Independence Day 2021 Highlights: India responding to challenges of terrorism, expansionism tactfully, PM says in reference to Pakistan and China

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Updated: August 15, 2021 9:31:34 am

75th Independence Day 2021 PM Narendra Modi Speech Highlights: India is commemorating its 75th Independence Day as 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

Modi Independence Day Speech Live, Narendra Modi Speech LivePM Narendra Modi unfurled national flag at the ramparts of Red Fort for the eighth time in a row.

PM Modi Independence Day Speech 2021 Highlights: Addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort for the eighth time in a row, Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only presented the work done by his government but also laid out a detailed vision for the next 25 years, in the run-up to 100 years of India’s Independence. Speaking on the occasion of 75th Independence Day, PM Modi thanked the corona warriors for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In a rare gesture, he also said that the country is indebted to everyone be it first PM Nehru or Sardar Patel, who turned the country into a united nation or Babasaheb Ambedkar, who showed India the way to the future. He also said that India still feels the pain of partition and therefore has decided to observe August 14 as Partition Horror Remembrance Day. He said that the time has come for India to redefine itself to achieve the newer heights of development. PM Modi said that ‘Sabka Saath – Sabka Vikas – Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas’ is very important for the achievement of all goals. PM said that the government is working to provide 100 per cent of villages with roads, 100% households with bank accounts, 100% beneficiaries with Ayushman Bharat card, and 100% eligible persons with the gas connection under the Ujjwala scheme among other steps. He said that India must move towards achieving a saturation in providing the citizens with basic facilities.

Talking about infra projects, PM Modi said that soon every capital of the northeast states will be connected with railways. He said that railways will roll out 75 new Vande Bharat express trains connecting different parts of the country. The PM said that soon assembly elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir. PM Modi called upon the manufacturers to make for world and make quality products. Along with modern infrastructure, India also needs to adopt a holistic approach in infrastructure construction. India is going to launch the Prime Minister’s Gatishakti- National Master Plan in the coming days, announced PM Modi. PM Modi today called upon ministries, department to do away with unwanted rules, processes. “I am calling today, be it the Center or the state, from all departments, all government offices. Launch a campaign to review the old rules and procedures. Every rule, every process that has stood before the people of the country as a hindrance, as a burden, should be removed”, he said. He also announced that girls will now be able to study in Sainik Schools. He also announced National Hydrogen Mission to make India self-reliant in energy sector. PM Modi also took an indirect swipe at China and Pakistan. “Today the world is looking at India from a new perspective and this vision has two important aspects. One terrorism and the other expansionism. India is fighting both these challenges and is also responding with great courage in a tactful manner,” said Modi.

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    09:14 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi leaves from Red Fort after meeting athletes, NCC cadets

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi leaves from Red Fort after meeting athletes, NCC cadets

    09:12 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi meets NCC cadets

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi meets NCC cadets

    09:11 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi meets Olympic medallists, athletes

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi meets Olympic medallists, athletes

    09:05 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM calls upon countrymen to rise to occasion through a poem

    यही समय है, सही समय है, भारत का अनमोल समय है। असंख्य भुजाओं की शक्ति है, हर तरफ़ देश की भक्ति है, तुम उठो तिरंगा लहरा दो, भारत के भाग्य को फहरा दो। यही समय है, सही समय है, भारत का अनमोल समय है। कुछ ऐसा नहीं जो कर ना सको, कुछ ऐसा नहीं जो पा ना सको, तुम उठ जाओ, तुम जुट जाओ, सामर्थ्य को अपने पहचानो, कर्तव्य को अपने सब जानो, भारत का ये अनमोल समय है, यही समय है, सही समय है: PM Modi

    08:59 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi remembers Shri Aurbindo on his birth anniversary

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Today is also the birth anniversary of the great thinker of the country, Shri Aurbindo. His 150th birth anniversary is in the year 2022. He used to say that we have to become as powerful as we were never before. We have to change our habits, re-awakened ourselves with a new heart, says PM Modi

    08:54 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi takes indirect dig at Pakistan, China at one go

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Today the world is looking at India from a new perspective and this vision has two important aspects. One terrorism and the other expansionism. India is fighting both these challenges and is also responding with great courage in a tactful manner: PM Modi

    08:51 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: PM Modi announces National Hydrogen Mission to make India self-reliant in energy

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: For the progress of India, it is necessary for India to be energy independent to make a self-reliant India. That is why today India will have to take a resolution that we will make India energy independent before 100 years of independence. Whatever work India is doing today, the biggest goal, which is going to give India a quantum jump, is the field of Green Hydrogen. I am announcing the National Hydrogen Mission today, says PM Modi

    08:48 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Doors of Sainik Schools now open for girls as well, says PM Modi

