Independence Day 2022: PM Modi Asks People To Focus On 'Panch Pran' In His 9th I-Day Speech | As It Happened

Aalok Sensharma
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Independence Day 2022: PM Modi Asks People To Focus On 'Panch Pran' In His 9th I-Day Speech | As It Happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the next 25 years will be crucial for India as he addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day 2022. In his ninth Independence Day speech, the Prime Minister recalled the contribution of the freedom fighters and emphasised on the role of the women in the country's freedom struggle. Earlier, he unfurled the tricolour at the Red Fort and paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, greeting people on Independence Day 2022. This year, Independence Day is being celebrated as "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" under which the central government has launched the "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign and is distributing tricolours to celebrate the 75th Independence Day.

15 August 2022
  • 02:59 PM

    People Wave Tricolour At Srinagar's Lal Chowk

    People today were seen waving the tricolour at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

  • 02:34 PM

    BSF, BGB Exchange Sweets On I-Day

    176 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel exchanged sweets at Phulbari, India-Bangladesh border on Independence Day 2022. 

  • 02:07 PM

    On 75 Years Of Independence, PM Modi Pushes For 'India 1st Approach', Remembers Netaji Bose, Pandit Nehru

    Remembering freedom fighters and revolutionaries such as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and Veer Savarkar on Independence Day 2022, PM Modi on Monday said that the next 25 years will be "crucial" for India as he urged the country's youth to dedicate their lives for the nation's development. Click here to read more.

  • 12:42 PM

    Amit Shah Greets Nation On Independence Day 2022

    This is a day to be proud of India's culture, vibrant democratic tradition and achievements over the last 75 years. I bow to the freedom fighters who made their supreme sacrifice for the freedom of the country and salute the brave soldiers who sacrificed everything for the safety and security of the country, tweets Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

  • 12:38 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Greets Nation On I-Day 2022

    Greetings on Independence Day. Message is that we should remember our martyrs, citizens and leaders who sacrificed their lives for independence and due to whom we're independent today. Together we'll be ready to take a decision for our country and take it forward, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

  • 12:21 PM

    Parivaarvaad, Corruption India's 2 Big Challenges: PM Modi's Dig At His Political Rivals In His I-Day Speech

    Taking a veiled dig at Congress and his other political rivals, PM Modi on Monday said that corruption and nepotism are the two biggest challenges that India is facing currently, urging the citizens to fight them with all of their strength. Click here to read more.

  • 11:50 AM

    President Droupadi Murmu Pays Tribute At National War Memorial

    President Droupadi Murmu today paid tribute to fallen heros of India at the National War Memorial in Delhi. Army chief General Manoj Pande, Indian Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari were present with her.

  • 11:44 AM

    Assam To Withdraw 1 Lakh Minor Cases

    Assam government will withdraw one lakh minor cases, including for social media posts, to reduce the burden on lower judiciary, announces Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

  • 11:43 AM

    August 5 To Be Celebrates As Freedom From Corruption Day In J-K

    The administration has decided that 5 August will be celebrated as Freedom from Corruption day every year in Jammu and Kashmir, and continuous drives against corruption will be done throughout the year, says J-K L-G Manoj Sinha.

  • 10:53 AM

    Indian Army Soldiers Recite National Anthem At Siachen Glacier

    WATCH: Indian Army troops recite the national anthem at the Siachen Glacier after unfurling the national flag on Independence Day 2022.

  • 10:28 AM

    Sonia Gandhi Extends Greetings I-Day 2022

    In the last 75 years, India has made a global mark in science, education, health, information technology and other areas through the sheer hard work of talented Indians, says Sonia Gandhi.

  • 10:28 AM

    Will Oppose Wrong Statements, Says Sonia Gandhi

    Indian National Congress will oppose the wrong statements made on historical facts for political benefits and every attempt to question great national leaders like Gandhi-Nehru-Patel-Azad on the basis of lies, says Sonia Gandhi.

  • 10:22 AM

    Mamata Banerjee Hoists Tricolour in Kolkata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hoisted the national flag in Kolkata.

  • 10:21 AM

    U'khand CM Hoists Tricolour At His Residence On Independence Day 2022

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami hoisted the national flag at his residence in Dehradun.

