PM Modi Enlists Religious Leaders and Social Groups in Mass Movement Against Drugs

PM Modi Enlists Religious Leaders and Social Groups in Mass Movement Against Drugs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation on Veer Bal Diwas, rallied for a united front against the growing menace of drugs. He urged religious leaders and social organizations to join hands in a “mass-movement” to combat this scourge, emphasizing the crucial role of “Sabka Prayas” – collective effort – in securing a future powered by capable and strong youth.

Focus on Health and Self-Discipline: Recognizing the importance of holistic well-being for achieving life’s goals, PM Modi encouraged the youth to prioritize their health. He proposed establishing personal ground rules for physical exercise, digital detox, mental fitness, adequate sleep, and incorporating millets into their diet.

India: Powerhouse of Youth, Land of Opportunities: Calling India a nation brimming with youthful potential, PM Modi highlighted the unique opportunities these young minds possess. He assured them of a clear roadmap, vision, and policy framework built by the government to fulfill their aspirations. He stressed on India’s commitment to achieving new heights across various sectors – economics, science, research, sports, and policy – declaring “This is the time of India!”

Remembering Courage and Sacrifice: The Prime Minister drew inspiration from the bravery of the Sahibzadas, whose martyrdom is commemorated on Veer Bal Diwas. He emphasized that age knows no bounds when it comes to valor, citing the celebration of this day in countries like the US, UK, and Australia. He reminded the youth of the battles of Chamkaur and Sarhind, urging them to learn from the sacrifices of their ancestors who defied injustice with unwavering self-respect.

India on the Global Stage: PM Modi expressed pride in India’s newfound global recognition as a land of opportunities and a key player in tackling global challenges. He reiterated his clarion call from the Red Fort – “Yahi Samay hai, Sahi Samay Hai” – reminding the youth to seize this opportune moment.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: More Than Just a Policy: Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani echoed the theme of empowerment, encouraging young girls to embrace their immense potential and strive for the nation’s well-being.

Veer Bal Diwas: A Celebration of Exemplary Courage: The day marks the commemoration of the Sahibzadas’ sacrifice, and the government has launched nationwide initiatives to educate young minds about their exemplary courage. From digital exhibitions to interactive quizzes, these programs aim to inspire future generations.

A March-Past for a Cause: PM Modi flagged off a march-past by youth, symbolizing their unwavering commitment to upholding the values of courage and righteousness.

Veer Bal Diwas 2023 served as a powerful platform for PM Modi to address critical issues like drug abuse, youth empowerment, and India’s rising global stature. He painted a bright vision for the future, urging the nation’s youth to step forward and play their part in shaping a stronger, more vibrant India.