In his I-Day speech, PM Modi talks about corruption, nepotism, and ‘panchpran’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday, whereas addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, asserted India’s struggle towards corruption is getting into a “decisive period” as he listed two huge challenges of corruption and nepotism which can be dealing with the nation.

“If we do not solve these in time, they can become formidable,” he stated.

During his one-hour and 23 minutes speech, he additionally introduced 5 resolutions for the nation for the subsequent 25 years that he described as Amrit Kal.

In an oblique reference to cash recovered throughout the current raids by the Enforcement Directorate, the Prime Minister stated, “Bharat jaise desh me jahan log garibi se jujh rahe hai… ek taraf wo log hain jinke pas rahne ko jagah nahin hain, dusri taraf wo log hain jinko apna chori kiya hua mal rakhne ko jagah nahin hai. (In a country like India where people are fighting against poverty… On the one side, there are people who do not have a place to live, on the other side, there are people who do not have a place to hide their money which they have stolen.”

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“This is not a good condition. Therefore, we have to fight against corruption with full power,” he stated, including that his authorities has ensured a saving of Rs 2 lakh crore by the implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer within the final eight years.

‘Big-wigs won’t be spared’

Modi stated that corruption is hollowing the nation like a termite and we must struggle it. “Humari koshish hai ki jinhonne desh ko loota hai, unko lautana bhee pade. Hum iski koshish kar rahein hain. (It is our efforts that those who have looted the country are forced to return it. We are trying to create that situation,” stated PM Modi.

The prime minister stated that the nation’s struggle towards corruption is getting into a “decisive period [nirnayak kalkhand]”. “Bade bade chamarbandi bhi bach nahin payenge. (Even the big-wigs will not be spared),” he stated.


“With this attitude, India is marching in a decisive period against corruption,” Modi stated. “I have come to seek your support so that I can fight this battle and the country can win this battle,” Modi stated.

Modi stated that it’s a matter of concern that at present, hate towards corruption might be seen within the nation however at occasions, corrupts are handled with generosity. This doesn’t swimsuit nicely in any nation, he stated.

“Some people even go to that extent that even if a person has been convicted by the court and has been found corrupt, about to go prison or are in the prison. Despite that they keep on glorifying them,” Modi stated, including that till folks don’t hate filth, consciousness about cleanliness can’t be created.


Until there isn’t any feeling of hate towards corruption and the corrupt, they aren’t pressured to really feel low socially, until then this mentality is just not going to finish, Modi stated, including that the nation wants to pay attention to the corruption and corrupt.

‘Nepotism hurts the nation’

Speaking about nepotism, Modi stated, “When I talk about nepotism, people think that I am only talking about politics. No, unfortunately, that evil in the political field has nurtured nepotism in every institution of India.”

Nepotism has gripped many establishments of the nation and this hurts the nation’s expertise and potential, Modi stated, including that that is additionally one of many causes for corruption.

Hitting out at dynastic politics, Modi stated, “The dynastic politics is aimed at the welfare of a family only and it doesn’t care about the welfare of the country.”

Calling for cleansing of politics (rajneeti ki shuddhikaran), Modi stated that we’ve got to make free the nation of dynastic politics and take the nation ahead on the idea of expertise. “Aiyiye Hindustan ki rajneeti ki shuddhikaran aur sabhi sansthaon ki shuddhi ke liye kadam barhayen. (Let’s come and take steps to clean the politics and institutions of India.),” Modi stated.


Panchpran, new slogan

Among the 5 resolves or panchpran he introduced for the subsequent 25 years—first, huge resolve; second, to desert the slave mentality; third, we’ve got to really feel proud about our heritage; fourth, unity and solidarity; and fifth, the responsibility of residents.


“We have to make India a developed nation in the next 25 years,” Modi stated. “Ghulami ki mansikata ko tilanjali deni hogi. (The slave mentality has to be abandoned.)”

Discussing his authorities’s give attention to Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Modi stated, “We have to become self-reliant in the energy sector.”


Emphasising the necessity for innovation, Modi added a brand new phrase—Jai Anusandhan—to the slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan which was coined by the then prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh and expanded to Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan and Jai Vigyan by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan,” stated Modi.

Modi additionally urged folks to take a resolve to respect girls and known as for growing their contribution to the progress of the nation throughout the subsequent 25 years.