On the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the people to take pledge to free India from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism, communalism and create a ‘New India’ of our dreams by 2022.
He saluted to all people who participated in 1942 historic movement under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and asked people to take it as an inspiration.
Modi noted that the entire nation had come together under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi with the aim of attaining freedom.
He tweeted , “On the 75th anniversary of the historic Quit India movement, we salute all the great women & men who took part in the movement.”
“In 1942, the need of the hour was to free India from colonialism. Today, 75 years later the issues are different,” the prime minister added.
“Let us pledge to free India from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism, communalism & create a ‘New India’ of our dreams by 2022,” he said.
Giving the slogan of ‘sankalp se siddhi’ (pledge to achieve), he urged the people to work shoulder to shoulder “to create the India that our freedom fighters would be proud of”.