New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned against efforts to sow discord and create divisions in the country and asserted that such efforts will not succeed.
The Prime Minister said that the whole world is looking at India for the youth of the country. Prime Minister Modi said his government has ushered in a digital, start-up and innovation revolution that is benefiting the youth.
“It is time for new opportunities for the youth of India. It is clear everywhere that India’s time has come,” he said while addressing the NCC cadets attending the Republic Day celebrations.
At the same time, the Prime Minister called for caution against attempts to divide the country.
“Desh ko torne ke kai bahane dhunde jaye he. Bhanti, bhanti ki baten nikal kar, ma bharti ki santano ke bich me dodh me dara karne ki koshishe ho rahi hen (Several excuses are being made for breaking the country. Among the children of Mother India To create division,” the Prime Minister said.
“Despite such efforts, there will never be a difference between the people of India,” he said. “Maa ke dudh mein kavi darar na ho Shakti,” said PM Modi.
“The mantra of unity is the ultimate antidote. The mantra of unity is India’s strength as well as commitment. It is the only way India will achieve greatness,” the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister’s comments came in the backdrop of a heated debate over a BBC documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots.
The Prime Minister said that border infrastructure work is going on at a fast pace and it will open a new world of opportunities and possibilities for the youth.
PM Modi said it was a time of great potential for girls in the country.
“Police and paramilitary forces have seen double the number of women in the last eight years. Paving the way for deployment of women across the three armed borders,” he said.
“The first batch of women cadets has started training at the National Defense Academy in Pune. And 1500 girl students have been admitted to soldier schools which were opened for girl students for the first time,” PM Modi said.
The Prime Minister said that the National Cadet Corps has also seen a consistent increase in the participation of women over the past decade.
Earlier, the Prime Minister released a special day cover and a commemorative coin of ₹ 75 denomination to commemorate 75 years of NCC.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, NCC Director General Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh. Defense Chief Anil Chauhan, Army Chief General Manoj Pandey, Navy Chief Admiral R Harikumar. Air Force Chief VR Chowdhury and Defense Secretary Girdhar Armane were present. the occasion