Union Home Minister Amit Shah flags off Fit India Freedom Rider Biker Rally in New Delhi
Today, 120 people including 10 women, are proceeding on a 75-day tour of the country on 75 motorcycles as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
New Delhi: The Union Home and Cooperation Minister, Amit Shah ,flagged off the ‘Fit India Freedom Rider Biker Rally’ in New Delhi on September 9,2020.
In his address, Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country is celebrating the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Modi has not only associated this Amrit Mahotsav with Independence, but has also made it multidimensional. This shows the new and multidimensional thinking of Prime Minister Modi.
He said when the Prime Minister placed the idea of celebrating the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav before the Nation, who had thought then that it would have such a big impact. But, on 15th August this year, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Dwarka to Kamakhya, people from every section of society joined the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign and the spirit of patriotism that was visible showedthat.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given three goals for the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. First, to acquaint the new generation, the youth, adolescents and children with the long and arduous freedom struggle. Lakhs of martyrs, knowingly or unknowingly, from 1857 to 1947made their supreme sacrifice in the 90-year struggle for the country’s Independence.
To acquaint our new generation with their sacrifice and to inculcate a sense of dedication towards the country, whichour Freedom Fighters had in their mind. Its second goal is to create a sense of pride about the achievements made by our country in 75 years.
The third goal is , after deciding the goals for an India in 2047 when we will be celebrating the Centenary year of our Independence, we have to lay down the path for the journey of India through this ‘Amrit Kaal’ of 25 years.
The Union Home Minister said that the tide of patriotism was felt during the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga campaign’ which hardly any country would have experienced. The Tricolour was hoisted on every house, vehicle, monument and people were uploading their photos with pride while hoisting the Tricolour. It showsus the love and patriotism amongst the people.
Today, 120 people including 10 women, are proceeding on a 75-day tour of the country on 75 motorcycles as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. These motorcyclists will travel through 34 states and Union Territories including six international borders, travel to more than 250 districts and travel a long distance of 18,000 km in 75 days, promoting the AzadikaAmritMahotsavat 75 important places and will return to the national capital.