PM Modi unfurls Tricolour at Red Fort as India celebrates 73rd I-Day
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Tricolour and led the nation to the celebration of the 73rd Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi today.
The celebration which began at 7.30 am witnessed a jam-packed crowd which had turned up to take this grand revelry which is being conducted amidst tight security arrangements.
During his address which is underway, the PM the said now the government in India is stable, policy system is predictable. Moreover, the world is enthusiastic to have trade cooperation with our country. We are relentlessly working to keep prices under check and speed up the developmental process.
Informing on his government’s initiative to guarantee the progress of the country at a fast pace Modi informed that a decision has been taken to invest Rs 100 lakh crore on the country’s infrastructure recently.
“On this festival of national fervour, 3,500 girl students drawn from 41 government schools in Delhi; 5,000 boy spectators and 700 NCC cadets from 17 schools will display ‘strength in unity’ through the formation of the words Naya Bharat,” a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, said.
Earlier, to his arrival at the Red Fort the PM paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Later the moved to Red Fort where Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra welcomed him.