‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ makes ‘Amrut Mahotsav’ more special: Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said ‘Amrut Mahotsav’, 75th year of Independence celebrations, has become more special as the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ (victory in the Kargil war) will be celebrated in the middle of it.

‘Tomorrow, 26th July, our nation will mark Kargil Vijay Diwas.’This time the glorious Kargil day will be celebrated in the middle of Amrit Mahotsav. So, it becomes even more special,” Mr Modi said while addressing the 79th edition of his monthly radio broadcast – ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

Mr Modi said the ‘Amrut Mahotsav’ is not about a Government but the sentiments of 130 crore Indians.The programs to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Independent India began from March 12 with an event at Sabarmati Ashram, Mr Modi said and added that Mahatma Gandhi’s historic ‘Dandi March’ also commenced on the same day.

Since then, programs related to ‘Amrit Mahotsav’ are being held across the country, from Jammu and Kashmir to Puducherry, Gujarat to Northeast,’ Mr Modi said.

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