Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the freedom fighters on the occasion of 75 years of ‘Quit India Movement’ via Twitter. He said that the entire country salute to all the women and men who took part in the movement.
#Few organisations were against freedom of India: Gandhi
#I pay homage to Congress workers who participated in the freedom struggle: Gandhi
#Congress played a crucial role in the freedom struggle of India: Sonia Gandhi
#Congress president Sonia Gandhi addresses Parliament
#In 1942 the clarion call was 'Karenge Ya Marenge' - today it is 'Karenge Aur Kar Ke Rahenge.' These 5 years are about 'Sankalp Se Siddhi': PM
#From 2017 to 2022, when India turns 75, we need to create the same spirit that existed from 1942 to 1947: PM
#In the freedom struggle of India, the role of women was important: PM
#Poverty, lack of education & malnutrition - these are big challenges our nation faces. We need to bring a positive change in this regard: PM
#The menace of corruption has adversely impacted our development journey: PM
#Our freedom was not only about our country. It was a defining moment in bringing an end to colonialism in other parts of the world too: PM
#People followed the clarion call of Mahatma Gandhi of 'Do or Die': PM
#The Indian freedom struggle witnessed participation from a wide range of individuals over several years: PM
#The Quit India movement marked the rise of a new leadership. They supported Mahatma Gandhi during the movement: PM
#It is important for the younger generation to know about historical events like the Quit India movement: PM
#This is a special occasion - we remember the Quit India movement. Remembering such movements gives us strength as a nation: PM
#Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Parliamentarians.
#Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan addresses the Parliamentarians.
#Proceedings start in the Parliament.
In his another tweet, he said that the need of the hour was to free India in 1942 but now the issues are different. He also urged the country to take a pledge to free India from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism.
On the 75th anniversary of the historic Quit India movement, we salute all the great women & men who took part in the movement.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2017
In 1942, the need of the hour was to free India from colonialism. Today, 75 years later the issues are different.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2017
Let us pledge to free India from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism, communalism & create a 'New India' of our dreams by 2022. pic.twitter.com/x4zbaxGKkN— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2017
On the other hand, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said that the people in the government were political successors to those who had opposed the movement and cooperated with the British. Passing the resolution on Tuesday, the Congress Working Committee paid homage to the 1942 movement on its 75th anniversary.