during lockdown!

Mysuru-origin doctor honoured with parade for her service in treating COVID-19 patients in US

Latest Additions

Trump says he has finished taking hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 therapy

COVID-19 effect: US likely to ban travel from hard-hit Brazil

IHCL to provide meals to healthcare providers, migrant workers in B’luru for another month

CT Ravi demands reopening of hotels

Cop tests Covid +ve; Vittal police station sanitised, sealed down for 48 hours

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.