Agencies, New Delhi
Mr Narendra Modi, the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, today went all out to woo the business community adding that growing incomes of the common man will serve to increase the market size of the Indian economy.
He did not mince words to say that his party was ‘pro-traders,’in an address to the Confederation of All India Traders, a right-leaning body which also espouses the cause of small traders.
Mr Modi went so far as to say that business had more risk taking ability than soldiers.
He appealed to the business community not to fear globalisation but convert it into an opportunity.
Technology, Mr Modi said, can be used to boost commercial activities in the country and to overcome the fear of global challenges. ‘Traders should use technology to make it big. ‘People even in rural areas are now looking for branded stuff.
‘Small businessmen can do big business by setting up virtual units and take a leap. They can improve the delivery systems and go for online marketing. They can set up virtual malls,
‘Our children,’ the Gujarat Chief Minister said, have spread Information Technology all across the globe. ‘We have to accept science and technology to improve our businesses,’ the BJP leader said.