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"“The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.” Jawaharlal NehruPrime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from Red Fort on Saturday. The world has shown confidence in India as we have worked on our policies, democracy and strengthening of the foundation of our economy, said Narendra Modi.Seven crore poor families have been given free gas cylinders, more than 80 crore people were provided free food, about 90,000 crore directly transferred to bank accounts, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.The mindset of free India should be 'vocal for local'. He also strongly condemned the violence in the name of faith.In his final speech of the first tenure as the Prime Minister, Modi remarked that India had come a long way from "policy paralysis in 2013 to now be known for “Reform, Perform, Transform.”He reiterated his vision to double farmers’ incomes by 2022, and noted that world bodies like World Health Organisation have appreciated the progress made in the Swachh Bharat Mission.During the speech, the Prime Minister had announced "Gagan-Yaan” a manned space mission, to be undertaken by India by 2022, using its own capabilities. "Transactions worth Rs 3 lakh crore through BHIM-UPI took place in the last month alone," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.We have increased optical fibre connectivity in villages. "If these provisions were so important for Jammu and Kashmir's welfare, why did previous governments left it as a temporary provision despite multiple opportunities to do," Modi had said.The Prime Minister had reiterated the target of doubling the size of Indian economy to USD 5 trillion in 5 years' time. This will be his second Independence Day speech of his second tenure as PM.Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes at Raj Ghat. to our Here are the highlights of the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speeches since his election in 2014.In his first address to the nation, the PM Modi departed from tradition and spoke extempore on what his vision for the country was. "I want to assure my fellow countrymen, I want to tell the “Team India” comprising 1.25 billion people that this country can become corruption-free," the Prime Minister had said, adding, "This job has to be started from the top. "Among other highlights include the announcement that women officers of Short Service Commission in the Indian Armed Forces would now be eligible for permanent commission through a transparent selection process.In his first Independence Day speech after assuming the office of Prime Minister for the second term following the emphatic victory in the 2019 General elections, the Prime Minister spoke on -- among other things -- the Abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. "Our security forces have always shown their capabilities whenever on duty. If you want our news and analysis before anyone else, make sure you subscribe now!. After the speech of the prime minister is over, the National Cadet Corps cadets will sing the National Anthem.A total of 500 NCC cadets (Army, Navy and Air Force) from different schools will be taking part, it added.PM Modi delivers message to Pakistan, China from Red Fort on Independence Day'I'll want to give him benefit of the doubt', Anupam Kher reacts to Mahesh Bhatt being targeted in Sushant death caseSAI sanctions two-month training for swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat in DubaiNPS Vs EPF: Which is more beneficial for your retirement?Netflix's '(Un)Well' raises questions on essential oilsNo one wants to work from home more than 3 days a week, survey revealsLive updates: 2020 Mahindra Thar India unveil, details, specifications, features, engines, launch date and expected priceMajor Shweta Pandey: Flag Officer who assisted PM Narendra Modi hoist tricolor at Red FortJ Balvin says he is recovering from the coronavirus: These have been some very difficult daysThe CDC Just Made a Major Reveal With This New COVID GuidelineEurope’s summer fun unravels as travel chaos, eased measures result in Covid spikeNew Mahindra Thar Unveil LIVE: Engine, features, interior, expected priceFrom Rajasthan to Punjab, Congress battles multiple mutinies.