Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation from the Red Fort on account of 71st Independence Day. He talked about various subjects in an appealing and emotional way. This is PM’s fourth public speech to the Nation ever since he took the position of Prime Minister in 2014.
The speech which lasted little less than an hour has been an inspiring one. Some of the main points from his speech were given below:
National security is our priority; we are capable of defending our country in all spheres
GST rollout was a successful, technology miracle and showed the spirit of co-operative federalism.’
We have to take the country ahead with the determination of creating a ‘New India’
About nine crore farmers have got soil health cards and more than 2.5 crore poor women have got LPG gas connections
We are committed to restoring Kashmir’s status of ‘heaven on earth’
Kashmir problem cannot be resolved by bullets or abuses but by embracing people of Kashmir
There is no question of being soft on terrorism or against terrorists
India achieved record crop production despite natural calamities; production of pulses saw a record, government bought 16 lakh tonnes of produce.
Violence in the name of faith is not acceptable, casteism and communalism as poison
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana has helped crores of youth become self-reliant
Rs 1.25 lakh crore of blackmoney has been detected
After note ban, 3 lakh shell companies were detected; 1.75 lakh shell companies have been shut
Removal of check posts after implementation of GST has cut time for transporting goods by 30 per cent
Prime Minister has spoke about terrorism, Kashmir issue and Black Money in great detail which has been witnessed by few thousands of gathering and millions of viewers worldwide. He also took pride in mentioning that the nation had witnessed almost double the growth with regards to filing of Income Tax Returns compared to the previous year.