Let us start a new journey of the Amrit Kaal of ‘Viksit Bharat’ through ‘Amrit Mahotsav’: PM Modi » Bhajpa Ki Baat
Amrit Kalash Yatra under Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign culminates
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the programme marking the culmination of Amrit Kalash Yatra under the Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign at Kartavya Path in New Delhi on October 31, 2023. The programme also marks the closing ceremony of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. During the program, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Amrit Vatika and Amrit Mahotsav Memorial and launched ‘Mera Yuva Bharat’ – MY Bharat platform for youth of the country. Shri Modi also presented the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Awards to the top 3 performing States or Union Territories as well as Ministries or Departments. The top 3 performing states or union territories are Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and Haryana, while the top 3 performing ministries are Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Education for the joint third position.
Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi remarked that Kartavya Path is witnessing the Mahayagya on the occasion of Sardar Saheb’s birth anniversary. Recalling 12th March 2021 when the initiation of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi Yatra, the Prime Minister observed the conclusion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on 31st October 2023, the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel. Drawing an analogy to the Dandi March Yatra which saw the participation of every Indian, the Prime Minister drew attention to the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav creating a new record of people’s participation. He underlined that the 2-year long celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) are coming to a conclusion with the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ Abhiyan.
Initiating a new resolution with MY Bharat
He pointed out that as we bid goodbye to a grand celebration, we are initiating a new resolution with MY Bharat. “MY Bharat organization is going to play a big role in nation-building in the 21st century”, PM Modi said.
Pointing to the collective strength of Indian youth, the Prime Minister said “Meri Mati Mera Desh Abhiyan is a live example of how the youth of India can organize and achieve every goal.” Shri Modi highlighted the countless youth participation from every nook and corner of the country and said that 8500 Amrit Kalash have reached the Kartavya Path from all over the country and crores of Indians have taken Panch Pran pledge and have uploaded selfies on the campaign website.
Amrit Vatika will be established
The Prime Minister said that the Amrit Vatika which will be established with saplings from all over the country will teach the coming generation about ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’. The Prime Minister told the audience about the artwork Jan, Janani, Janambhoomi in the New Parliament Building which has been made by 75 women artists from the soil of all the states.
Amrit Mohotsav a people’s movement
The Prime Minister said, “Amrit Mahotsav has, in a way, added the missing pages of history for future generations.” He said the people of India made Amrit Mohotsav a people’s movement. He said the success of Har Ghar Tiranga is the success of every Indian. People came to know about the contribution of their families and villages in the freedom struggle. He said that a district-wise database of the freedom fighters has been created.
Achievements during AKAM
The Prime Minister highlighted India’s achievements during AKAM and mentioned India’s rise to the top 5 economies in the world, the successful landing of Chandrayaan 3, the organization of G20 Summit, historic record of bagging more than 100 medals at the Asian Games and Asian Para Games, inauguration of New Parliament building, passage of Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam, new records in exports, agricultural produce, expansion of the Vande Bharat train network, initiation of Amrit Bharat Station campaign, country’s first Regional Rapid train Namo Bharat, creation of more than 65,000 Amrit Sarovars, launch and expansion of made in India 5G, and launch of PM Gatishakit Masterplan to improve connectivity. He mentioned Netaji Subhash Bose’s statue at the India Gate, New insignia of the Navy, inspiring names for the islands of Andaman and Nicobar, the declaration of Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas, Veer Baal Diwas in the memory of Sahibzaade and the decision to commemorate Vibhajan Vibhishika Diwas on 14 August every year.
Launch of MY Bharat website
“The end of something always signifies the beginning of something new”, the Prime Minister said, explaining a Sankrit Shlok. He noted the launch of MY Bharat with the conclusion of Amrit Mahotsav and said, “MY Bharat is a proclamation of the youth power of India.” He underlined that it will become a great medium to bring every youth of the country on one platform and ensure greater participation towards nation-building. He informed about the launch of MY Bharat website and said that the various programs that are being run for the youth will be included on the platform. Prime Minister Modi urged the youth to connect with it as much as possible, fill India with new energy, and take the country forward.
Concluding the address, the Prime Minister said this special day will be remembered by the nation upon the completion of 100 years of independence. “The contribution of every Indian is important to achieve the goal of being a developed country. Come, let us start a new journey of the Amrit Kaal of Viksit Bharat through Amrit Mahotsav”, he said.
• Lays foundation stone for Amrit Vatika and Amrit Mahotsav Memorial developed from soil collected from every part of country.
• ‘Mera Yuva Bharat’ – MY Bharat platform launched.
• “Meri Mati Mera Desh Abhiyan is a live example of how the youth of India can organize and achieve every goal”.
• Many great civilizations have perished but there is a consciousness in the soil of India which has saved this nation from ancient times till today.
• “Amrit Vatika will teach the coming generation about ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’”
• “Amrit Mahotsav has, in a way, added the missing pages of history for future generations”
• “During the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the country completed the journey from Rajpath to Kartavya Path”
• “MY Bharat is a proclamation of the youth power of India”
• “MY Bharat is going to play a big role in nation-building in 21st century”
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