Although BJP chief Amit Shah was earlier scheduled to address these rallies, his visit was cancelled and Gadkari was deputed in his place.
The Minister said he expected Pakistan to take an "appropriate" decision and "stop all the things", implying support to terrorism affecting India.
At the same time, he stressed the need for going beyond "who is responsible" and said, "it is time for all in the democracy to think qualitatively how we are going to improve the atmosphere."
Stressing BJP is a party based on ideology, Gadkari said it is wrong to say that BJP has become Modi-centric.
The senior BJP leader claimed that his ministry had carried out projects worth Rs 55,000 crore in the national capital region.
“All my announcements are credible. I have built this credibility. No one can tell me that I have promised something and not delivered,” he added.
He said the eastern and western peripheral issue of Delhi had reached the SC, adding that after becoming a Union minister, he had taken decision to rid the national capital of water and air pollution.
He also said she could travel by a boat through the river because the NDA government developed a waterway from Allahabad to Varanasi.
The tweet also advised people not to pay heed to any "misleading news" about the Minister's health condition.
The legal notice, sent by R Girirajan, secretary of DMK legal wing, and advocate R Neelakandan, referred to Nitin Gadkari’s statement, made at an election campaign at Salem recently.
Despite HC nix, Chennai-Salem Expressway back as talking point as Gadkari says project will be completed in time
Earlier last week, a division bench of the Madras High Court quashed land acquisition for the Rs 10,000 crore project, saying environment clearance was mandatory.
Gadkari said political parties should deliberate on economic policies, developmental issues and increase the level of debate.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tells Abhijit Mulye that neither nationalism nor national security and the work of defence forces should be an issue of politics; alleges that the Congress party is speaki
He has Rs 8,99,111 in his banks account, according to the affidavit. Similarly, his wife's bank balance stood at Rs 11,07,909.
Gadkari, who had defeated Vilas Muttemwar (Congress) in the 2014 elections by a margin of 2.84 lakh votes, said he will win with a bigger margin this time around.