'I believe that we have something we can proudly say to the world. It is the world's largest democracy, it is our responsibility to take the power of this democracy to the world. We should influence the world.
I have come here to thank the people for their support.'
“In 2014, the elections were spectacular, elections were held in a positive manner. The government with a full majority happened after a very long time in the country. This is a big deal in itself.
“During campaigning, I told people of the country ‘I am thanking you’ for your support.
“An honest govt began on May 17, 2014, a day after Lok Sabha election results were announced.
“We ensured last-mile delivery which was a new structure of governance.
In a surprise move, Mr. Modi showed up on the dais for a scheduled press conference by BJP president Amit Shah, who gave a detailed report card of the campaigning as well as the performance of the NDA government.
Mr. Modi told reporters that he would not take any questions because the press conference is being addressed by Mr. Shah, and in the party’s system, discipline had to be followed. “We are disciplined soldiers of the party,” he said.