Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech, 15 August 2012


My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this anniversary of our Independence. The leaders of our freedom movement, under the stewardship of Mahatma Gandhi, had dreamt of an independent and prosperous India.  On this day in 1947, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru took the first step towards the realization of that dream by hoisting the Tricolour … Read More