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Today I am sharing a happiness with the countrymen. I used to get messages from lakhs of daughters that they also want to study in Sainik School, the doors of Sainik Schools should be opened for them too. Two-and-a-half years ago, the experiment of admitting daughters was done for the first time in Sainik School in Mizoram. Now the government has decided that all the Sainik Schools in the country will also be opened for the daughters of the country, says PM Modi

    08:46 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Sports made part of mainstream education under NEP, says PM Modi

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: When poor's daughter, poor's son become professionals after studying in mother tongue, then justice will be done to their ability. I consider the new National Education Policy as a means to fight against poverty. There is another special feature of the new National Education Policy. In this, sports have been made a part of mainstream education instead of extracurricular. Sports are also one of the most effective means of moving forward in life, says PM Modi

    08:43 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: India today has a new National Education Policy' to meet the needs of the 21st century, says PM Modi

    Independence Day 2021 Live Updates: Today the country also has a new 'National Education Policy' to meet the needs of the 21st century, says PM Modi

    08:39 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    India Independence Day Live Updates: PM Modi calls upon ministries, department to do away with unwanted rules, processes

    India Independence Day Live Updates: PM Modi today called upon ministries, department to do away with unwanted rules, processes. "I am calling today, be it the Center or the state, from all departments, all government offices. Launch a campaign to review the old rules and procedures. Every rule, every process that has stood before the people of the country as a hindrance, as a burden, should be removed": PM Modi

    08:35 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    India Independence Day Live Updates: PM Modi says India will have to increase its manufacturing and exports

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Moving forward on the path of development, India will have to increase both its manufacturing and exports. You have seen, just a few days ago, India has launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant for trials at sea. Today India is making its own fighter aircraft, making submarines, also making Gaganyaan, says PM Modi

    08:30 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: PM Modi calls upon manufacturers to make quality products for world

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: PM Modi calls upon manufacturers to make for world. He says products exported out of India not only belongs to the company but also represent India and therefore quality should be given prominence.

    08:28 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: India needs to adopt holistic approach in infrastructure construction, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Along with modern infrastructure, India also needs to adopt a holistic approach in infrastructure construction. India is going to launch the Prime Minister's Gatishakti- National Master Plan in the coming days, says PM Modi

    08:26 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: We have to work together for next generation infrastructure, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: We will have to work together for the Next Generation Infrastructure, for World Class Manufacturing, for Cutting Edge Innovation and for New Age Technology, says PM Modi

    08:22 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: 75 Vande Bharat trains to connect different parts of country, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to be celebrated for 75 weeks. During this period, 75 Vande Bharat trains will connect different parts of the country, says PM Modi

    08:16 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Government to create an e-commerce platform for products made by women SHG workers, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: There are more than 8 crore sisters in the village who are associated with our self-help group, they make more than one product. Now the government will prepare an e-commerce platform for their products to give them a big market in the country and abroad, says PM Modi

    08:14 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: 'Chhota Kisan, Bane Desh ki Shaan', says PM Modi emphasising on needs of empowering small farmers

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: 'Chhota Kisan, Bane Desh ki Shaan', says PM Modi emphasising on needs of empowering small farmers. Small farmer should become the pride of the country, this is our dream. In the coming years, we will have to increase the collective power of the small farmers of the country. They have to be given new facilities, says PM Modi

    08:11 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Now the villages are getting the power of optical fibre network, data, and internet, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Today we are seeing our villages transforming rapidly. In the last few years, we have been providing facilities like roads and electricity to the villages. Now the villages are getting the power of optical fibre network, data, and internet. Digital entrepreneurs are being prepared in the village too, says PM Modi

    08:09 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: All state capitals of North East will be connected with rail service soon, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Whether our eastern India, North East, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh including the entire Himalayan region, be it our coastal belt or tribal region, it will become a big base for India's development in future. Today, a new history of connectivity is being written in the North East India. This connectivity is of hearts as well as of infrastructure. Very soon, the work of connecting all the state capitals of North East with rail service is going to be completed, says PM Modi

    08:08 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Preparations are on for future assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: To give fair opportunity to the potential of all, this is the real spirit of democracy. Be it Jammu or Kashmir, the balance of development is now visible on the ground. De-limitation commission has been constituted in Jammu and Kashmir and preparations are on for future assembly elections as well, says PM Modi

    08:03 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: We have to hand hold sectors which are lagging behind, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: To take India to new heights in the 21st century, it is necessary to make full use of India's potential. For this, we have to hand-hold the sectors which is behind in development, says PM Modi 

    08:02 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Centre to give fortified rice to enhance nutrition, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: The government will fortify the rice which it gives to the poor under its different schemes, will give nutritious rice to the poor. Whether it is rice available at ration shop, rice available in mid-day meal, rice available through every scheme will be fortified by the year 2024, says PM Modi 

