Maharashtra News / PM Modi got respect, Sharad Pawar on one side on the stage, Ajit Pawar on the other side

Zoom News : Aug 01, 2023, 01:56 PM
Maharashtra News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to Pune on Tuesday, where he was honored with the Lokmanya Tilak National Award. This program is also special because NCP chief and senior leader of opposition Sharad Pawar also shared the stage with PM Modi. Before the Lok Sabha elections 2024, the way the opposition is uniting against the Modi government, the presence of PM Modi-Sharad Pawar on the same platform is an important development. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that today is a very important and emotional day for me. The land of Pune is the land of respect, I took the blessings of the temple here. PM Modi said that the honor received today is very special for me. Whenever we get an award, our responsibility also gets attached to it.

PM Modi said that the prize money given to me for the award of those whose name is Gangadhar, I am giving it in the Namami Gange project. Lokmanya Tilak had changed the whole direction of the freedom movement, when the British used to say that Indians are not fit to run the country, then they gave the slogan of Swaraj.

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In his address, the PM said that a great leader is one who dedicates himself to the country and prepares institutions according to the people. The British hurt Bal Gangadhar Tilak a lot, but Tilak ji fought against the British taking everyone along.

PM Modi said that Lokmanya Gangadhar Tilak had the art of recognizing youth, he only recognized Veer Savarkar. Tilak wanted Veer Savarkar to study abroad and serve the country after coming back. Tilak ji had recommended for Veer Savarkar, he promoted nation building.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that today if we change the name of the road built in the name of foreign invaders, then some people get chilly, but before independence, Sardar Saheb had challenged the British to install the statue of Lokmanya Gangadhar Tilak. .

In the program, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that Pune has important importance in the country, today this honor is being given from here only. The first surgical strike in the country was done by Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Lokmanya Tilak's death anniversary falls on August 1, on this occasion Lokmanya Tilak National Award is being given by the Tilak Smarak Mandir Trust. This honor is being given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year. Sharad Pawar has been invited as the chief guest in this program.