Independence Day: PM Modi congratulates countrymen for forming a strong, stable government after three decades

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the opponents as he congratulated the countrymen for helping his party, BJP, form a stable government after three decades of uncertainty, instability and political compulsions.

PM Narendra Modi addressing the Nation on the occasion of 77th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in New Delhi on August 15, 2023. Photo Courtesy: PIB

Modi said it on the occasion of India's 77th Independence Day.

He said that the country has a government today which is investing time and money for the balanced development of the nation, for 'Sarva Jan hitay, Sarva Jan sukhay'.

The Prime Minister highlighted the ‘Nation First’ motto and said every decision taken by his government is in this direction.

Modi called the bureaucracy his hands and feet, who are working in every corner of India, and have 'performed to transform’.

“And that's why this period of 'reform, perform, transform' is now shaping the future of India. And we are promoting those forces within the country, which are going to strengthen the foundation of the coming thousand years,” he said.

Speaking about India's global contribution during the COVID pandemic and influence of Yoga, he said the government created a separate Ministry of AYUSH, and currently Yoga and AYUSH are making waves in the world.

"After India braved Corona, the world is looking for holistic health care, which is the need of the hour," he added.

Referring to the separate Ministry for fisheries, animal husbandry and dairy, the Prime Minister called them crucial contributors and pillars of the government and the country’s economy.

Modi added that the ministry is playing an important role in uplifting those belonging to the particular class.