President Droupadi Murmu | Credit: PTI
President Droupadi Murmu pays tribute to the martyred soldiers at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on Independence Day.
#BREAKING | Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu pays tribute at National War Memorial.#Delhi #DroupadiMurmu #DroupadiMurmu #PresidentofIndia— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
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Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' extends best wishes and greetings to PM Narendra Modi and citizens of India, on 77th Independence Day.
On the auspicious occasion of the 77th Independence Day of India, I extend warm greetings and best wishes to PM @narendramodi ji and to the friendly people of India for continued peace, progress and prosperity @PMOIndia— PMO Nepal (@PM_nepal_) August 15, 2023
Celebration is on across the nation. BSF troops in Bikaner recite "Aae Vatan, Aae Vatan" song.
#IndependenceDay Celebration is on across the nation. BSF troops in Bikaner recite "Aae Vatan, Aae Vatan" song#IndependenceDayIndia #IndependenceDay #August15 #India #Tricolour #RedFort pic.twitter.com/1Cql2c9UyE— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
105 mm Light Field Guns firing as part of the ceremonial salute on Tuesday, August 15. This is the first time that these indigenous guns have been used for ceremonial firing at the #IndependenceDay celebrations.
#WATCH | Delhi | 105 mm Light Field Guns firing as part of the ceremonial salute today. This is the first time that these indigenous guns have been used for ceremonial firing at the #IndependenceDay celebrations.— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2023
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves the Red Fort after addressing the nation on the 77th #IndependenceDay #PMModi #IndependenceDayIndia #August15 #India #PMModi #Tricolour #RedFort— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
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Balloons in the colours of the Tiranga released, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi.
#WATCH | Balloons in the colours of the Tiranga released, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi.#IndependenceDay2023 pic.twitter.com/2r0Hev9GoX— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2023
"Today, 'parivarvaad' and appeasement has destroyed our country. How can a political party have only one family in charge? For them their life mantra is- party of the family, by the family and for the family," the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister said that during his recent visit to the G20 Summit in Bali, developed countries of the world wanted to know the intricacies of the Digital India success story. He said that digital innovation in India is not limited to the top cities of the country like Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai but has reached the youth even in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his speech on Independence Day, said that the era of serial blasts is over and today the country is seeing a drop in terror attacks.
"I want to thank the mothers, sisters and daughters of my country for their capability. I want to thank the farmers for their efforts that India is moving ahead in the agriculture sector. I thank the workers and laborers for their contribution as India is moving modernity," says PM Modi at Red Fort.
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PM Modi said, "We have taken many measures to control inflation in the country and our effort in this direction will continue".
On India's economy and inflation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, 'When the whole world is fighting with inflation we are taking steps to minimise the impact of it.'— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
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PM Modi announced Vishwa Karma and said, "13-15 k crore for skilled labour will benefit from it."
PM Modi speaks of 'demon of corruption', scams of lakhs of crores of rupees before his government took charge. Furthr stating that India is now the 5th largest economy, PM Modi said, “When we came in power in 2014, India was world's 10 largest economy, and today we are the 5th largest."
Addressing the nation from Red Fort on 77th Independence Day, PM Modi said, "It is certain that India's capability and possibilities are going to cross new heights of trust. These new heights of trust will go ahead with the new capabilities. Today, India has received the opportunity to host G20 Summit. In the past year, the manner in which several events of the G20 were held in every corner of India has made the world aware of the capability of India's common people, India's diversity."
'Reform, perform and transform are changing the country,' said PM Modi on 77th Independence Day.
"I can see that the country has an opportunity before it; this is the first year of Amrit Kaal - we are either living in our youth or have taken birth in the lap of Maa Bharti. What we do in this era, the steps we take, the decisions we make, will decide the golden history of the country," says PM Modi in his Independence Day speech at Red Fort.
"After the 2nd World War, there was a new world order, same like, after the pandemic, there is new world order coming forward where the whole world is watching India's courage," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"There is no dearth of opportunities in the country. The country has the ability to provide endless opportunities," said PM Modi to the youth of the nation on 77th Independence Day
"Today, we have demography, democracy and diversity - these three together have the ability to realise the dreams of the nation," said PM Modi on Independence Day 2023.
India has the world's youngest population and the world has faith in our nation. Today we have demography, democracy & diversity: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #LIVE address from Red Fort.— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
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Addressing the nation from Red Fort, PM Modi assured central and state government's support to the people of Manipur. "In Manipur, whatever violence happened, nation is with Manipur. But now there is peace in Manipur. State and central government stands with manipur."
"I pay my tributes to all the brave hearts who gave their contribution in the India's freedom struggle," said PM Modi, adding, "The largest democracy of the world and now also the leading country in terms of population. Such a large country, 140 crore members of my family are celebrating Independence Day today."
'We are world's biggest democracy," said PM Modi as he begins his address to nation from Red Fort.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag at the Red Fort in Delhi as India celebrates 77th Independence Day.
Indian Air Force's Advanced Light Helicopters Mark-III Dhruv, piloted by Wing Commander Amber Agarwal and Squadron Leader Himanshu Sharma in the Line Astern formation.
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CJI DY Chandrachud and Union Home Minister Amit Shah greet each other at Red Fort during Independence Day celebrations.
#BREAKING | Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy arrives at Red Fort.#IndependenceDayIndia #IndependenceDay #August15 #India #PMModi #Tricolour— Republic (@republic) August 15, 2023
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