We don’t dodge or nurture problems: Top 10 quotes of PM Modi on Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his sixth c... more

We don’t dodge or nurture problems. The work that was not done in last 70 years, after the formation of new government, within 70 days the two houses of Parliament voted with two thirds majority to remove them - PM Modi on revocation of Article 370 in Kashmir. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
1/10We don’t dodge or nurture problems. The work that was not done in last 70 years, after the formation of new government, within 70 days the two houses of Parliament voted with two thirds majority to remove them - PM Modi on revocation of Article 370 in Kashmir. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
We think differently and it is 'India First' for us. Politics comes and goes but steps in the interest of the nation are paramount. - PM Narendra Modi. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
2/10We think differently and it is 'India First' for us. Politics comes and goes but steps in the interest of the nation are paramount. - PM Narendra Modi. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
'The country fully understands the importance of water conservation and that is why a ministry for Jal Shakti has been formed. Both Central and the states government will work together for this mission.
3/10'The country fully understands the importance of water conservation and that is why a ministry for Jal Shakti has been formed. Both Central and the states government will work together for this mission." (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
4/10"Population explosion in the country will create various problems for the coming generations. Those who follow the policy of small family also contribute to the development of the nation, it is also a form of patriotism. There is a need of social awareness in the country," Narendra Modi said during Independence Day speech. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
5/10"From 2014 to 2019, we became a $3 trillion economy. Before that, in the last 70 years, the country was a $2 trillion economy. We added $1 trillion to the economy in just five years. Now we are looking forward to making the nation a $5 trillion economy," (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
We have done a lot in improving 'Easing of Doing Business'. But that's just one step. Our ultimate aim is 'Ease of Living - PM Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
6/10We have done a lot in improving 'Easing of Doing Business'. But that's just one step. Our ultimate aim is 'Ease of Living - PM Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
“Our Muslim sisters and daughters lived under the fear of Triple Talaq. They may not have gone through it but they feared it like a dangling sword...this decision cannot be measured with the scales of politics. This will help generations to come,” PM Modi said during  his sixth consecutive Independence Day Speech. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
7/10“Our Muslim sisters and daughters lived under the fear of Triple Talaq. They may not have gone through it but they feared it like a dangling sword...this decision cannot be measured with the scales of politics. This will help generations to come,” PM Modi said during his sixth consecutive Independence Day Speech. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
Those who speak in favour of Article 370, the country is asking them that if it was so important and could change destiny – then why is it that for 70 years you did not give it permanent provision but left it temporary only. You also know what happened was not right but you did not have the courage or intention to correct it -- PM Modi. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
8/10Those who speak in favour of Article 370, the country is asking them that if it was so important and could change destiny – then why is it that for 70 years you did not give it permanent provision but left it temporary only. You also know what happened was not right but you did not have the courage or intention to correct it -- PM Modi. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint )
9/10"Reform is also necessary. Defence reform has been in the works for a long time now and reports have been tabled several times. The rules of war are changing and India can’t think in a bubble. Our forces need to move together and can’t be falling behind each other. Coordination should be in tandem with the other.” (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
“Times are changing and we have to accept that:People's thinking has changed. Earlier, people were happy with merely a plan to make a railway station. Now people ask- when will Vande Bharat Express come to my area.People do not want only good railway stations or bus stations, they ask- when is a good airport coming.
10/10“Times are changing and we have to accept that:People's thinking has changed. Earlier, people were happy with merely a plan to make a railway station. Now people ask- when will Vande Bharat Express come to my area.People do not want only good railway stations or bus stations, they ask- when is a good airport coming." - PM Modi (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
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