Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation

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