India@70: Modi embraces Kashmir from Red Fort
From the ramparts of the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Independence Day sent out a strong message on Kashmir. In a 56 minute address, Modi touched upon a variety of issues including Kashmir and triple talaq.
He said that the problem of Kashmir can only be resolved by embracing them. It cannot be solved through abuses and bullets. "Na goli se, na gaali se, Kashmir ki samasya suljhegi gale lagaane se," PM Modi said.
On triple talaq, PM Modi said that he admires the courage of women who have been suffering due to triple talaq. He added that the nation is with them in their struggles. I thank all my sisters who have taken up this issue, Modi also said.
He also spoke about creating a "New India." The people of the nation have to come together to build a country where the governance goes along with the people of the nation. "New India' is the greatest strength of the of the democracy and it is not just limited to the ballot papers," PM Modi said. He also said the government's fight against black money and corruption will continue.