advertisement. • Build 100 smart cities; But you will understand. But the effectiveness of our co-operation would increase if international institutions frame with the mindset of the 21st century where they reflect the reality of today. English Edition English Edition ... › Prime Minister Narendra Modi's full speech at the US Congress. He said the US and Ithat "India and US together can make a difference". To train and make millions of our youth skilled, build 100 smart cities, have broadband for a billion and connect our villages to the digital world. All eyes will be on the UN General Assembly (UNGA) where India and Pakistan will take the stage. Also, for us to succeed, those who believe in humanity must come together to fight for it as one, and speak against this menace in one voice. Our 800 million youth, especially, are particularly impatient. Mr. Speaker, the benefits of our partnership extend not just to the nation and regions that need it the most. The genius of Dr Bhimrao Babasaheb Ambedkar was nurtured in the years he spent at the Columbia University a century ago. India is undergoing a profound social and economic change. Not just on immediate gains but also long term benefits. In the last two months, we have been hearing concerning news from around the world. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan look on as India Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, US. Many of you also believe that a stronger and prosperous India is in America's strategic interest. You have also stood by us in times of sorrow. Often India and the US have combined their strengths in science and technology and innovation to help fight hunger, poverty, disease and literacy in different parts of the world. But, all the 1.25 billion of our citizens have freedom from fear, a freedom they exercise every moment of their lives. We thank you for being there when the partnership needed you the most. I am also told that you are well-known for your bipartisanship. These are not just aspirations; they are goals to be reached in a finite time-frame. The flow of good services and capital between us generates jobs in both our societies. Mr. Vice President, His life Inspires us.He has represented India internationally so effectively that other countries also feel like … Thoreau’s idea of civil disobedience influenced our political thoughts. India is already assuming her responsibilities in securing the Indian Ocean region. Modi springs a surprise in fluent English speech to US audience By D. P. Bhattacharya Published: 18:34 EDT, 14 October 2013 | Updated: 18:36 EDT, 14 October 2013 • adherence to international rules and norms. Mr. speaker, in my final words and thoughts, let me emphasize that our relationship is prime for a momentous future. A billion of its citizens are already politically empowered. And the protection of environment and caring for the planet in central for our shared vision of a just world. For us in India, to live in harmony with mother earth is a part of our ancient belief and to take from nature only what is most essential is a part of our Indian culture. Defence purchases have moved from almost zero to $10 billion in less than a decade. And in the melody of hundreds of its languages and dialects, India lives as one, India grows as one, India celebrates as one. • A roof over each head and electricity to all households; The genius of Norman Borlaug brought the Green Revolution and food security to India. 80 crore people to get free foodgrains for 5 more months as PM Modi extends free ration scheme. As US businesses search for new areas of economic growth, markets for their goods, a pool of skilled resources and a global location to produce and manufacture, India could be their ideal partner. Mr Speaker, more than 15 years ago Prime Minister Vajapayee stood here and gave a call to step out of the shadow of hesitation of the past. Thank you Mr Speaker for opening the doors of this magnificent capital. Modi knows that, and he knows that if “Make in India” is indeed to become a mantra, then the one billion Indians who don’t speak English will have to be part of the global Indian factory. Ideas which can focus: The idea that all citizens are created equal is the central pillar of the American constitution. In every sector of India’s forward march, I see the U.S. as an indispensable partner. Today, they are among your best CEOs, academics, astronauts, scientists, economists, doctors and even spelling bee champions. India’s strong economy, and growth rate of 7.6% per annum, is creating new opportunities for our mutual prosperity. This proximity of their memorials in Washington mirrors the closeness of ideals and values they believed in. India knows what this means because our soldiers too have fallen in distant battlefields for the same ideals. Engagement between our democracies has been visible in the manner in which our thinkers impacted one another, and shaped the course of our societies. Long before assuming office, I travelled coast to coast, covering more than 25 States of America. In Asia, the absence of an agreed security architecture creates uncertainty. Modi called the US 'a temple of democracy'. But since our interests and concerns converge, the autonomy in decision making and diversity in our perspectives can only add values to our partnership. Delivering the keynote address at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USIPF), PM Modi said that the pandemic has not been able to impact the aspirations of 1.3 billion Indians. My Favorite Politician Narendra Modi – Essay, Speech, Article, Paragraph: Narendra Modi is the 14th prime minister of India. From the depths of the oceans to the vastness of space, our science and technology collaboration continues to help us in cracking the age old problems in the fields of education, public health, food and agriculture. This proximity of memorials in Washington mirrors the closeness of the ideas and values they believed in. And in that holy book, freedom of faith, speech and franchise, and equality of all citizens, regardless of background are enshrined as fundamental rights. And I could go on, but fast forward to the present. SECTIONS. My understanding of your great country began long before I entered public office. Although it’s shadow is spreading across the world, it is incubated in India’s neighbourhood. You helped us turn barriers into bridges of partnership. They sacrificed their lives so that the world lives in freedom. