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PM Modi launches Amrit Mahotsav on 91 years of Dandi March

Prime Minister Modi in Ahmedabad at an event,` Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav` said, "Today is the first day of the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. This Mahotsav has started 75 weeks before 15th August 2022 and will continue till 15th August 2023." 

PM Modi launches Amrit Mahotsav today and will continue till will continue till August 15, 2023.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched the ‘Amrit Mahotsav’ on Friday in remembrance of the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence which will continue till August 15, 2023. 

PM Modi launches Amrit Mahotsav

PM Narendra Modi at ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ launch event.

Prime Minister Modi in Ahmedabad at an event,` Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav` said, “Today is the first day of the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. This Mahotsav has started 75 weeks before 15th August 2022 and will continue till 15th August 2023.” 

“Freedom Struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions and Resolves at 75– these five pillars will inspire the country to move forward,” the Prime Minister added.

PM Modi paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters. 

Tribute to freedom fighters

PM Modi further said, “I pay tribute to Bapu on this occasion, those who sacrificed their lives and those who led the independence struggle. I pay tribute to brave soldiers who after independence maintained the tradition of defending the nation and sacrificed their lives for the security of the country. I pay tribute to those who rebuilt the country in these 75 years.” 

“The country can never forget Lokmanya Tilak`s `Purna Swaraj`, `Azaad Hind Fauj`s call for `Delhi Chalo`, Quit India movement…We take inspiration from Mangal Pandey, Tatya Tope, Rani Laxmi Bai, Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhagat Singh, Pandit Nehru, Sardar Patel, Ambedkar….,” PM stated. 

Previously,  the ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ website was launched by the Prime Minister in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

As part of the Amrit Mahotsav program to celebrate India’s 75th independence, the Prime Minister also initiated the Sabarmati Ashram Dandi March.

Amrit Mahotsav Programme 

PM Modi in his tweet said, “Today’s #AmritMahotsav programme begins from Sabarmati Ashram, from where the Dandi March began. The March had a key role in furthering a spirit of pride and Aatmanirbharta among India`s people. Going #VocalForLocal is a wonderful tribute to Bapu and our great freedom fighters.” 

“Buy any local product and post a picture on social media using #VocalForLocal. A Charkha will be installed near Magan Niwas at Sabarmati Ashram. It will rotate full circle with each Tweet related to Aatmanirbharta. This shall also become a catalyst for a people`s movement,” he added. 

The Mahotsav is a series of government functions that will celebrate India’s 75th anniversary. In the tradition of Jan-Bhagidari, it will be celebrated as a Jan-Utsav. The raising of the curtain starts on 12 March, 75 weeks until 15 August 2022.

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