PM Modi set to deliver his sixth straight I-Day speech
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 PM Modi will deliver on Thursday his 6th straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from the landmark decision on J&K to the state of economy. Modi has used August 15 addresses to announce his government's programmes like 'Swachh Bharat', 'Ayushman Bharat' and India's first manned space mission.
PM Modi during his Independence day speech made a mega announcement on the Armed forces. He announced the formation of a Chief Of Defence Staff post. PM Modi argued that this will lead to better synergy between the Army, Navy and the IAF.