Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi urges countrymen to salute Kargil war heroes, cheer for Indian Olympic athletes
Hailing the Indian armed forces, the Prime Minister said that the Kargil war is a symbol of valour and discipline of our security forces which the entire world has witnessed. He said that India will celebrate this day as 'Amrut Mahotsav'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat and asked people to cheer and support team India at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
He said every Indian felt proud watching our contingent in full glory at the Tokyo games.
“Every Indian felt proud seeing our contingent in full glory at the Tokyo Olympics. Let us all congratulate and encourage our athletes representing India at the Olympics. To support our Olympics team on social media, the 'Victory Punch Campaign' has already begun. You also share your victory punch along with your team and cheer for India,” said PM Modi.
He also urged the countrymen to salute the brave hearts of Kargil on July 26, when the nation will mark Kargil Vijay Diwas. Hailing the Indian armed forces, the Prime Minister said that the Kargil war is a symbol of valour and discipline of our security forces which the entire world has witnessed. He said that India will celebrate this day as 'Amrut Mahotsav'.
"Tomorrow is Kargil Vijay Diwas. Kargil war is a symbol of valour and discipline of our armed forces which the entire world has witnessed. I would like you to read the thrilling story of Kargil on Kargil Vijay Diwas. Let us all salute the brave hearts of Kargil," said the Prime Minister on his 79th edition of the monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat.
"The day will be celebrated as Amrut Mahotsav. That's why it becomes even more special," he added. The Prime Minister further appealed to all citizens to take part in the events being held across the nation as part of the Amrut Mahotsav, which is being celebrated to mark the 75th Independence Day of India on August 15, 2022.
The country will be celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the 'Kargil Vijay Diwas'.
PM Modi also said his monthly address has positivity and sensitivity and added that the programme has given him a medium to understand the minds of the young generation.
A recent study by MyGov found that about 75% of those who send their message and suggestions to Mann Ki Baat are below 35 years. It means Mann Ki Baat is being guided by the views of the youth of India. Mann Ki Baat is a medium where there is positivity and sensitivity, he said.
The Mann ki Baat comes ahead of the Independence Day on August 15th. On this occasion, he appealed to the people to proceed with the view of ‘Nation First and Always First’.
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