Narendra Modi's maiden Independence Day speech: In numbers

Sat Aug 16 2014, 11:25 hrs
In his first Independence Day address from Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi moved away from his tough image in the Lok Sabha election campaign to talk at length — and in depth — about a range of gender issues.
 Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Nation from rampart of the historic Red Fort during the 68th Independence Day function in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
In his first Independence Day address from Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi moved away from his tough image in the Lok Sabha election campaign to talk at length — and in depth — about a range of gender issues.

Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Nation from rampart of the historic Red Fort during the 68th Independence Day function in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

40,000 Number of people who attended the function
 Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the guard of honour during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
40,000 Number of people who attended the function

Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the guard of honour during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

10,000 Number of civilians allowed to attend the function at Red Fort
School children make a formation displaying the numbers 68, to indicate India's 68th Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)
10,000 Number of civilians allowed to attend the function at Red Fort

School children make a formation displaying the numbers 68, to indicate India's 68th Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)

65 minutes Duration of PM’s speech
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 68th Independence Day in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)
65 minutes Duration of PM’s speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 68th Independence Day in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)

15,000 Number of security personnel
Photo: Soldiers march during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
15,000 Number of security personnel

Photo: Soldiers march during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

10,000 Number of VIPs   Photo: Union minister Ananth Kumar greets former PM Manmohan Singh as Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries look on during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
10,000 Number of VIPs

Photo: Union minister Ananth Kumar greets former PM Manmohan Singh as Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries look on during the 68th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

7,300
Words length of PM’s speech (Express photo)
7,300 Words length of PM’s speech (Express photo)
Modi’s word view
A word cloud analysis of the speech reflects the emphasis areas for the modi government
Modi’s word view A word cloud analysis of the speech reflects the emphasis areas for the modi government
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