Work hard to ensure 21st Century belongs to India: PM Narendra Modi
Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday requested Indians to work laborious to make sure that the 21st Century belongs to India and mentioned his authorities was making each effort to rework the nation and take it to new heights.
Addressing the Indian diaspora within the Philippines capital, Modi mentioned difficulties is perhaps there however as soon as it is crossed nobody can cease India from attaining new heights.
“Our efforts are aimed toward remodeling India and guaranteeing every little thing in our nation matches international requirements,” Modi mentioned in his practically 35-minute speech.
Noting that 21st Century is described as Asia’s Century, Modi advised the cheering viewers that it was responsibility of each Indian to work laborious to make it a century of India.
“I say it’s doable,” Modi asserted.
The Prime Minister mentioned India has all the time contributed to the world peace and greater than 1.25 lakh Indian troopers sacrificed their lives only for peace throughout the two world wars.
“Our contingent within the UN Peacekeeping Forces is among the many largest. India is the land of Mahatma Gandhi, peace is integral to our tradition,” he mentioned, highlighting India’s contribution to the world peace.
Modi additionally lauded his authorities’s initiatives equivalent to ‘Swachh Bharat’, ‘Jan Dhan Yojna’ and ‘Ujjwala Yojana’.
“Which Indian does not need cleanliness? We now have began from the place Mahatma Gandhi left and until now over 2.25 lakh villages in India have develop into open defecation free,” he mentioned.
Stating that getting a LPG connection as soon as was once an enormous achievement, Modi mentioned his authorities has offered free LPG connections to greater than three.5 crore households in over three years.
He additionally attacked the Opposition and mentioned that earlier than 2014 individuals used to ask how a lot cash has gone to scams however now they ask how a lot has come.
Modi arrived right here yesterday on a three-day go to to attend the ASEAN-India and the East Asia summits.