  • 10:14 AM

    U'khand CM Greets Nation On Independence Day 2022

    Greetings and congratulations on Independence Day. In line with PM's call, national flag is flying high at every house. We bow before all freedom fighters and those who laid down their lives. New generation is getting introduced to our history. It's a moment of pride, says Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami

  • 10:12 AM

    Indian Army Bravehearts Unfurl Tricolour At Siachen

    WATCH: Tricolour at the highest battlefield. Siachen Warriors celebrate Independence Day 2022 at the Highest Battlefield of the world.

  • 10:11 AM

    Tricolour Flys High At Srinagar's Lal Chowk

    The tricolour today was seen atop the clock tower at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

  • 09:27 AM

    Nitish Kumar Hoists Tricolour At His Residence

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoist the national flag today at his residence in Patna.

  • 09:07 AM

    Tricolour Ballons Released From Red Fort

    WATCH: Tricolour balloons were released from the Red Fort after PM Modi concluded his speech.

  • 08:57 AM

    PM Modi's Speech Ends Amid Chants Of Jai Hind

    PM Modi's speech has ended amid chants of Jai Hind, Bharat Mata Ki Jai, and Vande Mataram.

  • 08:52 AM

    PM Modi Goes All-Out Against Corruption

    We have to fight with all our strength against corruption in the country, says PM Modi.

  • 08:51 AM

    India's Youths Must Support Research And Development, Says PM Modi

    It's our endeavour that the youth of the country get all support for research in all areas from - space to the depths of the ocean. That's why we are expanding our Space Mission and Deep Ocean Mission. The solution to our future lies in the depths of space and the ocean, says PM Modi.

  • 08:46 AM

    PM Modi Pushes For Women Empowerment

    It's important that in speech and conduct, we do nothing that lowers the dignity of women, says PM Modi.

  • 08:44 AM

    PM Modi Talks About Lal Bahadur Shastri, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    We always remember Lal Bahadur Shastri ji's slogan of 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan'. Later, Atal Bihari Vajpayee added 'Jai Vigyaan' to this slogan. Now, there is another necessity to add - 'Jai Anusandhan' (research and innovation). Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyaan aur Jai Anusandhan, says PM Modi.

  • 08:35 AM

    India's People Are Aspirational, Says PM Modi

    I can see that the citizens are aspirational. An aspirational society is an asset to any country and we are proud that today in every corner of India aspirations are high. Every citizen wants to change things but is not ready to wait. They want speed and progress, says PM Modi.

  • 08:33 AM

    PM Modi Talks About Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi's dream of caring for the last person, his aspiration of making the last person capable - I dedicated myself to that. As a result of those eight years and experience of several years of independence I can see a capability, on 75 years of independence, says PM Modi.

  • 08:27 AM

    Need To Keep India First, Says PM Modi

    We have to keep India first, this will pave way for a united India, says PM Modi.

  • 08:20 AM

    Startups Growing In India, Says PM Modi

    Today, we are seeing the Digital India initiative, startups grow in the country, and a lot of talent is coming from Tier 2 and 3 cities. We have to believe in our abilities, says PM Modi.

  • 08:15 AM

    Need To Focus On 'Panchpran', Says PM Modi

    In coming years, we've to focus on 'Panchpran' - First, to move forward with bigger resolves and resolve of developed India; Second, erase all traces of servitude; Third, be proud of our legacy; Fourth, strength of unity; and Fifth, duties of citizens, which includes the PM and CMs, says PM Modi.

  • 08:08 AM

    PM Modi Talks About His Rise To Power from 2014

    In this 75-year journey, amid hopes, aspirations, highs and lows we reached where we could with everyone's effort. In 2014, citizens gave me the responsibility - the first person born after independence who received opportunity to sing praises of citizens of this country from Red Fort, says PM Modi.

  • 08:07 AM

    India An Aspirational Society, Says PM Modi

    India is an aspirational society where changes are being powered by a collective spirit. The people of India want positive changes and also want to contribute towards it. Every government has to address this aspiration society, says PM Modi.

