New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today listed five pillars for the celebration of India’s 75 years of Independence and said that the commemoration is to be done with the participation of 130 crore Indians.
PM Modi made the remarks addressing the first meeting of the National Committee to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, a programme to mark 75 years of India’s Independence.
Speaking at the virtual meeting, the Prime Minister said that the country will celebrate the occasion of 75 years of Independence with grandeur and enthusiasm befitting the historic nature, glory and importance of the occasion.
He lauded new ideas and diverse thoughts coming from the members of the committee and dedicated the Mahotsav of 75 year of Independence for the people of India.
PM Modi also informed that 5 pillars have been decided for the celebration of the 75 years.
“These are Freedom Struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions at 75 and Resolve at 75. All these should include the ideas and feelings of the 130 crore Indians,” he added.
The Prime Minister also stated the festival of 75 years of independence should be one such festival, in which the spirit of freedom struggle, tribute to the martyrs and their pledge to create India, could be experienced.
He added that this festival should embody the glimpse of the glory of Sanatan Bharat and also the glow of modern India.
“This festival should reflect the light of the spirituality of the sages and also the talent and strength of our scientists. This event will also showcase our achievements of these 75 years to the world and also give a framework for resolution to us for the next 25 years,” PM Modi said.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister said that the celebration of 75 years is to be done with the participation of 130 crore Indians and this people’s participation is at the core of this celebration. This participation involves the feelings, suggestions and dreams of 130 crore countrymen.
He further emphasized upon the need to honour and take the stories of lesser known freedom fighters to people of the country.
“Every nook and corner of the country is replete with the sacrifice of sons and daughters of the country and their stories will be an eternal source of inspiration for the nation. We have to bring the contribution of every section to the fore. There are people who are performing some great work for the country for generations, their contribution, thinking and ideas need to be integrated with the national efforts,” he added.
PM Modi said this historial festival is about fulfilling the dreams of the freedom fighters, an attempt to elevate India to the height which they had wished.
The meeting was attended by various members of the national committee including Governors, Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, political leaders, scientists, officials, media personalities, artists, film, sports personalities, and eminent persons from other walks of life.