This Article is From Aug 15, 2020

Independence Day 2020: PM Modi, Ministers Greet Nation On Social Media

Happy Independence Day 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his greetings to the nation, on social media, said, "Happy Independence Day to all fellow Indians. Jai Hind!".

Independence Day 2020: PM Modi, Ministers Greet Nation On Social Media

Independence Day 2020 image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Red Fort

Independence Day 2020: India is celebrating the 74th Independence Day today. This year's celebrations are a severely restricted affair both in the national capital and across the country because of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers and other leaders tweeted their greetings to the nation.

"Happy Independence Day to all fellow Indians. Jai Hind!": Prime Minister Modi tweeted. 

"On the occasion of Independence Day, homage to all the great fighters who have brought freedom to the country with their valour and sacrifice and also salute the heroes who made all-out effort for the unity, integrity and security of India after independence," Home Minister Amit Shah wrote on social media. 

"Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, wrote, "Warm greetings to every Indian on the occasion of 74th Independence Day."   

"Congratulations to the countrymen on 74th Independence Day...Salute the great freedom fighters, whose sacrifice made the country free," said Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

The Indian Air Force tweeted a beautiful video and wrote, "Extend warm greetings to all on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day. Jai Hind."

"Today we salute the sacrifices and courage of innumerable freedom fighters and take inspiration from them and pledge to make the country powerful, self-reliant...," posted Union Minister Piyush Goyal. 

"Greetings on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. We shall continue to work together in the making of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat. (self-reliant India)", said aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri. 

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in a video message on Twitter said, "As we all get together to celebrate the 74th Independence Day, let us all pay tribute to the sacrifice of our freedom fighters who gave away their present for our better future." The Chief Minister had special words of praise for the armed forces of India, guarding the borders in tough circumstances.

"This Independence Day, let us celebrate the freedom that was earned by our brave countrymen and move forward in our lives to a progressive future," Conrad Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya said. 

Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram said, "Salute to the unsung professionals keeping us safe against Covid-19 and on the border!"