Salient Points of PM Modi’s address in Lok Sabha during Special Discussion on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement on 09 Aug, 2017

  • This is a special occasion – we remember the Quit India movement. Remembering such movements gives us strength as a nation
  • It is important for the younger generation to know about historical events like the Quit India movement
  • The Quit India movement marked the rise of a new leadership. They supported Mahatma Gandhi during the movement
  • The Indian freedom struggle witnessed participation from a wide range of individuals over several years
  • People followed the clarion call of Mahatma Gandhi of ‘Do or Die’
  • Our freedom was not only about our country. It was a defining moment in bringing an end to colonialism in other parts of the world too
  • The menace of corruption has adversely impacted our development journey
  • Poverty, lack of education & malnutrition – these are big challenges our nation faces. We need to bring a positive change in this regard
  • In the freedom struggle of India, the role of women was important
  • In 1942 the clarion call was ‘Karenge Ya Marenge’ – today it is ‘Karenge Aur Kar Ke Rahenge.’ These 5 years are about #SankalpSeSiddhi