New Delhi, Oct 2: It’s just been a few days since Delhi got ‘Modi’fyed and here it goes all over again. The Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will attend a students’ competition here on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 02, just days after addressing a mass rally in the national capital.
More than 84% wanted to listen to the Gujarat CM
Modi is scheduled to spend the entire day at an event organised by Manthan, one of the India’s biggest youth movements launched only on July 25, 2013 which aims to set the agenda for the 2014 General Elections. Manthan is being organised by Citizens for Accountable Governance (CAG), a not-for-profit organisation.
More than 7,000 students from over 200 colleges are set to take part in the event at Thyagaraj Sports Complex. The movement encouraged college students to come up with innovative solutions to 14 most crucial challenges facing India today. Over 20,000 students from over 700 colleges spread across 250 cities participated.
The adjudication happened using a two-pronged approach. Over 5 lakh students voted on the Manthan website to select the best ideas and at the same time over 50 experts from various fields provided their inputs. The top 3 ideas from each theme have been selected.
This event will help Modi, who is being promoted as youth icon, connect with a students’ movement ahead of the crucial General Election.
Modi was invited as the speaker for the finale after Manthan conducted a survey where more than 84% out of the 5,722 respondents wanted to listen to the Gujarat CM