Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his 10 consecutive Independence Day speech on Tuesday as India celebrated its 77th year of freedom.
During his address to the nation, PM Modi proclaimed that India finds itself at a crucial crossroads, possessing the capacity to influence the emerging global paradigm post the Covid pandemic.
Modi assured citizens of an auspicious future for the nation over the next five years.
Modi encouraged citizens to grasp the opportunity at hand and unlock the nation’s potential. He emphasized that the choices and sacrifices made in this phase would have far-reaching consequences, resonating for generations to come.
“Our nation’s demography, democracy, and diversity are like three rivers converging, capable of transforming every Indian aspiration into reality,” he stated.
The Prime Minister highlighted global experts’ opinions that India has become an unstoppable force on the world stage.
In his comprehensive 90-minute address, Prime Minister Modi also delineated numerous government initiatives undertaken over the past decade. These encompassed various sectors such as national security, empowerment of women, and the upliftment of marginalized communities. He also referenced incidents across the nation, including the situation in Manipur, highlighting signs of improvement in the northeastern state.
Reflecting on the past, he noted that in 2014, the populace made a collective decision to propel the nation forward.
Here is a visual recapitulation of PM Modi’s address to the nation: