Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:12 pm
By Daniels Ekugo
India, the biggest democracy in the world, is conducting its general election 2019. About 900 million people will be participating in this mega festival of democracy. There will be about a million polling booths across the country where people will use their fundamental rights to elect the next government. Election Commission, an autonomous constitutional body will manage this complex election process in the most transparent, free and fair manner.
The Indians living outside India are also exuberant and connected back to their country of origin for this democratic process. Indian community, living across the globe in hundreds of countries, is in itself a big constituency and current government, in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister of External Affairs Ms Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State External Affairs Mr VK Singh, has excellently connected with them.
The current dispensation has been agile in their delivery right from the first day and made Indians living abroad a proud community. On the foreign relationship front this government has made tremendous progress in making meaningful win-win relationship with many countries. Last India Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) was a ground breaking which was attended by all 54 countries on the continent, is a testimony of commitment of this government under PM Modi. There are numerous such examples.
One of the main features of this government has been speed of delivery of infrastructure projects related to Road, Power, Railway and Space. ‘Swachh Bharat Mission- Sanitation Project’ has been a cornerstone of being the biggest cultural change initiative to enhance the cleanliness, eliminate open defecation and improved hygiene which has resulted in improvement in child mortality rate. Even Federal Minister of Water Resources of Nigeria has taken a leaf out of this grand initiative of India and soon Nigerian officials will study this and adopt the same in Nigerian context.
The Indian diaspora takes huge pride in the success of this Government and leadership of PM Modi, since the reputation of Indians has improved tremendously across the globe due to his multidimensional engagements with various governments and Indians living in those countries. Also the Indian diaspora is excited about the upcoming general elections back in India and doing whatever they can do to reelect PM Narendra Modi so that his development programs can continue.
The Indian diaspora believes that India can make huge economic and social progress under the dynamic and charismatic leadership of PM Narendra Modi.
To highlight this and boost support for BJP and PM NaMo, OFBJP Nigeria is Organising series of event RUN4UNIT on 14th April, Bhartiya Sanskriti Diwas on 27th April & Chai Pe Charcha Every weekend with it’s active and enthusiastic team mates Mr. Pravin Kumar, Diwesh Mishra, Sabir Ali, Kiran Gosavi, Anoop Drolia, Sanjay jha, Shanti bhushan Singh , Satyendra Singh and Organising secretary Dheerendra Singh Chauhan.
NaMoAgain T-shirts are already trending globally and Nigeria supporters are not far behind. They say by heart and mind #ModiAgain.