Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday encouraged the people of Jammu and Kashmir to take a pledge to make the Union Territory Nasha-Mukt (free of drugs), Bhrashtachar-Mukt (corruption-free), and Rojgaar-Yukt (employable).
“Jammu and Kashmir is on the move. I call upon every section of the society to make their valuable contribution to a happy, peaceful and prosperous Union Territory. On this Independence Day, let us take a pledge to make Jammu and Kashmir Nasha-Mukt, Bhrashtachar-Mukt and Rojgaar-Yukt,” he said.
Sinha added to the speech that the administration has decided that August 5 will be celebrated as Freedom from Corruption day every year in J&K and constant practice against corruption will be executed throughout the year.
“Three years back, PM Modi lit a lamp of modern economic and social development in Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir administrations achieved notable achievements. Despite various challenges, we completed 50,726 projects in last financial year with a five-time speed,” he said.
The Lieutenant Governor said that in the new J&K, the foundation of the 21st century for realising the dreams and hopes of the youth is being prepared.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of Independence Day for the ninth time from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi, said that India is the “mother of democracy” and everyone is working towards empowering every Indian at every corner of the nation.
On this historic day, PM Modi addressed the nation and said “India is the mother of democracy. India has proved that it has a precious ability and faced many challenges during its journey of 75 years.”
While recalling the philosophies of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, PM Modi said, “Based on the philosophy of Gandhi ji, we are working towards empowering every Indian at every corner of the nation … be it Dalit, women, farmers, Divyang … from north to south, east to west”.
“An aspirational society is important for any nation. Today, we are proud that these aspirations are present in every household in India. Every citizen is enthusiastic and works with progress for the progress of New India. This Amrit Kaal is providing us with a golden opportunity to fulfill the dreams and goals of this aspirational society,” said Prime Minister Modi.