Highlighting India’s contribution, PM Modi said, “India has given Buddha to the world, not Yuddha (War). There is a seriousness when we alert the world against terror.
New York| Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 74th UNGA session. This is the second time that Prime Minister Modi has addressed the assembly of a world leader at the UN. Modi said that its a matter of pride for him to address the 14th session of the United Nations General Assembly on behalf of 130 crore Indians.
PM Modi began his speech thanking the voters in India for giving him the mandate with the majority. He said, “This year, the world’s largest election was held, the people of the world’s largest democracy gave the largest mandate to me and my government by giving the highest votes.”
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PM Modi said Climate Change is the major global issue. He also stressed on the successful campaigns ran by India-like Swachha Bharat campaign and now the ban on Single-use plastic. He said, “The world’s largest cleanliness campaign was completed in India, in just 5 years, more than 10 crore toilets were built and given to the countrymen.” “Right now we are running a big campaign to free our country from single-use plastic. In the next 5 years, along with promoting water conservation, we are going to connect 15 crore houses with water supply.”
PM Modi said that terrorism is the key challenge faced by humanity. Highlighting India’s contribution, PM Modi said, “India has given Buddha to the world, not Yuddha (War). There is a seriousness in our voice to alert the world against terror, as well as resentment.”