PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation from the historic Red Fort on the occasion of the 71st Independence Day. In his 56 minute speech , he asked the people of country i.e TEAM INDIA to come forward to build a NEW INDIA by 2022 with the slogan ” BHARAT JODO ” . New India is about a nation free from caste, religious differences, corruption and terrorism and where people will have access to basic facilities like housing, power and water. . KEY POINTS from PM Narendra Modi’s 71st Independence Day speech :
# He condoled the death of more than 70 children, who lost their lives so far, due to the alleged lack of oxygen at Baba Raghav Das Medical College (BRDMC) in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur. . . # He further talked about the heated Kashmir issue where he said that the Kashmir problem will not be solved by abuses or guns and it will be solved by hugging all Kashmiris. “There is no question of being soft on terrorism or terrorists,” he added. . .
# Prime Minister Modi spoke about Triple Talaq issue as well where he said, “I want to mention those women who have to suffer due to ‘Tripe Talaq’- I admire their courage.”
. # January 1, 2018 will not be an ordinary day, those born in this century will start turning 18, ‘Bhagya Vidhatas’ of our country. “We must leave this ‘Chalta Hai’ (‘Let it be’) nature. We have to now think of ‘Badal Sakta Hai’ (‘Change is possible’), it will help us progress as a nation,” he asserted.
# Talking about the New India scheme, he said, “We have to take the country ahead with the determination of creating a New India. Everybody is equal in our nation, no one big or small. We together can bring a positive change in the nation.”