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Covid-19 outbreak. Looking eastward from India, across the Pacific, the innovation strength of our two countries comes together in California. • Not just on creating wealth but also creating value for our societies; The need of the hour is for us to deepen our security cooperation. In his second address to the nation on the pandemic raging across much of the world with the number of infections rising in India, Modi made a fervent appeal to … Threads of terror are expanding and new challenges are emerging in cyber and outer space.. and global institutions conceived in 20th century seem unable to cope with new challenges or take on new responsibilities. Here’s the full text of PM Modi’s address to US Congress When we do this, we will realise the full promise of this extraordinary relations. • Cooperation not dominance; Through the cycle of elections and transition of administrations, the intensity of engagements has only grown, and in this exciting journey the US Congress has acted as it compass. Indian army performs exercises with the US more than any other partner. My to-do list is long and ambitious. Let us work together to convert shared ideals into practical cooperation. "His name is familiar to every person on the planet. It manifests the spirit of this great nation which is in Abraham Lincoln's words was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Our nations may have been shaped by differing histories, cultures, and faiths. The genius of Dr. B.R. There were many who doubted India when, as a newly independent nation, we reposed our faith in democracy. That is why the threads of freedom and liberty form a strong bond between our two democracies. Let us work together to convert shared ideals into practical cooperation. In the lines of Walt Whitman, “The Orchestra have sufficiently tuned their instruments, the baton has given the signal.”. But, the effectiveness of our cooperation would increase if international institutions framed with the mindset of the 20th century were to reflect the realities of today. And do so by 2022 - the 75th anniversary of India's independence. India will never forget the solidarity shown by the US Congress when terrorists from across our border attacked Mumbai in November of 2008. • that isolates those who harbour, support and sponsor terrorists; Today, a mere distance of 3 miles separates the Martin Luther King memorial at Tidal Basin from the statue of Gandhi at Massachusetts Avenue. No Mr Speaker, we have not yet claimed intellectual property right on Yoga. And, in this exciting journey, the U.S. Congress has acted as its compass. Long before assuming office, I travelled coast to coast covering more than 25 states of America. Our partnership, therefore, aims to balance responsibilities with capabilities. Rajya Sabha TV 192,079 views. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General (UNGA) in New York on Friday evening. It was also the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day. India knows what this means, because our soldiers have fallen in distant battlefields for the same ideals. • Connectivity not isolation; Here, the innovative genius of America and India’s intellectual creativity are working to shape new industries of the future. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed US Congress on Wednesday. There can be no doubt that in advancing this relationship, both nations stand to gain in great measure. The impact of US constitution on him was reflected in his drafting of the Indian constitution some three decades later. New Delhi, Dec 03: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the IIT2020 global summit on Friday. In Asia, the absence of an agreed security architecture creates uncertainty. A billion of its citizens are politically empowered. This has also been the goal of our efforts in G20, east-Asia summits and climate change summits. The benefits of our partnership extend not just to the nations and regions that need it most. No wonder then, the former prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajapyee called India and US natural allies. * The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by, Copyright © 2020 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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And to that, if I might add, there is a new symphony in play. Narendra Modi became India's sixth Prime Minister to speak at the US Congress. Our S&T collaboration continues to helps us in cracking the age-old problems in the fields of public health, education, food, and agriculture. For my government, the constitution is its real holy book. Distinguished members, engagement between our two democracies has been visible in the manner in which our thinkers impacted one another and shaped the course of our societies. Thank you, Mr. Speaker for opening the doors of this magnificent Capitol. On that day, thousands from this great country fought to protect the torch of liberty on the remote shores of a land that they did not know. (Photo: Reuters), Full text of PM Narendra Modi's historic speech in the US Congress. We trade more with the US than with any other nation. I applaud …India applauds, the great sacrifices of the men and women from ‘The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave’ in service