The country is all set to celebrate its 68th year of Independence Day on August 15. The day holds not only a historic day of our country but will be also an emotional affair for India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi who will deliver his maiden speech addressing the nation from the historic Red Fort on 68th Independence Day on Friday. A proud moment for all the countrymen as they will watch the Prime Minister hoist the tri-coloured National Flag at Red Fort at 7.30 am. The Celebration Ceremony of Independence Day 2014 of India will begin from 6.25 am onwards. This historic moment of the 68th Independence Day Celebrations and Prime Minister’s address to the nation will be available for live streaming at the Official Youtube Page of NIC Webcast.
Narendra Modi sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on May 26 will be hoisting the flag and later be addressing the nation. He has rebuffed the use of written rhetoric in his speech is likely to about the financial inclusion and the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme that his government had announced in the Union budget 2014-15.
The Independence Day 2014 will be covered by all across the leading media channels with Doordarshan beginning with the telecast of the live event from 6: 25 am. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach Red Fort around 7.20 and will do the flag-hoisting at 7.30 am amidst air-tight, with a multi-layered, ground-to-air security around Red Fort.
For the first time in the history of India, there would be gathering of around 10,000 members of the general public being present at the historic Red Fort to witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliver his maiden Independence Day address to the nation. There are expectations of talks about country’s rural population under a new scheme, ‘National Gramin Awas Mission (NGAM)’ and Clean Ganga Project that remains close to Narendra Modi’s heart.
Earlier on Thursday, August 14, the President of India Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of India’s Independence Day.