Poonam Mahajan

Member of Parliament,North-Central Mumbai

National President-BJYM

poonam Mahajan

Poonam Mahajan

Member of Parliament,North-Central Mumbai

National President-BJYM

My Thoughts

What Modi Managed in 48 Hours in UAE

On August 15, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was speaking to the teeming millions about our country’s glorious progress after independence, a few hundred miles away, across the LoC, ceasefire violations by Pakistan killed six people. The security of the people is

Why we must strive to host Youth Olympic Games in India

Last week in Parliament during the zero hour intervention, I urged the government to bid for the Youth Olympic Games in 2022. Much to my surprise, I was greeted with criticisms by citizens on social media expressing their apprehensions and

Yes, We Care About Shaktiman, The Horse. That’s Not Enough.

Horses are friendly and wonderful animals. People have for years written about their loyalty, amazing memories and good sense – from our Chetak to Black Beauty to more recently the movie War Horse. The country today is distressed over what has happened to

The difference between dissent and disintegration.

There is a fine line between dissent and disintegration. Societies that are aware of this maxim prosper and those societies that dilute it inevitably disintegrate. Freedom of thought and expression has once again become a focal point due to recent events at Ramjas

Mumbai Must Protect the Forest in the Heart of the Concrete Jungle

Imagine yourself as an urban dweller captivated by the sight of exotic birds such as the Purple-rumped Sunbird, Grey Hornbill, Paradise Flycatcher, Black Drongo; butterflies like the Oriental Peacock Pansy, Dakhan Yellow Orange Tip or the Atlas Moth, the world’s

Roast rapists, misogynists and criminals; not comedians

Controversies are tedious. They succeed in boring people out of their minds; especially those needless controversies espoused by radical elements for cheap publicity with a despicable agenda of suppressing the citizen’s voice.The

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Our Prime Minister’s clarion call for cleanliness has received a resounding reception across the country. I am extremely pleased that through the #SwachhaBharat/ Clean India mission, our Government has created a wave of awareness about cleanliness

My view concerning the Indo-Japanese relations which have started a new chapter following our PM’s visit

While campaigning during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Shri Narendra Modi called for a change in the nation’s foreign policy. Within 100s days of our Government taking charge, there has been a visible change in the way our foreign relations.

Onward India

15th August 2014 was indeed a special day; our dream of seeing Shri Narendra Modiji as Prime Minister delivering the Independence Day address from the Red Fort came true. Karyakartas of the Bharatiya Janata Party and supporters from across the country worked

Dahi Handi I’m all for tradition but safety comes first

It is the Dahi Handi tradition that makes Goklashtami what it is– a colourful, joyous and fun filled celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna. Crowds of people watch on as Govindas form multiple tiers of human pyramid with an aim to break the dangling pot of

Rebuilding the Economy, One step at a time.

In the ten years that UPA was in power, India went from a GDP Growth rate of 8.4% to 4.8%. Our Current Account Deficit, which stood at a surplus of 8.7 billion US$ under the NDA, became a negative of 0.1 by the end of UPA II.

On My Win …

I am thrilled to have been given this opportunity to serve. I credit my ability to connect with people for having won their faith and their votes. I campaigned tirelessly throughout the constituency. I know the pulse of the people. I look forward to delivering. I