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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st Independence Day speech at the Red Fort: Fact Check

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a few promises over the three years as he addressed the nation from the historic Red Fort on Independence Day

india Updated: Aug 15, 2017 16:41 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the gathering after addressing the Nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion of 71st Independence Day on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the gathering after addressing the Nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion of 71st Independence Day on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)
         

FactChecker did a live fact check on the claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his independence-day speech at Red Fort on August 15, 2017.

The main facts, checked and storified:

(Published in arrangement with IndiaSpend)

(Indiaspend.org is a data-driven, public-interest journalism non-profit/FactChecker.in is fact-checking initiative, scrutinising for veracity and context statements made by individuals and organisations in public life.)

First Published: Aug 15, 2017 16:40 IST

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