Kailash Satyarthi Says 'India Capable To Become A World Power'

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As nation gears up for PM's address at UNGA, Republic TV, spoke to the Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi who asserted on India's capability to become world power

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

As the nation is gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Republic TV, spoke to the Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who asserted on India's capability to become world power. He also said that ensuring human rights is another important wing of peace in the world. He said that people of all countries should come together to combat terrorism. "If war is not happening, that doesn't mean that there is peace. Ensuring human rights is equally important. He then said that after he recieved the Nobel Prize, he did everything in his capacity to ensure that the world leaders take the issue of child rights and freedom seriously."

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"India was a world leader once, 130 crore people of India have a lot of strength. Our DNA has the capacity, the energy that we can lead the world. I believe that India's future is bright," he said.

"Awards are not meant to stop you from your work. But to inspire you to do more towards the cause. And I believe that till the time every child gets their right for freedom, right to education, this fight will continue. There has been an improvement in India as well as in the world. We have witnessed that crimes like child trafficking and child slavery were not part of sustainable goals, but now they are part of the SDG goals. I met many world leaders, and then UN chief Ban-Ki Moon to ensure that this happens," he added.

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PM Modi in the US

Prime Minister Modi is on a six-day US visit. He attended the mega Howdy Modi event on the first day and addressed 50,000 Indian Americans at the NRG Stadium in Houston. US President Donald Trump also made his appearance at the event. The very next day, on September 23, the Prime Minister addressed the UN Climate Summit at the UN headquarters in New York. On September 24, the Prime Minister inaugurated the Gandhi Solar park and spoke at a special program to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary. He also met US president for bilateral talks. He addressed the GBF on Wednesday and is scheduled to speak at the UNGA on September 27. 

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