of mankind. But, while some parts of the world are islands of growing economic prosperity; other are mired in conflicts. • Not just on immediate gains but also long term benefits; The pages of our friendship since then tell a remarkable story. Our founding fathers too shared the same belief and sought individual liberty for every citizen of India. India's strong economy and growth rate of 7.6 per cent per annum is creating new opportunities for our mutual prosperity. Defence purchases have moved from almost zero to ten billion dollars in less than a decade. Our people to people links are strong; and there is close cultural connect between our societies. The impact of the U.S. constitution on him was reflected in his drafting of the Indian constitution some three decades later. a strong India-US partnership can anchor peace, prosperity , and stability from Asia to Africa and from Indian ocean to the Pacific. With 18,522 positive cases reported on Tuesday, India’s Covid-19 caseload stands at 5,66,840. My Favorite Politician Narendra Modi – Essay, Speech, Article, Paragraph: Narendra Modi is the 14th prime minister of India. This temple of democracy has encouraged and empowered other democracies the world over. This natural calamity has affected the whole world. • Not just on sharing best practices but also shaping partnerships; and A commitment to rebuild a peaceful, and stable and prosperous Afghanistan our shared objective. In this world full of multiple transitions and economic opportunities; growing uncertainties and political complexities; existing threats and new challenges; our engagement can make a difference by promoting: As a representative of the world's largest democracy, it is indeed a privilege to speak to the leaders of its oldest.HONORING DEMOCRACY. Connecting our two nations is also a unique and dynamic bridge of 3 million Indian Americans. They are your strength. Today, they are among your best CEOs; academics; astronauts; scientists; economists; doctors; even spelling bee champions. These are not just aspirations but goals to be reached in a finite time frame, and to be achieved with light carbon footprint and greater emphasis on renewables. For us in India, to live in harmony with mother earth is part of our ancient belief. And, the flow of goods, services and capital between us generates jobs in both our societies. PM Modi was invited to Capitol Hill by House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan. Mr. speaker, before arriving in Washington D.C., I had visited Herat in western Afghanistan to inaugurate Afghan-India friendship dam built with Indian assistance. On June 8, the Prime Minister addressed the US Congress for over 45 minutes in English which gathered nine standing ovations and more than 50 rounds of applause. This has also been the goal of our efforts in G-20, East Asia Summit and Climate Change summits. But your contribution in keeping the region safe and secure is deeply appreciated by even beyond and India too has made an enormous contribution and sacrifices to support our friendship with afghan people. Gandhi’s non-violence inspired the heroism of Martin Luther King. Through his speech, Mr. Modi has always shown his command over Hindi language, but these days he can be seen speaking fluently in English as well. Ladies and Gentlemen. Transformative American technologies in India, and growing investment by Indian companies in the United States, both have a positive impact on the lives of our citizens. Indeed, wagers were made on our future. A strong India-U.S. partnership can anchor peace, prosperity and stability from Asia to Africa and from Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Our cooperation also secures our cities and citizens from terrorists, and protects our critical infrastructure from cyber threats. And, to take from nature only what is most essential is part of our civilizational ethos. I was also there on the Christmas day last year to dedicate to that proud nation its parliament , a testimony to our democratic ties. Yet, Distinguished Members, not just in Afghanistan, but elsewhere in South Asia, and globally, terrorism remains the biggest threat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. It manifests the spirit of this great nation, which in Abraham Lincoln’s words, “was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”. Refusing to reward them is the first step towards holding them accountable for their actions. Explore more on Modi Speech. A strong U.S. support for our initiative to form an International Solar Alliance is one such effort. Many of you also believe that a stronger and prosperous India is in America’s strategic interest. ... Transformative American technologies in India and growing investment by Indian companies in the United States both have a positive impact on the lives of our citizens. Nearer home, we were the first responders during Nepal’s earthquake, in the Maldives water crisis and most recently during landslide in Sri Lanka. W hen India Today flashed, ‘PM’s all-out attack on Cong’, to describe Narendra Modi’s speech in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, it seemed like ‘yesterday once more’. He spoke on issues ranging from climate change to terrorism, defence and security cooperation to trade and economic relationship. And, to be achieved with a light carbon foot print, with greater emphasis on renewables. • that does not distinguish between “good” and “bad” terrorists; and that delinks religion from terrorism. Comfort, candour and convergence define our conversations. Mr. Speaker, Refusing the war is the first step to our holding them accountable for their actions. SIRI tells us that India’s ancient heritage of Yoga has over 30 million practitioners in the U.S.. Although, it is a shadow spreading across the world, it is intimated in India's neighbourhood. 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