Narendra Modi at Monday’s Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. He said the world was increasingly looking to India to help resolve global issues. Photo: Bloomberg
Narendra Modi at Monday’s Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. He said the world was increasingly looking to India to help resolve global issues. Photo: Bloomberg
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India will be a developed country within 25 years, Narendra Modi vows in speech ignoring tense China, Pakistan ties

  • India’s prime minister marked his country’s 75th independence anniversary with an 80-minute speech highlighting its increased global prominence
  • He also called for unity and the removal of any trace of colonial mindset, but didn’t talk about Pakistan and China nor any steps to improve relations

Narendra Modi at Monday’s Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. He said the world was increasingly looking to India to help resolve global issues. Photo: Bloomberg
Narendra Modi at Monday’s Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. He said the world was increasingly looking to India to help resolve global issues. Photo: Bloomberg
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