The US shall be a key companion in India’s progress journey over the approaching 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated, as he expressed hope that the celebration of 75 years of India’s Independence on the US Capitol would turn out to be an essential milestone in friendship between the 2 nations.
“The word India represents many things simultaneously – a modern democratic republic, a diverse nation, an ancient civilisation and a cultural consciousness not limited by geography or time,” Modi stated in a message to the Indian-American neighborhood as they gathered right here to have a good time Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava.
The world Indian is a wonderful instance of how one can join with India by many of those dimensions on the similar time, he stated in his message on Wednesday.
“As India aims high and pursues important goals in its Amrit Kaal over the coming 25 years, the United States of America will be a key partner in this journey. I am positive that this celebration will become an important milestone in the wonderful friendship between our two nations,” he stated.
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“India is celebrating 75 years of freedom. This freedom was won in a unique way, championing the best of human values. India has, therefore, been a source of inspiration for anyone who loves the ideals of peace and freedom,” Modi wrote.
Lauding the Indian diaspora, Modi stated that the neighborhood has unfold the perfume of Indian values by living them.
“Members of our diaspora have always been admirable ambassadors for our nation. They have spread the fragrance of Indian values by living them – respecting all cultures, mingling seamlessly and enriching societies with their unique contributions,” Modi stated.
As many as 75 Indian American organisations have come collectively to look at the historic milestone of India’s journey after 1947. Prominent amongst these organisations embody US India Relationship Council, Sewa International, Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, GOPIO Silicon Valley, US India Friendship Council, and Sardar Patel Fund for Sanatan Sanskruti.
“Among the many values that bind our two great nations, love for freedom and commitment to democratic values are the most important. A celebration of freedom by the world’s largest and oldest democracies is a beautiful gesture,” Prime Minister Modi stated.
It is heartening to notice that 75 Indian diaspora organisations have come collectively to showcase India’s numerous tradition and likewise to strengthen cultural ties between India and the United States of America, Modi stated.
Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya, India’s Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizers, in his reside internet deal with congratulated the Indian-Americans for celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava’ on the US Capitol.
Indian-Americans, he stated, have performed an awesome position within the India-US relationship.
Under the management of Prime Minister Modi and US President Joe Biden, the bilateral relationship has touched new heights, Mandaviya stated.
“The US has been a key partner in India’s growth story,” he stated.
India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu stated that the India-US relationship is as previous as India’s Independence.
“I want to tell you that this is a time we are celebrating 75 years of establishment of our diplomatic relations between independent India and the United States of America,” he stated.
“It’s also indeed a special occasion for me to be celebrating this at the US Capitol. Congress has played a special role in cementing this fantastic relationship, which we are celebrating today. I have seen this for the last 25 years,” he stated.
Senior BJP chief Aman Sinha congratulated Indian-Americans for celebrating the occasion on the US Capitol.
“Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav embodies the spirit of new India,” he stated. “Let me tell you the spirit of new India is not only restricted to the welfare of Indians or betterment of India, but Indians all across the globe,” Sinha stated.