Wed. Dec 7th, 2022

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday the decision to change the name Chandigarh Airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. The decision was made just days before the iconic freedom fighter’s birth anniversary, which falls on September 28.
In his monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio address, where he spoke on a variety of topics, Modi also paid tribute to BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay, who propagated “integral humanism” and “antyodaya” (welfare of the weakest). , two important guiding forces. of the current regime. He also said the return of the cheetahs is a source of pride for 130 crore Indians and shows the country’s love for nature.
The prime minister said a task force will monitor the cheetahs and based on that, decide when people can get a chance to see them. He said a competition will be organized where people can suggest the brand of the campaign being run on the cheetahs and even consider naming the predators.
Renaming the Chandigarh airport, Modi said: “I had been waiting for a long time. Let’s take inspiration from our freedom fighters… this is our tribute to them.”
In his speech, Modi said that people have another reason to celebrate on September 28. “I’ll just say two words. Those two words are: surgical strike! Hasn’t Josh come back to life?” he said.
Sunday’s Mann ki Baat coincided with the 106th anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyay’s birth. Recalling him as a brilliant humanist, thinker and great son of the country, the prime minister said that he introduced the idea of ​​’ekatma manavdarshan’ (integral humanism) and ‘antyodaya’ which was completely Indian. Modi said that integral humanism is such an idea, which in the realm of ideology frees from conflict and prejudice.
The government has maintained that most of its flagship programs, including Swachh Bharat, PM Awas Yojna, Jan Dhan Bank Accounts, PM Garib Kalyan Yojna, and Ann Yojnas, are powered by Upadhyay’s antyodaya teachings.
The prime minister also urged people to be “Vocal of the Local” during the festive season by purchasing items from local artisans, craftsmen and merchants. Appealing to people ahead of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary on October 2, Modi said this campaign should be intensified. “Khadi, handlooms, handicrafts… you must buy local products. After all, the real joy of this festival is also when everyone becomes a part of it. Therefore, the people associated with the work of local products they should be supported,” he said.

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