Addressing a crowd here, Modi said: "I have come here today to salute the great tradition of those brave freedom fighters. Bhagat Singh, this name has the strength to inspire so many people to live and die for the Nation."
Speaking about Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, Modi said that in 2019, when we mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, let us fulfil the dream of a Swachh Bharat. "Ram Manohar Lohia always used to carry out swachhta andolans," he said.
We must fulfill Mahatma Gandhi's vision of a clean India as a way to mark his 150th Birth Anniversary: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/mJq7TVSXWg— ANI (@ANI_news) March 23, 2015
Addressing the farmers here Modi said: "I want to share my concern with my farmer brother and sister. We have initiated scheme of soil health card, so that you can figure out, what to grow on your land, how much fertilizer to be used.'
He said that he replied to all questions and answers from farmers in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat', which was aired on Sunday, March 22.
This is Modi's first visit to Punjab after becoming prime minister May last year.