In ‘Mann ki Baat’, PM pays tributes to Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation through ‘Mann ki Baat’. He extended his greetings to the people of Bangladesh on their Independence Day and paid tributes to Bangbandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “India will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Bangladesh,” he said.

Paying his respects to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, whose martyrdom day passed two days ago, he said, “Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were not scared of death. They lived and died for our nation. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru continue to inspire the nation.” He also said: “We are marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha. And this was one of the earliest Gandhian mass movements in India.”

“The Champaran Satyagraha showed us how special Mahatma Gandhi was and how unique his personality was.” Talking about Mahatma Gandhi, he said, He returned to India and in two years he went to Bihar and what he did inspired the whole nation.

The PM further said: “New India manifests the strength and skills of 125 crore Indians, who will create a Bhavya and Divya Bharat.” “India has extended support to the movement towards digital transactions. People of India have rejected corruption and black money.”