Prez Mukherjee Addresses The Nation Ahead of R-Day


New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the nation on the eve of the 68th Republic Day. The nation is set to celebrate the Republic Day amid high security, with French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest of the event.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee praises Modi govt’s financial inclusion schemes.
  • We must resolve complex edges of our geo-political inheritance with neighbours through peaceful dialogue.
  • Multiple strategies and action at various levels is necessary to address pollution.
  • Each of us has the right to lead a healthy, happy and productive life in India.
  • Climate change has acquired real meaning with 2015 turning out to be the warmest year on record.
  • There is no good or bad terrorism; it is pure evil.Nations will never agree on everything; but the challenge today is existential.
  • Dialogue is the civilized way to bridge disagreement; ideally, should be a continual engagement.
  • Terrorism is inspired by insane objectives, motivated by bottomless depths of hatred, instigated by puppeteer.
  • We cannot discuss peace under a shower of bullets.
  • Indian economy also had to face the blowback of the global economic slowdown, says President. Aadhaar, with its present reach of 96 crore people, is helping in direct transfer of benefits, plugging leakages and improving transparency, says President.
  • No corner can now consider itself safe from the barbaric menace of terrorism, says President Pranab Mukherjee.
  • If outlaws are able to unravel borders, we are heading towards a world of chaos, says President Pranab Mukherjee.
  • A spirit of accommodation, cooperation and consensus-building should be the preferred mode of decision-making: President Pranab Mukherjee.
  • India’s economic success has been envied by the world, says President.
  • Digital India is a programme to bridge the digital divide, says President.
  • Make in India will improve competitiveness of the domestic economy, says President Mukherjee.
  • Let us applaud what our democracy has achieved: President Pranab Mukherje.