On the occasion of 70th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort today in the morning. On this day, the country became independent from British colonialism in the year 1947.
Independence Day is celebrated with great enthusiasm across every state of the country. The tricolor flag is hoist every year by PM from the capital city Delhi.
15 August holds great importance in the hearts of millions of people of the country. This day is being celebrated by every Indians as national holiday with family get-togethers. Most of the people attend patriotic events on this day.
Some of the famous quotes of Indian Army:
- “Either I will come back after hoisting the tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure”- Capt. Vikram Batra, Param Veer Chakra
- “What is a lifetime adventure for you is a daily routine for us.”- Ladakh Leh highway sign board..Indian Army
- “If death strikes, before I prove my blood, I swear I’ll kill death.”- Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, Param Veer Chakra 1/11 Gorkha Rifles
- “Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
- “To find us, you must be good, to catch us you must be fast, but to beat us…you must be kidding.”
- “May God have mercy on our enemies, because we won’t”
- “We live by chance, we love by choice, we kill by profession.”- Officers Training Academy, Chennai
- “It is God’s duty to forgive the terrorists, but it’s our duty to convene a meeting between the two.”
- “I regret I have one life to give for my country”- O fficer Prem Ramchandani said.