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Amid #10YearChallenge getting viral, BJP comes up with #5YearChallenge with a political twist

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 January 2019, 12:22 IST
Kumbh Mela 2019

As the #10YearChallenge has been trending over the social media, where people are posting their pictures, but the BJP has given it a political touch by twisting it with #5YearChallenge.

Now, tweeting from its official handle, the BJP has informed the citizens about the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayag, where they have declared that in 2013, under the UPA government, ₹ 1,300 crore was alloted but during the BJP era, in 2019, ₹ 4,200 crore has been invested in the arrangements of the grand pilgrimage.

The BJP tweeted, “Here is our #5YearChallenge. In 2013, only Rs. 1,300 crore were allocated for Kumbh. In 2019, Rs. 4,200 crore budget provided for Kumbh 2019.”

Union Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted about the change in development which took place in last 5 years and said, “The long overdue completion of a crucial project like the Bogibeel Bridge, along with transformational policies like Ayushman Bharat and Ujjwala Yojana symbolise the 360 degree makeover India has seen since 2014.”

A post by a Twitter user, Dhaval Patel, highlighted the change in the condition of Railways and the tweet was retweeted by Union Minister Smriti Irani which read, “This is what positive change PM @narendramodi has brought in last 5 years in Railway. Reply #5YearChallenge and share what changes you have felt in Modi Era !!!”

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First published: 18 January 2019, 12:22 IST