Tuesday, August 16, 2016

India and Terror vs Poverty

PM of India Modi 15th August 2016  Independence day address to the nation highlighted the fight against terror and Maoism and said "On the other hand, terrorism is being glorified. When innocent people are killed in terrorist attacks, there are celebrations. What kind of life is this which is inspired by terrorism? How governments are formed through inspiration of terrorism" He also acknowledged messages of support for from the peoples of Balochistan, Gilgit, (Pakistani Provinces) and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir who have thanked him, they have little democratic rights suffer both terror and poverty. He stated the main fight of the SAARC nations is of poverty, not a fight with each other. Reducing corruption, good governance and transparency are ways to help economic progress to lift millions out of poverty. He named a village only 3 hours from Delhi but it took 70 years for electricity to reach there. With a population of 800 million under the age of 35, India is set to use this human capital to become the work horse and economic powerhouse of the world, in the coming years.

FULL SPEECH HERE   http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/pm-narendra-modis-speech-on-independence-day-2016-here-is-the-full-text/

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