    07:59 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Quality healthcare is being provided to people , says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Not only preventive healthcare, the number of medical seats have also been increased. Through Ayushman Bharat and Jan Aushadhi Kendra, quality healthcare is being provided to every citizens, says PM Modi

    07:56 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: PM praises achievement of Jal Jeevan Mission

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: PM praises achievement of Jal Jeevan Mission

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    07:55 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Sabka Saath - Sabka Vikas - Sabka Vishwas very important for achievement of goals, says Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Today I am calling from the Red Fort - Sabka Saath - Sabka Vikas - Sabka Vishwas and everyone's efforts are very important for the achievement of all our goals, says PM Modi

    07:53 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Next 25 years crucial for creation of New India, says Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Starting from here, the journey of the next 25 years will be key to creation of a New India. The fulfillment of our resolves in this Amrit Period will take us to 100 years of independence, says PM Modi

    07:50 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: Time has come for India to redefine its development journey, says PM Modi

    PM Modi Independence Day Speech Live: There comes a time in the development journey of every country, when that country redefines itself, moves itself forward with new resolutions. Today that time has come in India's development journey, says PM Modi

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    07:49 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day PM Modi Speech Live Updates: COVID has come as a big challenge, says PM Modi

    Independence Day PM Modi Speech Live Updates: This period of Corona pandemic has come as a big challenge in front of our country and to the entire human race. The people of India have fought this battle with courage and resilience, says PM Modi

    07:45 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day PM Modi Speech Live Updates: PM says pain of partition still pierces the chest of India

    Independence Day PM Modi Speech Live Updates: We celebrate independence, but the pain of partition still pierces the chest of India. It is one of the greatest tragedies of the last century. The country has taken an emotional decision only yesterday. From now on August 14 will be remembered as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, says PM Modi

    07:42 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: Nations is indebted to every one who contributed to nation's freedom, says PM

    Independence Day 2021 Live: Be it Nehru ji, the first Prime Minister of India, Sardar Patel, who turned the country into a united nation or Babasaheb Ambedkar, who showed India the way to the future, the country is remembering every such personality, the country is indebted to all of them: PM Modi

    07:40 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi pays tribute to freedom fighters, praises athletes who brought glory to India

    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi pays tribute to freedom fighters, praises athletes who brought glory to India

    07:34 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: IAF's V17 helicopters shower flower petals at Red Fort for the first time

    Independence Day 2021 Live: IAF's V17 helicopters shower flower petals at Red Fort for the first time. Captain of the first helicopter was Wing Commander Baldev Singh Bisht. The second chopper was commanded by Wing Commander Nikhil Mehrotra.

    07:31 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi unfurls national flag at the ramparts of Red Fort

    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi unfurls national flag at the ramparts of Red Fort

    07:28 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: A visual from the Red Fort

    Independence Day 2021 Live: A visual from the Red Fort

    07:26 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: ITBP celebrates I-Day in Ladakh

    Independence Day 2021 Live: ITBP celebrates I-Day in Ladakh

    07:25 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi reaches at the ramparts of the Red Fort

    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi reaches at the ramparts of Red Fort

    07:21 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi receives and inspects Guard of Honour

    Independence Day 2021 Live: PM Modi receives and inspects Guard of Honour

    07:20 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day 2021 Live: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh welcomes PM Modi

    Independence Day 2021 Live: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh welcomes PM Modi

    07:19 (IST)15 Aug 2021
    Independence Day Live: PM Modi's cavalcade arrives at Red Fort

    Independence Day Live: PM Modi's cavalcade arrives at Red Fort

    The National Flag Guard comprising five officers and 130 men from the Indian Army, the Indian Navy, the IAF and Delhi Police will present 'Rashtriya Salute' at the time of hoisting of the tricolour by the PM. The Indian Navy's band, consisting of 16 men, will play the national anthem during hoisting of the national flag and the 'Rashritya Salute'. "Lt Commander P Priyambada Sahoo will assist the Prime Minister in hoisting the national flag. It will be synchronised with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 2233 Field Battery (Ceremonial)," the ministry noted. For the first time ever, as soon as the tricolour is hoisted by the PM on Sunday, flower petals will be showered at the venue by two Mi-17 1V helicopters of the IAF in Amrut formation, it stated. "Captain of the first helicopter will be Wing Commander Baldev Singh Bisht. The second chopper is commanded by Wing Commander Nikhil Mehrotra," it said. After the showering of flower petals, the PM will address the nation. "At the conclusion of the speech of the PM, the cadets of National Cadet Corps (NCC) will sing the National Anthem," it noted.
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