Independence Day 2021 | Highlights of PM Modi’s speech: 10 main points

In what is his 8th consecutive Independence Day speech, PM Modi highlighted various aspects of India, lauded efforts to battle the Covid pandemic, and announced measures for development in various sectors

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Sunday on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence from British rule.

In what is his eighth consecutive speech on Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi highlighted various aspects of India, commended doctors, nurses and paramedics for their dedicated service in combating the pandemic of Covid, and announced some key measures for development in various sectors of the country.

Highlights of PM Modi’s speech: 10 main points

1.Covid management and vaccination campaign
Welcoming the management of covid and the accelerated efforts to manufacture his own Covid-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Modi said: “During COVID, our doctors, nurses, paramedics, sanitation workers, scientists who were developing vaccines and millions of citizens who worked with a sense of service – all those who devoted every moment to serving others during this time deserve our appreciation. We can proudly say that the largest Covid-19 vaccination program is underway in India today More than 54 million people have received vaccine doses It is thanks to the strength of our industrialists and scientists that today India does not need to depend on any other nation for vaccines », Declared the Prime Minister.

2.Tokyo Olympics 2020
Hailing the athletes for the remarkable achievements of the Tokyo Olympics, Prime Minister Modi said in his speech at the Red Fort: “The athletes who made us proud at the Tokyo Olympics are here with us today. I urge the nation to applaud its achievements today. They have not only captured our hearts but also inspired future generations. “

“There was a time when the sport was not considered mainstream. Parents used to tell children that they would waste their lives if they kept playing. At the Olympics this time around,” Prime Minister Modi said.

3.Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Day of remembrance of the horrors of the score
Prime Minister Modi on Sunday reiterated his decision to observe August 14 as the day to remember the horrors of partition. Addressing the nation today, the Prime Minister said: “We have made the decision to observe August 14 as the Day of Remembrance of the Horrors of Partition, to honor the pain and suffering suffered by the people. Indian during the score. We have forgotten the partition and its horrors after independence. . We must remember them and the tragedy they faced because of the partition. We will observe August 14 in honor of the victims of the partition. “

4.Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir
In a major development after the repeal of Section 370, Prime Minister Modi said on Sunday that a boundary commission had been formed in Jammu and Kashmir and preparations were underway for assembly elections in the future. The Prime Minister also declared that Ladakh is also embarking on the path of development. “On the one hand, Ladakh is witnessing the creation of modern infrastructure, while on the other hand, the Central University of the Indus will make Ladakh a center of higher education,” Prime Minister Modi noted.

5.National education policy
Insisting on the new national education policy, Prime Minister Modi said that the 2020 national education policy will become a major force in the fight against poverty. It will enable poor children to become professionals with education in their regional languages.

6.Measure to increase the collective strength of small farmers
Speaking on the measures for the growth and prosperity of the country’s small farmers, Prime Minister Modi urged citizens to increase collective power and give new facilities to farmers to enable them to become the pride of the country. “In the years to come, we will have to increase the collective power of the country’s small farmers. We must give them new facilities. They must become the pride of the country,” Prime Minister Modi said.

“Our mantra is ‘Chhota Kisan bane Desh ki Shaan. This is our dream. In the years to come, we have to further increase the collective strength of the small farmers of the country, we will have to provide them with new facilities. ‘Kisan rail’ operates on more than 70 rail lines in the country today, ”added Prime Minister Modi. In 75 weeks of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, 75 “Vande Bharat” trains will connect different parts of the country, announced Prime Minister Modi.

7.Plan of PM Gati Shakti
In another major announcement, PM Modi announced the launch of the PM Gati Shakti Plan, a 100 lakh crore national infrastructure master plan that will lay the foundation for holistic infrastructure and provide an integrated path to the economy.

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8.India aims to become zero carbon emitter by 2030
Emphasizing the need to protect the environment, Prime Minister Modi said in his speech: “Today we must commit to making India energy independent before completing 100 years of independence. India has turned to electric mobility and work is underway on 100% electrification of railways with the goal of becoming net emitters of carbon by 2030. “

He further announced the national hydrogen mission for climate change. “Today I am announcing the National Hydrogen Mission for Climate Change. We must make India a hub for the production and export of green hydrogen.”

9.Warning to enemies
Giving a stern message to the enemies, Prime Minister Modi said on Sunday: “By carrying out surgical strikes and airstrikes, we have sent our enemies a message of the emergence of a new India. It also shows that India can make tough decisions. “

10.Girls in Sainik schools
Focusing on empowering women, PM Modi said girls are eager to get their equal space. He announced that girls will now be admitted to all Sainik / Army schools in the country.

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