Reacting to Modi's speech from the Red Fort here, @PriyalGuliani wrote: "I liked this speech... Rape...cleanliness.. equality ..communal violence .. development."
Another Twitter user, @sanjeevsanyal said: "Wow, what a speech! PM Modi lays out a clear, actionable vision for India. Now over to implementation."
User @smitabarooah said that after the prime minister's "inspiring" speech, "Believe our nation has a roadmap, our nation is in safe hands".
Another user @rashneek wrote: "Great to hear names of Aurbindo Vivekananda and Lal Bahadur in an independence speech. A truly inspiring speech from toilets to technology."