‘Let’s see 2020 as a year of learning’: President Kovind’s top 10 quotes | Latest news India

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on Monday on the eve of the 72nd Republic Day. In his address to the nation, he thanked farmers, military and health care workers for their contributions during the difficult year. He also said that the government is fully committed to the betterment of farmers. He praised scientists for decoding the coronavirus and getting the vaccine out in such a short time. He also urged people to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the top 10 quotes from President Kovind’s speech:


About the Constitution

“Seventy-one years ago, on this very day, we, the people of India, adopted, enacted and granted ourselves a unique Constitution. So, for all of us, this is also the day to pause and reflect on the fundamental values ​​proposed by the Constitution. These values ​​- Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity – outlined in the Preamble of our Constitution are sacred to all of us. Their permanent adhesion is destined not only to those who have the mandate to govern, but also to the people in general”.

about farmers

“All Indians salute our farmers, who have made our vast and populous country self-sufficient in grain and dairy products. Despite the adversities of nature, many other challenges and the Covid-19 pandemic, our farmers maintained agricultural production. A grateful nation is fully committed to the well-being of our farmers.”


in soldiers

“The brave soldiers of the armed forces ensure the security of our national borders in the midst of the most severe conditions. From the icy cold in Siachen and the Galwan Valley in Ladakh with temperatures as low as -50 to 60 degrees Celsius to the scorching heat in Jaisalmer with temperatures as high as 50 degrees Celsius, on land, in the skies and in the vast coastal areas . our warriors are vigilant at all times. Every citizen is proud of the courage, patriotism and spirit of sacrifice of our soldiers.”

about the scientists

“Our scientists have been working day and night to decipher the Coronavirus and have managed to develop the vaccine in record time. With this achievement, our scientists have added a glorious chapter of contribution to the welfare of humanity. Our scientists, along with doctors, administrators, and people from other walks of life, have made a great contribution to containing the virus and maintaining the lowest death rate in our country, compared to that of developed countries.”


About frontline workers

“Our Corona frontline warriors were ordinary citizens who turned out to be extraordinary. When the story of this tragic chapter, which is not over yet, is written, I am confident that future generations will behold you all for the heroic response to the crisis that no one could have really prepared for.”

About the coronavirus pandemic

“Despite the grave calamity, we have managed to carry out our activities in many fields. The pandemic threatened to derail the learning process for the young generation, but institutions and teachers quickly embraced new technologies and made sure there were no disruptions to education.”

in economy

“The latest unprecedented collection of GST and the emergence of India as the most favored destination for foreign investment are indicative of our fastest economic recovery. The government has encouraged small and medium-sized industries to unleash entrepreneurship by giving them easy loans and helping them come up with innovative business ideas.”


About self-reliant India

“Turning a crisis into an opportunity, the Prime Minister called for ‘Atma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’, or ‘Indian Self-Reliant Mission’. Our vibrant democracy, our enterprising and talented fellow citizens, especially the youth, energize our efforts to shape a self-reliant India. The demand for goods and services in the country, the internal efforts to satisfy them and the use of modern technology in such efforts are strengthening ‘Atma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’. Under this Mission, steps have been taken for economic growth and job creation by promoting micro, small and medium enterprises and strengthening the ecosystem of emerging companies. It has become a movement driven by the people themselves.”

About the coronavirus vaccination program


“A self-sufficient India has made its own vaccine for covid-19 and is now carrying out a mass vaccination campaign, which will be the largest exercise of its kind in history. The administration and health services are working with all their willingness to make this exercise a success. I urge fellow countrymen to use this lifeline and get vaccinated as per the guidelines. Your health paves the way for your progress.”

About the Indian despora

“As we are ready to celebrate the anniversary of our Republic, I am thinking of our brothers and sisters abroad. Our diaspora is our pride. Overseas Indians have been successful in different walks of life, some reaching high levels of political leadership, some contributing to science, the arts, academia, civil society and business, each bringing laurels to their new countries of origin and also to India. Republic Day greetings from the land of your ancestors!”



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