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PM Modi's Independence Day Speech Live: PM Greets India's Tokyo Olympic Contingents

On the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Track all the latest updates of the August 15 celebrations here.

PM Modi Independence Day Speech

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On the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Track all the latest updates of the August 15 celebrations here.
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09:21 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day speech live: PM greets Olympic contingents after concluding his speech

After concluding his traditional Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Olympic contingents present at the celebration at Red Fort. This year, to mark the celebrations of August 15, the Union Government welcomed Olympic contingents who hailed India's name at Tokyo Olympics 2020. 

 

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09:05 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: surgical strikes and airstrikes proved India can take tough decisions

In his concluding remarks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled surgical strikes and airstrikes and termed them tough decisions that India can undertake. 

 

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08:58 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM assures leaving 'no stone unturned' to fight terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the country is facing 'the menace of terrorism and expansionist policies' and India will leave 'no stone unturned' to 'strengthen our Armed Forces'.

 

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08:55 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM requests citizens to pledge for 'energy independent before completing 100 years of independence'

While giving his speech on the celebrations of 74 years of Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested citizens to 'pledge' for 'energy independent before completing 100 years of independence'. 

 

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08:51 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi announces 'National Hydrogen Mission'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day unveiled Centre's National Hydrogen Mission for the field of Green Hydrogen.

 

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08:48 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Indian daughters are upfront 'whether it is board exams or Olympic stadium'

Hailing India's daughters and women empowerment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 74 years of Independence said that the woman of the country has evolved from education to sports. Watch Prime Minister's live speech here- https://www.republicworld.com/livetv.html

 

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08:45 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: National Education Policy- fight against poverty: PM

While talking about the big reforms and smart governance, the Prime Minister said that National Education Policy that was brought by the Centre last year has contributed for the poor to fight against poverty. 

 

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08:38 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi expresses 'Political will' to bring big changes

The Independence Day speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi included development, change and Government schemes to fulfill the plans. Moreover, the Prime Minister expressed 'political will' for reforms. 

 

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08:34 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Centre to launch PM Gati Shakti Plan with 100 lakh crore plan

Talking about 'world-class innovations' and next-generation infrastructure development, the Prime Minister on the occasion of Independence day unveiled Government's master plan for a 100 lakh crore national infrastructure scheme. 

 

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08:31 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: "India has launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant for trials at sea"

Hailing several developing initiatives taken by India, the Prime Minister specifically talked about INS Vikrant which is launched for its first indigenous trials at sea. 

 

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08:27 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM calls 'UDAN scheme' 'unprecedented'

While talking about the fast pace development in India, Prime Minister marked the success of UDAN scheme connecting far-flung areas and termed it 'unprecedented'. Watch Prime Minister's Independence Day speech here- https://www.republicworld.com/livetv.html

 

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08:23 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi talks about next-generation development schemes

Emphasizing on infrastructure development of India, the Prime Minister said that 'we need to work together for world-class manufacturing, cutting innovations' for the next generation. 

 

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08:20 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM talks about challenges to help farmers as much as possible

"Small farmer becomes the pride of the country, this is our dream," says PM Modi and talks about enhanced schemes for farmers in coming years. "They have to be given new facilities," says PM Modi on farmers' development. 

 

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08:16 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Govt to prepare e-commerce platform for rural areas

While talking about '8 crore sisters in the village who are associated with our self-help group,' the Prime Minister announced that Government will soon start e-commerce platform for rural areas. Watch PM Modi's Independence Day speech here- https://www.republicworld.com/livetv.html

 

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08:12 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Jammu and Kashmir to soon have assembly elections

In his Independence Day speech to mark 74 years of Independence, Prime Minister asserted, "Delimitation Commission has been constituted in Jammu and Kashmir and preparations are on for assembly elections in the future". 

 

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08:10 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: "Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh" to be "a foundation for India's development"

The Prime Minister talked about including every corner of India for the development. Specifically mentioning Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, PM said that these regions will 'make a foundation for India's development in the future'. Watch the live speech here- https://www.republicworld.com/livetv.html

 

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08:07 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi calls for initiatives for 'section that is lagging behind'

While talking about 'sabka vikas' Prime Minister said that it is time to 'hold hands' for that section of the society that it lagging behind. "It is essential to fully utilise the capabilities of India to take it to new heights, in the 21st century," added PM Modi. 

 

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08:04 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: hospitals to soon have their own oxygen plants

Amid the prevailing situation of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced that Hospitals in India will soon have 'their own oxygen plants'. 

 

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08:03 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Several Union Government schemes helped the poor of the nation, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about several schemes taken by Union Government including Ujjwala to Ayushman Bharat and said it has helped the poor of the nation. "Today, govt schemes have picked up pace & are reaching their goals," says PM Modi. 

 

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07:59 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi hails India's COVID-19 vaccination drive

As India continues the largest vaccination drive against COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed pride in the drive. In His Independence Day speech, the Prime Minister said 4 crore people have received vaccine doses so far. Watch PM's live speech here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtoOK86mW8Y

 

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07:57 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: "This is the right time," says PM Modi for development

"We do not have a moment to lose, this is the right time. The nation needs to change and as a citizen, we need to change ourselves. We have to move ahead with new aspirations," says PM Modi.

 

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07:55 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: "Sabka Saath - Sabka Vikas - Sabka Vishwas"

In his speech to mark the 74 years of Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi added Sabka Vishwas with the original tagline of BJP- "Sabka Saath - Sabka Vikas".

 

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07:51 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Prime Minister hails health workers for 'extraordinary pace' in COVID fight

"Indians have fought this battle (COVID) with a lot of patience. We had many challenges but we worked with extraordinary pace in every area. It's a result of strength of our industrialists & scientists, that today India doesn't need to depend on any other nation for vaccines," added Prime Minister.

 

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07:45 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi remembers partition horror

Talking about the decision of marking August 14 as 'Partition Horrors Remembrance Day,' PM Modi said that the martyrs and victims are forgotten. 

Watch Prime Minister's live speech here: https://www.republicworld.com/livetv.html

 

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07:41 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: PM Modi remembers freedom fighters, pays tribute to doctors, hails Olympic winners

"I convey my greetings on this special occasion of Independence Day. This is a day to remember our great freedom fighters," says PM Modi. He also added that Indians feel pride in the Olympic winners with not just hailed nation's name but also inspiring the next generation. 

The Prime Minister also hailed the COVID warriors. 

 

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07:38 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Flower petals showered at the Red Fort

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi commences his Independence Day Speech, flower petals were showered by two Mi 17 1V helicopters of the Indian Air Force. 

 

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07:35 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Prime Minister hoists the National Flag

Before commencing his speech to mark 74 years of Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted National Flag from the ramparts of Red Fort. 

 

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07:26 IST, August 15th 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort

 

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07:26 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Ahead of the national flag hoisting and his speech at Red Fort, PM Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on account of the 75th Independence Day.

 

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07:15 IST, August 15th 2021
PM Modi's Independence Day Speech: Prime Minister pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat