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PM asks people to work to create 'new India' by 2022

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

On the 75th anniversary of the Quit movement, Prime Minister Modi today asked the people to take a pledge to free the country of problems like communalism, casteism and corruption and create a 'new India' by 2022.

He saluted all those who participated in the historic movement in 1942 under the leadership of and asked people to take inspiration from that.


In a series of tweets, Modi noted that the entire nation had come together under the leadership of with the aim of attaining freedom.

"On the 75th anniversary of the historic Quit movement, we salute all the great women & men who took part in the movement," he wrote.

"In 1942, the need of the hour was to free from colonialism. Today, 75 years later the issues are different," the prime minister added.

"Let us pledge to free from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism, communalism & create a 'New India' of our dreams by 2022," he said.

Giving the slogan of 'sankalp se siddhi' (pledge to achieve), he urged the people to work shoulder to shoulder "to create the that our freedom fighters would be proud of".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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