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President Murmu speech to give report card on defence and security

A year after then President Ram Nath Kovind's January 31, 2022 speech, Murmu's speech will reveal the extent to which the government has implemented the pledges he made

President Droupadi Murmu addresses to the nation on the eve of the 74th Republic Day, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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Ajai Shukla New Delhi
President Draupadi Murmu will on Tuesday address Parliament on its first sitting of the calendar year. In this, the President will read out a speech, written for her by the government, listing its major policy priorities, including in defence and internal security.

A year after then President Ram Nath Kovind’s January 31, 2022 speech, Murmu’s speech will reveal the extent to which the government has implemented the pledges he made.

An analysis by PRS Legislative Research, a parliamentary research think tank, indicates that the government’s implementation of defence and internal security pledges over the last year has been mixed. 

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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 8:05 PM IST

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