Indian PM Modi marks Quit India anniversary as war on corruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a fresh attack on the Opposition on the occasion of the 81st anniversary of the Quit India movement.

Paying tribute to the participants of the Quit India Movement the PM called for a corruption and dynasty-free India.

In a tweet on the anniversary of the historic movement, the PM took a jibe at the opposition I.N.D.I.A alliance.

Quit India Movement, also known as the “Bharat Chodo Andolan”, was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 9, 1942.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said it will launch the 'Quit India' campaign against the Opposition bloc and will hold a protest later in the day.

Prime Minister Modi had while speaking after laying the foundation stone for the redevelopment of 508 railway stations in 27 states and UTs via video conferencing on Sunday had strongly criticized "corruption, dynasty rule and appeasement" stating that the whole country is rooting for these "evil forces to quit India".

The PM said that August 9 “is the day when the historic 'Quit India' started. Mahatma Gandhi had given the Mantra, and Quit India Movement created new energy in India's steps towards independence, inspired by this, today the whole country is saying for every evil, which is quit India."

He said "There is only one reverberation in all directions, and that is corruption quit India, dynasty quit India, and appeasement quit India."


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