New Delhi, Dec 12: Union Minister for Minorities Affairs Najma Heptulla today termed the 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' slogan by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as one of the "most secular" message given by any leader in the country, and assured the minorities were safe. She was speaking at a function to inaugurate a Christmas festivities here.
"I am happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modiji's slogan of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is one of the most secular message that any leader in India has ever given." While assuring the minorities about their safety, she said, all the six minorities including Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis, should feel "secure" in the country.
"Our Constitution and principles do not discriminate on the basis of caste, creed, religion or gender and this fact was reiterated by Narendra Modi in his first address as PM in the parliament, she said.
Addressing the gathering at the annual Christmas celebrations organised by Delhi Diocese of Marthoma Syrian Church at at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, she wished all the people in the country on the occasion.