It’s Called Magic Steps by PM Modi in Lakshadweep

The Debate has been circulating about Narendra Modi in Lakshadweep for a few days. It’s Called Magic Steps by PM Modi in Lakshadweep. This is India’s singular, strategic, and prescient diplomatic and economic coup—akin to killing many birds with one stone. The outcome is excellent for India, but for another nation, it is nothing less than a tsunami that will destroy that nation’s economy. By now, I’m sure everyone is aware of the name of that nation. Yes, we are referring to the Maldives, our neighbor.

No travel influencer or vlogger in the world could have done as much damage to the Maldives’ economy as the Indian Prime Minister did with a single photo.A photo of Narendra Modi has horrified the Maldives, where political unrest is now occurring.Numerous politicians from the Maldives are disparaging India.As a result, the picture’s influence is starting to become apparent.

Why is there conflict between the Maldives and India?

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The Maldives’ attitude began to shift as soon as there was a change in leadership, just after the elections. The government of Ibrahim Mohammed Solih (2018–2023), which was focused on India, was in place prior to the elections. Presently, Mohammed Moizzu, a supporter of China, is leading the Progressive Party of the Maldives. Mohammad Moizzu promised to return back the Indian Army if his administration was formed, and he made this promise to the electorate during his campaign.

Following the establishment of Muhammad Moizzu’s government, a series of anti-Indian decisions were made, including the following:

  1. Decision about the Indian Army’s withdrawal from the Maldives
  2. Termination of the Hygraphic Survey contract with India
  3. Mohammed Moizzu prioritizing China above India during the president’s international visit

Narendra Modi in Lakshadweep: What is going on in India’s mind?

Narendra Modi is in Lakshdweep

Since relations between India and the Maldives have been strained for some time, Narendra Modi’s bold plan is to use a photograph to establish Lakshadweep as a tourism destination. This will help India’s economy by giving the new destination a global identity.

India will benefit from this in two ways: first, more foreign visitors would visit the country, increasing the influx of foreign exchange; second, Indians will travel to Lakshadweep instead of the Maldives, keeping domestic currency in the country. Secondly, to oppose tourism, which is the Maldives’ primary economic driver.

Maldives tourism statistics

Mohammed Moizzu giving priority to China over India

The World Bank estimates that 5.21 lakh people live in the Maldives as of 2021. The Maldives’ tourism-based economy is well known around the world. which Indians have made the largest contributions to. The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism released figures on December 13, 2023, indicating that 17,57,939 tourists visited the country in total, 12.6 percent more than in 2022.

Serial no.CountryTourist figures – 2023
1.India2,09,198
2.Russia2,09,146
3.China1,87,118
4.Britain1,55,730
5.Germany1,35,090
6.Italy1,18,412
7.America74,575
8.France49,199
9.spain40,462
10.Switzerland37,260

Why should Lakshadweep compete with the Maldives?

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Let us inform you that Lakshadweep, India, is currently ranked #1 in terms of internet searches, and as a result, Lakshadweep has gained fame over the globe. Should we discuss why Lakshadweep? For this reason, Lakshadweep is a vacation spot that is comparable to the Maldives in many ways. because Lakshadweep is superior to the Maldives both geographically and naturally.

The smallest union territory in India, Lakshadweep, is an archipelago of 36 islands that span 32 km2. “Lakshadweep is renowned for its verdant surroundings and stunning beaches that receive plenty of sunlight. In Malayalam and Sanskrit, Lakshadweep means “one hundred thousand islands.” Ten inhabited islands, three reefs, five submerged banks, and twelve uninhabited islands make up this group. The islands have a 32 km2 area. Kavaratti, the state capital and largest city, is also its principal city. The islands are all situated between 220 and 440 kilometers from Kochi, the coastal metropolis of Kerala, in the emerald Arabian Sea.

Maldives response

Mohammed Moizzu giving priority to China over India

The Maldives experienced internet disruption as a result of the uproar online since the image of Narendra Modi began to trend in Lakshadweep. Maldivian Ministers Mariam Shiuna, Malsha Sharif, and Hassan Jihan are among the prominent politicians who have made hateful remarks about India on social media. They have expressed strong opinions against the Prime Minister of India, India, and the Indian people.

It is interesting that a large number of Maldivians are voicing their disapproval of Maldivian Minister Mariam Shiuna’s obscene remark. Out of which, the present government of Mohammed Moizzu has been told by the previous president of the Maldives, Mohammed Nasheed, that the ministers should comment on everything within their purview and that India is always the Maldives’ greatest ally in terms of security and prosperity.

Ministers suspended in Maldives

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Three Deputy Ministers of Youth Ministry, Mariyam Shiuna, Malsha Sharif and Abdulla Mahjum Majeed have been suspended due to derogatory remarks made against India in Maldives.

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Tension has increased between India and Maldives , after the controversy that started after the picture of Narendra Modi in Lakshadweep, since then #bycottmaldives is trending against Maldives in India and Indian celebrities have also given objectionable comments by Maldives. And #exploreindiansisland is trending.

It’s Called Magic Steps by PM Modi in Lakshadweep

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