Independence Day was celebrated with gaiety across the country on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the flag at the Red Fort in Delhi, while the Chief Ministers hoisted the flag in all the state capitals. On this occasion, he remembered the martyrs and freedom fighters who gave freedom to the country.
Yogi pays tribute to immortal sacrifices
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hoisted the flag at Vidhan Bhawan on the 75th Independence Day in Lucknow on Sunday. In his address, he paid tributes to the freedom fighters and the immortal martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country. Said that the memorials built for the martyrs remind us of freedom. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan unfurls the flag on the occasion of 75th Independence Day in Bhopal.
No attack or threat from Pakistan will be tolerated: Punjab CM
In Punjab also, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh addressed the state level function. Said that any attack or threat from Pakistan will not be tolerated. If he tries to spoil the atmosphere in India or Punjab, then he will be taught a tough lesson.
Gehlot said- Central government is arrogant
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot hoisted the flag at a function held at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Gehlot, who came out of the government residence after a long time, also spoke to the media persons. Said that the central government is arrogant. Pride politics will not last long. People will soon teach a lesson.
Nitish hoisted the flag for the fifteenth time
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the flag for the fifteenth time at Gandhi Maidan on the occasion of Independence Day on Sunday. He became the Chief Minister of Bihar to hoist the flag the most times. After taking the salute of the parade, the Chief Minister made several announcements. Announced the launch of many new schemes for the agriculture sector. Apart from this, an increase of eleven percent was announced in the dearness allowance of the state employees.
Health card to all in Odisha
On the occasion of 75th Independence Day in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced to provide smart health cards to 3.5 crore people in the state under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY). Odisha is the first state in the country to provide such smart health cards. Beneficiaries will be able to get treatment using this card in 200 hospitals across the country.