“Sabka Saath, Saath Vikas”: In the morning, Prime Minister Modi extended his best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day.
Addressing the nation from the Red Fort campus in Delhi on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched 100 percent for India. “Now we have to make 100 percent efforts. Under the Ujjwala scheme, we have to make sure that 100 percent of the villages have roads, 100 percent of the houses have bank accounts, 100 percent of the beneficiaries have Aayushman Bharat cards and 100 percent have a gas connection,” Modi said in his traditional address to the nation.
“The time has come for every country to define itself from a new end as it moves forward with new resolutions in its development journey. Today, that time has come in India’s development journey,” Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation.
Prime Minister Modi began his speech by praising the Indian athletes who participated in the Tokyo Olympics, the freedom fighters, and all those who helped the country in the fight against coronavirus (Covid-19) after unveiling the national flag. “I would like to start by congratulating you on this Independence Day. It is a day to remember our great freedom fighters,” said Prime Minister Modi. I want the race to appreciate their success today. They not only win our hearts but also inspire future generations, ”said Prime Minister Modi.
The Prime Minister paid tributes to all the leaders who fought for Indian independence. “Whether it is Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, Sardar Patel who transformed the country into a united nation or Babasaheb Ambedkar who paved the way for a future India, the country remembers every such personality and the country is indebted to all of them.”
In the morning, Prime Minister Modi extended his best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day. “Greetings to all of you on the occasion of Independence Day. ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ should infuse new energy and new vigor in the people of the country this year. Jai Hind!” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
Lieutenant Commander P Priyambada Sahoo assisted PM Modi as the tricolor host, with 2233 field battery (ceremony) gunners saluting with 21 guns.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V5 helicopters hoisted the tricolor flag as Prime Minister Modi rained flakes on the stage. After a gap of 24 years, they took part in the Independence Day celebrations. The IAF’s Su-30s, Mi-8s, and Surya Kiran Aerobatic team participated in the 1997 celebrations celebrating the 50th Independence Day.
Javelin star Subedar Neeraj Chopra, who won India’s first gold medal on track and field at the Tokyo Olympics, and about 240 Olympians, support staff, and SAI and Sports Federation officials were on the Gyan Path in front of the Red Fort. At the Tokyo Olympics 2020, India won an outstanding medal by winning seven medals with one gold, two silver, and four bronze.
Before hoisting the flag, Prime Minister Modi inspected the traditional Guard of Honor at the Red Fort. He was greeted by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Narwane, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria.