Independence Day 2019: Narendra Modi highlights scrapping of Article 370, law to ban triple talaq within 10-weeks of govt in 15 August address

  • In his address to the nation on 73rd Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the prime minister said his government has dedicated itself on all fronts

  • Abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, law to ban the practice of instant triple talaq were some of the key decisions taken by the government

  • The prime minister said that within two weeks of assuming power, the government has dedicated itself in fulfilling the aspirations of people

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (15 August) said that within 10 weeks of returning to power, his government took key decisions to fulfill the aspirations of people and cited the new law on triple talaq and scrapping of Article 370, the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir.

 Independence Day 2019: Narendra Modi highlights scrapping of Article 370, law to ban triple talaq within 10-weeks of govt in 15 August address

Narendra Modi announced 100 lakh crores for modern infrastructure in his 73rd Independence Day speech. ANI

In his address to the nation on 73rd Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the prime minister said his government has dedicated itself on all fronts in the service of countrymen.

"Abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, law to ban the practice of instant triple talaq were some of the key decisions taken by the government soon after assuming power for the second term," he said.

"Within two weeks of assuming power, we have dedicated ourselves in fulfilling the aspirations of people on all fronts," he said.

Modi also condoled the death of people in recent floods across the country, highlighting the condition in Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra and assured the affected of all help.

Updated Date: Aug 15, 2019 08:51:39 IST