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Olympic achievements, GST, vax drive: PM hails happy tidings as India enters 75th year of Independence

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 2

As India enters the 75th year of Independence this August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed the happy tidings hoping every citizen would work hard to take the country to great heights.

Not only has PV Sindhu won a well deserved medal, but also we saw historic efforts by the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the Olympics. I’m optimistic that 130 crore Indians will continue to work hard to ensure India reaches new heights as it celebrates its Amrut Mahotsav.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 2, 2021

The PM cited high GST collection numbers, record vaccinations and India’s Olympic sporting achievements to express hope in the future.

“As India enters August, which marks the beginning of the Amrut Mahotsav, we have seen multiple happenings which are heartening to every Indian. There has been record vaccination and the high GST numbers also signal robust economic activity,” the PM said.

He said not only has PV Sindhu won a well deserved medal, but “also we saw historic efforts by the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the Olympics.”

“I’m optimistic that 130 crore Indians will continue to work hard to ensure India reaches new heights as it celebrates its Amrut Mahotsav,” the prime minister said.

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