MESSAGE BY HON'BLE SPEAKER, LOK SABHA ON THE OCCASION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY
I convey heartiest greetings to all my fellow countrymen on the occasion of 71st Anniversary of our Independence. Let us reiterate our commitment to all round development of our country on this day. We need to reinforce and nurture our historical and cultural heritage. We have secured freedom as a result of incessant struggle, supreme sacrifice made for the country and several generations laying down their lives for the greater good. This is an occasion to pay homage to all the freedom fighters. Also it is our responsibility to enlighten our younger generation about the freedom struggle to make them aware of its importance. Our country is making rapid progress. We are adopting new technologies. However, we need to remain steadfast and keep our faith in the supreme values of life to immortalize the greatness and glory of India in the world. Let us resolve to make all out efforts to achieve the objective of security, prosperity, equanimity and dignity for all the citizens on this Independece Day. I convey my heartiest greetings to all my countrymen on the joyous occasion of Independence Day. Vande Matram ! Jai Hind !