India is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its independence today. Like every year, PM Modi is addressing the nation from the Red Fort for the eighth time today. Addressing the nation, PM Modi said, "Whether it is Nehru Ji, the first Prime Minister of India, Sardar Patel who transformed the country into a united nation or Babasaheb Ambedkar, who showed India the way to the future, the country is remembering every such personality, the country is indebted to all of them.''
He further said, "The more than 8 crore sisters associated with our self-help group in the village make more than one product. The government will now create an e-commerce platform to ensure that their products get a big market in the country and abroad.'' At the same time, he added, "Today we see our villages changing rapidly. He said that in the last few years, they have been providing facilities like roads and electricity to the villages. Now, the villages are getting optical fiber networks, the power of data, the internet is reaching. Digital entrepreneur is also being developed in the village.''
At the same time, he also said, "We have also awakened the aspirations of the districts of the country for which it was believed that they were left behind. Priority is being given to schemes related to education, health, nutrition, roads, employment in more than 110 aspirational districts of the country. Many of these districts are in tribal areas.'' He also said, "Today, a new history of connectivity is being written in the North-East. This connectivity belongs to the hearts as well as to the infrastructure. The work of connecting the capitals of all the North-Eastern States with rail service is going to be completed very soon.''