Emergency a black spot on the vibrant history of India’s democracy: PM Modi
Describing the 1975 Emergency Regime as a “black spot” on India’s vibrant history of democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said democracy was crushed and suppressed 47 years ago, but the people of India did the democratic way. Responded to it.
Addressing the Indian community in Germany, the Prime Minister said, “Today is 26th June which is also known as the day when India’s democracy, which is in the DNA of every Indian, was crushed and suppressed 47 years ago. The Emergency is a black spot on the vibrant history of India’s democracy.”
“The people of India responded to all conspiracies to crush democracy in a democratic way. We Indians take pride in our democracy wherever we are.”
“Today, we can proudly say that India is the mother of democracy… The diversity of culture, food, clothing, music and traditions makes our democracy come alive. India has shown that democracy can deliver and it has “
Highlighting the achievements of his government over the past eight years, the Prime Minister said, “In the last century, Germany and other countries benefited from the Third Industrial Revolution. India was a colony then, so it could not be benefited. But now India will not be behind even in the fourth industrial revolution, it is now a leader in the world.
Modi said drone technology is being used, which is unprecedented, and then cited several examples – sprinkling of fertilizers using drones, mapping of land in Indian villages through drones Is.
“Today’s India has come out of the mindset of ‘Aisa Hota Hai, Aisa Chala Hai’. Today India takes a pledge to ‘do it’, ‘do it’ and ‘do it on time’.
Modi, who arrived in Munich on Sunday on a two-day visit to Germany, will attend the G-7 summit on Monday and discuss issues such as energy, food security, terrorism, environment and democracy with leaders of the powerful grouping and its allies. Country.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Twitter, “Early morning in Munich… Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G-7 summit…”
“At the invitation of @Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz, PM @narendramodi arrived in Germany for the G7 summit. Apart from participating in @G7 discussions on climate, energy, food security, health, gender equality and much more, PM will also hold several bilateral meetings,” tweeted Arindam Bagchi, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson.
The G7 leaders are expected to focus on the Ukraine crisis that has sparked geopolitical turmoil, in addition to fueling the global food and energy crisis.
Modi is expected to meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Indonesian President Joko Widodo in bilateral meetings during his stay.
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“During the sessions of the conference, I will exchange views with G7 counties, G7 partner countries and visiting international organizations on topical issues such as the environment, energy, climate, food security, health, counter-terrorism, gender equality and democracy. Modi had said in a statement before his visit.
Besides India, Germany, the host of the G7 summit, has also invited Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa as guests to recognize the democracies of the Global South as their partners.