PM Modi Attends Cultural Fest 'At Home' With Tableaux Artists, Tribal Guests, NCC Cadets & NSS Volunteers

| January 24 , 2019 , 19:41 IST

PM Narendra Modi today interacted with NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers and Tableaux Artists in New Delhi. He welcomed them to his residence at Lok Kalyan Marg on Thursday.

The Prime Minister congratulated the artists and participants of Republic Day parade and related events, he said, "it is a great opportunity of their lives, the whole country takes inspiration from them." 

The PM further said that "India was a diverse land there was much to learn from one another. It is important to embrace changes happening around us. Blind faith is not proper."

He also witnessed colourful cultural performances by some of the invitees, on this occasion.

The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of discipline in daily life and added that discipline is an integral part of NCC.

He said that "citizens should remain aware of their civic duties at all times. Combined with the aspirations of the people, will take India to great heights."

Urging the youngsters to gain knowledge about the country's brave men and women, he said, "We are immensely proud of our armed forces.

"In that spirit, we should seek to know more about the brave individuals who are serving the nation. There are many police personnel who have given their lives for our nation, it is important to know about their sacrifices," he added.

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PM Modi called upon the youngsters to become active participants of cleanliness drive and help the country become free from dirt and filth when we mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

He also said that India was fortunate to host leaders from 10 nations as the guests of honour this year for the Republic Day celebrations.