PM Modi addresses nation on 77th Independence Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has demography, democracy, and diversity and this Triveni has the potential to make every dream of India come true. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on 77th Independence Day on 15th August 2023, Mr Modi said, India has an opportunity during this first year of Amrit Kaal to dedicate the lives and work towards scripting the next 1000 years. He said, India’s rise and development resulting in renewed global confidence in country. The Prime Minister said, India’s progress is not only fuelled by big cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. He said, the youth of tier-2 cities are also creating an equal impact in the progress of the nation. Mr. Modi told the youth that there is no dearth of opportunities and the country is ready to give them as many opportunities as they want.
Mr Modi said, the country stands with Manipur. He said, in the past few weeks, during the period of violence in the North East, especially in Manipur, many people lost their lives and the honor of mothers and daughters suffered a lot. The Prime Minister said, peace is slowly returning to the region. He said, path for solution in Manipur will be found through peace and Centre and state Government making all efforts for solution and will continue to do so.
The Prime Minister remembered and bowed down to all the people who have contributed and sacrificed in the freedom struggle of the country. He said, today on 15th August, nation is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of revolutionary leader Sri Aurobindo. Mr Modi said, the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, 500th birth anniversary of Rani Durgavati and the 525th anniversary of Bhakti movement icon Meerabai is also this year. He said, 140 crore family members – the world’s biggest democracy and now the world’s biggest in terms of population – are celebrating the festival of freedom today.
The Prime Minister said, reform, perform and transform are changing the country. He said, the potential of 140 crore countrymen is visible in shaping the changing world order. Mr Modi said, after Covid-19 pandemic, a new world order, a new geo-political equation is taking shape and the definition of geopolitics is changing. He said, every expert of the world are claiming that India is unstoppable. Mr Modi said, every rating agency of the world is commending India. He said, India’s biggest capability is trust, people’s trust in Government, in country’s bright future and world’s trust in India. The Prime Minister said, ball is in our court and we should not let go of opportunity. He said, India is hosting G20 Summit and several G20 events are being held across the country.
Mr Modi said, the world is now watching India’s diversity and capabilities with great enthusiasm. He said, every moment of the governance and every rupee is going towards the welfare of citizens. The Prime Minister said, Government and citizens are united with the same spirit of Nation First which will create the biggest impact. He said, after Covid pandemic holistic healthcare is need of hour. Mr Modi said, Yoga, Ayush are being acknowledged globally. He said, today, the world is technology driven and the coming times will be impacted by technology and India will play a crucial role in it. The Prime Minister said, when his Government came to power in 2014, India was at the 10th position in the global economic system. He said, today, with the efforts of 140 Crore Indians, India has reached the fifth position. Mr Modi said, the demon of corruption that has taken the country in its clutches, his Government stopped leakages and created a strong economy.He said, in five years, over 13.5 crore poor people came out of poverty and became part of neo-middle and middle classes.
The Prime Minister announced that Government will launch Vishwakarma scheme with allocation of 13 thousand to 15 thousand crore rupees next month for those with traditional skills. He also announced that Government will increase the number of Jan Aushadhi Kendras from 10 thouand to 25 thousand.