PM highlights Sonia Gandhi slogan

August 15th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday referred to the “Rozgar Badhao” (Increase Employment) slogan of Congress president Sonia Gandhi while recalling former prime minister Indira Gandhi’s slogan of “Garibi Hatao” (Banish Poverty). “Our beloved former prime minister Indira Gandhi had said, ‘Garibi Hatao’. Our leader Sonia Gandhi has given us the slogan, ‘Rozgar Badhao’,” the prime minister said in his Red Fort speech to mark the Independence Day.

“Our government is making special efforts to create ‘rozgar’ to fight ‘garibi’,” he said.

“India will be transformed only when every Indian is literate, well fed, healthy and can secure gainful employment,” he said.

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