Narendra Modi: Need to expose those who shelter, promote terrorism

Updated: Aug 15, 2019, 18:12 IST | mid-day online correspondent

He also saluted the sacrifice of security personnel for sacrificing their present for brightening the future of citizens of the country

Narendra Modi: Need to expose those who shelter, promote terrorism
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: On the 73rd Independence Day at Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and highlighted the need for all global powers to come together to fight against terrorism stating that his government's policy for eradicating terrorism was firm and clear. Narendra Modi emphasised that security and peace are two important aspects and added, "Different parts of the world are struggling with conflicts and security crisis. For world peace, India has to play its role. In global aspects, India cannot stay a silent witness to it. We all must come together to identify those who support or breed terrorism. We are committed to fighting against terrorism".

Watch the video of the key highlights of Narendra Modi's speech on Independence Day

Speaking further, Narendra Modi said, "India is strongly fighting against those who are spreading terrorism. Terrorism in any part of the world is a war against humanity and hence all humanitarian forces should come together to expose the real face of those who harbour, promote or export terrorism. Those who give protection and support terrorism must be completely exposed. Some people have troubled not only India but also our neighbours through terrorism. Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka also are affected by terrorism. All countries in the world need to come together to fight this menace. India should play its role in uniting all global forces to eradicate terrorism. When we fight against terrorism then we are actively playing our role in enhancing security and peace in this whole region."

With inputs from ANI

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India celebrates Independence Day 2019 with patriotic fervour
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    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hoisted the National Flag at his Varsha residence in Mumbai. The CM also hoisted the National Flag at Mantralaya in Mumbai in presence of many dignitaries on Independence Day!

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    Devendra Fadnavis also attended flag hoisting ceremony at the Mumbai High Court. The national flag was hoisted by CJ Pradeep Nandrajog. CM Fadnavis was accompanied by wife Amruta Fadnavis

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    MLA Bandra west assembly Ashish Shelar took part in 73rd Independence Day at Bandra Reclamation on August 15, 2019. He was joined by veteran actor and filmmaker Satish Shah

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    Students from the Anjuman Islam school share a light moment as they take part in the 73rd Independence Day celebrations, in Mumbai

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    Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) dog squad personnel march during a ceremony to celebrate country's 73rd Independence Day, which marks the of the end of British colonial rule, in Secunderabad on August 15, 2019. Pic/AFP

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    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets children during a ceremony to celebrate country's 73rd Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi on August 15, 2019. Pic/AFP

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