Independence Day ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ PM from Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Nation in celebrating the 77th Independence Day from the iconic Red Fort in Delhi by hoisting the national flag. PM Modi also inspected the Guard of Honour as he reaches Red Fort.

The Guard of Honour contingent for PM Modi consists of one officer and 25 personnel each from the Army, Air Force and Delhi Police and one officer and 24 personnel from the Navy.

Here are the top quotes from PM Modi’s address 
  • The Prime Minister also said that India will be among the top 3 economies in 5 years. 
  • Speaking on the Manipur situation, Prime Minister Modi said India is with the people of the northeastern state and the Centre and the state government were making every effort to find a solution and will continue to do so.
  • PM Modi said that the government will launch the Vishwakarma scheme with an allocation of Rs 13,000 to Rs 15,000 crores in the next month for those with traditional skills.
  • He said the government’s every moment, every rupee going towards the welfare of citizens; govt and citizens united with the spirit of ‘nation first’.
Independence Day 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' PM from Red Fort
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  • In his speech from Red Fort, PM Modi said that reform, perform and transform are changing the country.
  • The Prime Minister said that what steps were taken in this era will impact the next 1,000 years. “I am talking about the last 1000 years because I see that there is opportunity before the country once again…What we do in this era, the steps we take, and the decisions we take one after the other will germinate the golden history of the country in the coming 1000 years.”
  • PM Modi on Independence Day said that the trinity of demography, democracy and diversity has the power to realise the dreams of the nation.
  • Talking about the G20 presidency, PM Modi said that the manner in which several events of the G20 were held in every corner of India has made the world aware of the capability of India’s common people and India’s diversity.
  • He said that India’s biggest capability is trust – people’s trust in the government, in the country’s bright future and the world’s trust in India.