The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today on the eve of 71st Independence Day from the Red Fort addressed the nation. In his speech, he condoled the death of more than 70 children who died at Baba Raghav Das Medical College (BRDMC) in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur.
Prime Minister Modi said "A few days back many of our innocent children died in a hospital. People of India stand shoulder to shoulder with those affected due to natural disasters and the tragedy in Gorakhpur,"
He added "There is no question of being soft on terrorism or terrorists,"
He further said that "The country's security remains our priority; our forces have always proved their mettle."
PM Modi said, "I want to mention those women who have to suffer due to 'Tripe Talaq'- I admire their courage."
"Our aim is to build a new India where youth and women are able to achieve their dreams without any difficulty. Therefore, for 'Team India' this is the right time to start building 'New India'," Prime Minister Modi added.