PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech: Top 20 Quotes

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day. The Prime Minister, before arriving at the Red Fort, paid a floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan were amongst the many of VVIPs present at the venue.

PM Modi was received by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre, Defence Secretary G. Mohan Kumar and Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag at the Red Fort.

After unfurling the tricolour at the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on its 70th Independence Day.

Here are 20 highlights from his speech.


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