Home » Uncategorized » PM’s address at Jagran Forum on the occasion of 75th anniversary Celebration of Dainik Jagran
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the Jagran Forum, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary celebrations of Dainik Jagran newspaper, in New Delhi on December 07, 2018. The Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha and other dignitaries are also seen.

PM’s address at Jagran Forum on the occasion of 75th anniversary Celebration of Dainik Jagran

Bhubaneswar:7/12/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Jagran Forum on the occasion of the 75thanniversary celebrations of Dainik Jagran newspaper, in New Delhi.

Addressing the august gathering in Taj Palace hotel, the Prime Minister specially complimented, among others, the hawkers who distribute the newspaper every day, on this occasion. He said the hawkers have helped the newspaper reach so many households daily.

The Prime Minister said that the Dainik Jagran has played a key role in generating awareness, and in the re-building of the nation. He said, that based on his own experience, Dainik Jagran has strengthened the movement towards change in the country and society. In this context, he mentioned initiatives such as Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao; and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. The Prime Minister asserted that with the digital revolution, media would play a key role in strengthening the country.

The Prime Minister said that “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”and “सबका साथ, सबका विकास” form the basis for New India. He said that today, the youth feel that they are stakeholders in the development process.

He raised the question: why is our country backward even so many decades after independence. Why could the problems of our people not be resolved, he asked. He said that now electricity is reaching places it had not reached for 70 years, and States which remained unconnected to the railway, are being brought on the railway map.

The Prime Minister gave a series of comparisons. He compared the period of 67 years (independence to 2014) with his own period of four years (2014-2018) in office.


About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

Check Also

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital

Ganjam:5/7/22: Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was on Tuesday admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here as his health condition deteriorated. According to reports, the Maoist leader is under ...