Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: India establishing new dimensions of unity, says PM Modi
Saturday, 31 October 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, while addressing the nation on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel said that the country is establishing new dimensions of unity as Jammu and Kashmir has moved on a new path of development.
On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'Iron Man' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade at 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Kevadia. 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' or 'National Unity Day' is celebrated to...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 28 said that around one lakh NCC cadets, which include more than 30% girl cadets, are being trained by Army, Navy and Air Force for border areas. PM said, "On 15th August last year, it was announced that NCC will be given new responsibilities in around 175 districts in the coastal and border areas. For this around, 1 lakh NCC cadets are being trained by Army, Navy and Air Force. Of these, 1/3rd cadets are girls."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a NCC Rally at Cariappa Ground praised cadets for their efforts in handling hard times like floods, COVID situation in the country last year. "Be it the floods or any other calamity, NCC cadets helped the people of this country last year. During the Corona period, lakhs of cadets worked with the administration and society across the country. It is commendable," said PM Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded Guard of Honour at the rally of National Cadet Corps (NCC) at Cariappa Ground in the national capital on January 28. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was also present at the event. Prime Minister also reviewed the parade rally. A cultural event was also organised where several artists performed on regional tunes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting Gujarat's Statue of Unity in Kevadia with different regions of the country through video conferencing on January 17. Narendra Modi said that for the first time it is happening that several trains are flagged off for reaching one particular city. PM Modi further informed that one of the trains flagged off on January 17 will originate at Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station. He further said that it is a pleasant coincidence that January 17 is also observed as birth anniversary of MGR. PM Modi said, "Probably for the first time it is happening that several trains are flagged off for one particular city. Today's event in true sense is defining both Indian Railway's vision and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's mission. One of the trains flagged off for Kevadia today originates at Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station. It is a pleasant coincidence that today is the birth anniversary of MGR. His life was dedicated to the service of the poor."
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on December 05 took a fresh jibe at Amit Shah and said that Congress MLAs were ashamed of seeing him as Union Home Minister. He also blamed BJP for allegedly trying to topple the state government. "They (BJP) tried to make the government fall in Rajasthan. After meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan our MLAs told me that they were ashamed to see Amit Shah as Home Minister. There was a time when Sardar Patel was Home Minister and now it's him. They (BJP) were giving assurance that they have made five different governments fall and this will be the sixth one. BJP has been conspiring like this," said Gehlot.
On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'ironman' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to 'ironman' on his birth anniversary at 'Statue..