Its people’s mandate and we should all accept it, reacted incumbent Minister for Transport and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari on his huge margin of leading in Lok Sabha constituency in Nagpur. Gadkari who was leading by over one lakh votes at the end of ninth round.
India is the biggest democracy in the world and its victory of our democracy, Gadkari said adding, that the Prime Minister belongs to the Country and not to any party. He called on the opposition to eliminate the bitterness and work towards the development of the country.
Gadkari said during his tenure, his Ministry had done extremely well on the road network and now will concentrate on water network in the country, indicating the severe drought like situation prevailing in certain part of the country particularly in Maharashtra. Water will be a priority for the new government, he added.
What the previous government could not do much in last 60 years, the Modi government had done in last five years, Gadkari asserted.
To a question, Gadkari advised his nearest opponent Nana Patole of Congress not to quit active politics in the wake of defeat at his hands.