India today is celebrating its 70th Independence Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi adressed the nation, on this occasion, from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital today . This is PM Modi's third Independence Day address to the nation. He unfurled the tricolour at Red Fort and gave an impressive Independence Day speech. From inflation, poverty to women empowerment, he touched on all issues.
PM Modi first visited Raj Ghat to pay tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatama Gandhi and then proceeded to Red Fort to hoist the Indian flag at 7:00 am.
After the flag hoisting ceremony, he addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in his 90-minute speech.
In his impressive Independence Day speech, he said that the country will not bow before terrorism. From inflation, women empowerment to poverty, he spoke about all the relevant issues.
PM said our resolve is to turn from 'Swarajya' into 'Surajya'. He also said people of Baluchistan and PoK have thanked him for raising issue of atrocities against them.
After concluding his speech, PM Modi greeted the cheerful kids who had come to witness the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort.