Top quotes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he greeted the naton on its 70th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi and saluted Mahatma Gandhi,Sardar Patel,Pandit Nehru and all those who sacrificed their lives to attain ‘Swaraj’.
1 Modi on Monday came out openly in support of “freedom” for Balochistan and “Pakistan occupied Kashmir”.
“I want to speak a bit about the people in Balochistan, Gilgit, Baltistan, and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir,” the Prime Minister said in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort.
“The world is watching. People of Balochistan, Gilgit and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have thanked me a lot in the past few days,” Modi said. “I am grateful to them.”
4. “There was a time when government was surrounded by allegations but now the government is surrounded by expectations,” PM Modi said.