New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday began his Budget speech by paying tributes to freedom fighters who ‘prioritised their duties and helped India get its rights’.
“I bow down to the lakhs of freedom fighters who prioritised their duties and helped India get its rights. I also respectfully remember the personalities who contributed to the development journey of India in the 75 years of independence”, the President said.
“Starting this year, the Government has begun the Republic Day celebrations from 23rd Jan – Netaji’s birth anniversary. My government believes that remembering the past and learning from it is very important for the safe future of the country”, added. President Ram Nath Kovind.