Prime Minister Narendra Modi today continued his tradition of wearing turbans at the Independence Day celebrations and sported a saffron turban during his address at the Red Fort.
Modi had worn an orange and green coloured Jodhpuri bandhej safa for his maiden Independence day speech as Prime Minister in 2014.
He continued the tradition by wearing a turban with red and green stripes with a long safa in 2015 while he wore a red-pink-yellow coloured Rajasthani safa in 2016.
Last year, the Prime Minister had chosen an off-white and yellow-red turban with a long trail.
Recently concluded session of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was dedicated to cause of social justice: PM Narendra Modi on I-day.
India has emerged as world’s sixth largest economy says PM Modi in his address at red fort on the occasion of Independence Day.
“Many parts of India affected by floods. My thoughts are with families of those who lost their lives in floods.”, he said
“We have to ensure social justice for all and create an India that is progressing rapidly”: PM in his Independence Day speech.
There should be coordination between states and the centre to fulfil aspirations of the people, he added.
“While decisions were held back in the past due political and other compulsions, bold decisions like GST are being taken now.”
World earlier viewed India for policy paralysis, delayed reforms, now it sees it as a multi-trillion dollar investment destination says PM Modi.
World was worried earlier about India as it saw the country among the fragile five; now it looks at us with hope, he said.
India is now seen as a land of reform, perform and transform. We are poised for record economic growth said in his address.
Indian astronaut, be it son or daughter, will go into space in Gaganyaan by the year 2022, he assured.
The country celebrated its 72nd Independence Day today where Modi addressed the people of India from the ramparts of Red Fort.