PM Modi Sets Goal : The PM set several goals for the next 25 years on the celebration of 75 years of independence. He said that India should achieve the status of a developed nation before celebrating the centenary of independence.
PM Modi Sets Goal : New Delhi, On the occasion of Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation today. The PM set several goals for the next 25 years on the celebration of 75 years of independence. He said that India should achieve the status of a developed nation before celebrating the centenary of independence.
- PM Modi said, ‘We are thankful to Bapu, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Veer Savarkar, who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country.
- In his address, PM Modi called upon the people to move forward with five pledges to fulfill the dreams of freedom fighters by 2047.
- PM Modi’s five pledges for the year 2047 are – Developed India, Removal of slavery, Pride in heritage, Unity, Duty of citizens.
- The celebrations started with PM Modi’s visit to Raj Ghat where he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. After this the PM hoisted the national flag at the Red Fort.
- The celebration of 75 years of independence is being marked by a mega event, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, which started in March 2021. Across the country, national monuments and iconic buildings have been illuminated with tricolor lights.
- The Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel today climbed 75 peaks together as a mission ‘Amritrohan’ and hoisted the national flag on those 75 peaks as a distinguished record.
In a first, the government has also allowed people to display the flag in their homes for three days.
- The flag laws also had to be changed for the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign.
Indigenously made howitzers were used for the first time in the ceremonial salute of 21 guns.
- The Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) developed by the Defense Research Organization DRDO is the flagship product of PM Modi’s Make in India campaign.
- Elaborate security arrangements have been made in the national capital. For the security of the Red Fort, more than 10,000 soldiers have been deployed in a multi-layered security cordon.
- Facial Recognition System cameras were installed at the entry point.
This year, buildings depicting the cultural, natural and religious heritage of various states and union territories and the walls of the Red Fort were decorated with posters of prominent freedom fighters.