Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reasserted on the Mantra of Dawai bhi, Kadai bhi to fight Corona. Sharing his thoughts in the Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio today, he appealed to the people to remain committed to this Mantra. He also appealed to every eligible person to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Mr Modi said, it’s a matter of honour for everyone that today India is running the world’s largest vaccination programme.
The Prime Minister recalled that the Amrit Mahotsav to mark 75 years of Independence began from the day of Dandi Yatra and will continue till 15th August, 2023. He urged citizens to bring to fore the saga of freedom fighters and the historical and cultural importance of a place during Amrit Mahotsav to connect the country.
The Prime Minister said, the Women’s Day in March, came at a time when many women players set new records and won medals. He cited the example of Mithali Raaj who has become the first Indian woman cricketer to score ten thousand runs in international cricket.
The Prime Minister lauded India’s excellent performance at the ISSF World Cup shooting in New Delhi where it topped the Gold Medals tally. Mr. Modi spoke how P V Sindhu won the Silver Medal in the BWF Swiss Open Super 300 Tournament.
The Prime Minister called for novelty and modernization in all fields of life, otherwise it becomes a burden at times. Mr Modi highlighted that the light houses are unique in terms of tourism and their grand structures have always been centres of attraction for people. He said, to promote tourism, 71 light houses have been identified in India.
The Prime Minister greeted people for Holi, New Year Celebrations of Ugadi, Tamil Puthandu, Gudi Padwa, Bihu, Navreh, Poila Boishakh, Baisakhi and Vishu, Navratri, Ram Navmi, Easter and Ambedkar Jayanti.