Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti said that he was honored to get the opportunity to pray at Deekshabhoomi. While launching the BHIM-Aadhaar App in Nagpur, he said that we have to move towards a cash-less society. He arrived in Nagpur at 10:44 am and was received by the Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao, CM Devendra Fadnavis, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
Top ten most powerful quotes from his speech include:
1.) This DigiDhan movement is a Safai Abhiyaan. It is to fight the menace of corruption, says PM Modi. We are reaching a time when the mobiles phones will be used for financial transactions.
2.) Dr Ambedkar did not have a trace of bitterness or revenge in him. This was his specialty. He took all the bitterness on himself and gave us the nectar of life.
3.) People of India gave their lives so that India attains freedom. Our freedom is the result of the sacrifices made by several greats.
4.) One of the sectors towards which we are devoting significant effort is the renewable energy sector.
5.) Every poor in India should have a house by 2022.
6) Bhim to be a global success story.
7) Bhim App will be positively impacting your life, it is a symbol of economic prowess.
8.) The mobile phone will be your bank. Bhim Aadhaar will be used extensively.
9) At one time the thumb was considered to a sign of illiteracy, but today it is a sign of economic empowerment.
10) Digital money will empower the poor.