NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said corruption is “like a termite” that hollows the country and the task to make India corruption-free brooks no delay.He urged all citizens to work together to get rid of this menace as soon as possible.
In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat , the PM read a postcard addressed to him by a girl from Prayagraj mentioning her dream of a corruption-free India by 2047.He said, “You talked about a corruption-free India.Corruption hollows the country like the termite do.Why wait for 2047 to get rid of it? All of us countrymen, today’s youth have to do this work together, as soon as possible and for this it is very important that we give priority to our duties.Where duty is felt, duty is paramount, corruption cannot even think of entering there.”
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The 85th edition of the PM’s radio programme coincided with
Modi also talked about a postcard from a girl in Assam who expressed her wish to see India as the cleanest country in the world, completely free of terrorism, among the 100% literate countries, with zero accidents and capable of ensuring food security with sustainable technology by 2047.
The PM said, “What our daughters think, the dreams they see for the country, do come true,” while adding “you will definitely make India the way you want her to be.”
The PM also talked about the merging of the Amar Jawan Jyoti near India Gate and the flame at the National War Memorial.“There were tears in the eyes of many countrymen and martyrs families on this emotional occasion,” Modi said.He added that the names of all the bravehearts who have been martyred since Independence have been inscribed at the memorial.
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He said some former soldiers of the army have written to him saying that the Amar Jawan Jyoti lit at the memorial is a symbol of the immortality of the martyrs.Modi urged the people with their family members to visit the National War Memorial whenever they get an opportunity.
Referring to the inauguration of a digital sculpture of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at the India Gate, the PM said, “We can never forget the way the country welcomed this, the wave of joy that arose from every corner of the country; the kind of feelings expressed by every countryman.”
Modi also mentioned how unsung heroes who have got Padma awards who have done extraordinary deeds in ordinary circumstances.
In his radio address, the PM said Ladakh will soon get an open synthetic track and an astro turf football stadium which is being built at a height of more than 10,000 feet.This will be the largest open stadium in Ladakh where 30,000 spectators can watch games together.
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