  • 08:03 AM

    We Attained Freedom Despite Many Doubters, Says PM Modi

    When we attained freedom there were many sceptics who doubted our development trajectory. But, they did not know there is something different about the people of this land. They did not know that this soil is special, says PM Modi.

  • 08:02 AM

    Can't Forget The Struggle Of Tribal Community, Says PM Modi

    When we speak of freedom struggle, we can't forget the tribal community. Bhagwan Birsa Munda, Sidhu-Kanhu, Alluri Sitarama Raju, Govind Guru - there are innumerable names who became the voice of the freedom struggle and inspired tribal community to live and die for mathrubhumi, says PM Modi.

  • 08:02 AM

    India Made Many Efforts, Says PM Modi

    The people of our country made many efforts, did not give up and did not let their resolves fade away, says PM Modi.

  • 07:57 AM

    India Is Mother Of Democracy, Says PM Modi

    India is the mother of democracy. India has proved that it has a precious ability, and faced many challenges during its journey of 75 years, says PM Modi.

  • 07:56 AM

    PM Modi Remembers JL Nehru, Sardar Patel, And Others

    Be it those who fought for independence or built the nation - Dr Rajendra Prasad, Nehru ji, Sardar Patel, SP Mookerjee, LB Shastri, Deendayal Upadhyaya, JP Narayan, RM Lohia, Vinoba Bhave, Nanaji Deshmukh, Subramania Bharati - it's the day to bow before such great personalities, says PM Modi.

  • 07:50 AM

    PM Modi Talks About Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

    During 'Azadi Mahotsav', we remembered our many national heroes. On August 14, we remembered the horrors of partition. Today, is the day to remember all citizens of the country who contributed towards taking our country forward in these last 75 years, says PM Modi.

  • 07:49 AM

    PM Modi Remembers Revolutionaries On I-Day 2022

    This nation is thankful to Mangal Pandey, Tatya Tope, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru, Chandrashekhar Azad, Ashfaqulla Khan, Ram Prasad Bismil and our innumerable revolutionaries who shook the foundation of the British Rule, says PM Modi.

  • 07:45 AM

    PM Modi Hails Women Of India

    Every India is filled with pride when they remember the strength of the women of India - be it Rani Laxmibai, Jhalkari Bai, Chennamma, Begun Hazrat Mahal, says PM Modi.

  • 07:42 AM

    PM Modi Hails Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji Bose

    The citizens are thankful to Bapu, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Veer Savarkar who gave their lives on the path of duty. Kartvya path hi unka jeevan path raha, says PM Modi.

  • 07:38 AM

    PM Modi Congratulates Indians On Independence Day 2022

    I congratulate all Indians and those who love India on this Independence Day. It is a day to step towards a new direction with a new resolve, says PM Modi.

  • 07:34 AM

    PM Modi's I-Day Address Begins

    PM Modi's address to the nation on the occasion of Independence Day 2022 has begun.

  • 07:30 AM

    PM Modi Unfurls Tricolour At Red Fort

    PM Modi has unfurled the tricolour at the Red Fort.

  • 07:25 AM

    PM Modi Inspects Guard of Honour

    PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort.

  • 07:18 AM

    PM Modi Reaches Red Fort

    PM Modi and his convoy has arrived at the Red Fort.

  • 07:10 AM

    PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi At Rajghat

    PM Modi today paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Independence Day 2022.

  • 07:09 AM

    PM Modi Reaches Rajghat

    PM Modi has reached Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

  • 07:07 AM

    Security Beefed Up Across Delhi

    The security has been tightened across the national capital ahead of PM Modi's speech from the ramparts of Red fort on Independence Day 2022.

  • 07:04 AM

    Rajnath Singh Hoists Tricolour At His Delhi Residence

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today hoist the national flag at his residence in Delhi on the occasion of Independence Day 2022.

  • 07:03 AM

    PM Modi Extended Greetings On Independence Day 2022

    Greetings on this very special Independence Day. Jai Hind, tweets PM Modi.

  • 07:02 AM

    PM Modi To Address Nation Shortly

    PM Modi will address the country shortly from the ramparts of Red Fort as India celebrates 75 years of Independence.

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