Narendra Modi 15 August Speech 2014
On 68th Independence Day (15 August 2014), Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the people of India from the Red Fort. When Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen, he didn’t use any bullet-proof podium for delivering the speech. This 70-minute Indian Prime Ministerial Speech, for the first time, left a remarkable impression on the minds of countrymen.
The main motive of his speech was to give message to the people to contribute for the cause of building national character. Donning a red turban, Modi addressed himself “Pradhan Sewak” instead of Pradhan Mantri” to greet the people. He spoke on a wide range of issues and made no. of promises in a language which people can easily understand. By this way, he made a strong connection with the hearts of his countrymen.
Details of the issues he disclosed and the promises he had made:
Rising Cases of Rape:
When the prime minister was talking about the “Rising Cases of Rape” in India, he was so depressed on the present condition of girls. He said, “In this 21st century, where men and women have equal place, girls are not safe”. This is so shameful for all of us, women dignity is our responsibility. He even told parents to teach them values so that they can respect the women. He asked MPs to spend their funds on construction of toilets in schools and also for separate toilets for girls.
Come And Make In India:
PM encouraged the vision of “come and make in India”. He gave an open initiative to make India a manufacturing hub. He said “make India an exporter country and try to reduce the import of India by your efforts”. He gave stress on manufacturing in India to make the country more Independent.
PM Modi also gave stress on “Skill India”. He said “We should focus on the skill development of the youth to ensure the employability in the nation. The Skill development will reduce the unemployment in the country and will make the youth more capable and confident”.
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana:
The PM has launched “Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana” to encourage the poor to open bank accounts. He said” every poor should enjoy the facility of Insurance and Debit Card. This scheme will be proved beneficial for the Indian Banking System.
Prime Minster told about the dream of a Digital India. He said, “We can ensure long-distance education with broadband connectivity. This dream is for the poor not for the rich people”. By this way, poor students will also get the higher education conveniently.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana:
He also talked about a scheme to develop model villages across the country. In the scheme “Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana”, every MP will be asked to build three model villages in his State. By this scheme, every village of the nation will get progress and this will result in the progress of India.
Planning Commission to be replaced:
Prime Minister also talked about the replacement of Planning Commission with a new institution to make changes in global economic. He said “States should be taken forward to make India forward and we should think creatively on the Planning Commission’s role. Our Planning Commission should be replaced by the “National Development Reforms Commission”.
The government of India is planning to launch the “Swacch Bharat Yojna”, in October. Modi said “we should take a pledge that we will keep our surroundings clean and will contribute to develop a clean India”. Modi said. “Mahatma Gandhi respected cleanliness. On his 150th anniversary we should take a pledge to make India clean”.
He said “Skill Development” and “Good Governance are the two wheels that can make the country forward and progressive”. By this, we can expect a positive change in India.
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