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Sonia Gandhi’s I-Day message: Fight forces who divide society, spread hatred

Sonia Gandhi unfurled the national flag at the Congress headquarters on Akbar Road on Tuesday.

india Updated: Aug 15, 2017 16:47 IST
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi (PTI File Photo)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today stressed the need for every Indian to unite and fight against separatism, terrorism and all such forces that divide and spread hatred in society.

In her Independence Day message, Gandhi greeted fellow Indians and wished them progress and prosperity on the 71st Independence Day.

“The need today is that all Indians in one voice should fight separatism, terrorism and all such forces who divide and spread hatred in society, and unite to protect the basic principles of Indian-ness,” she said in her message.

She said, “I pray that this nation must always progress and move forward and we all feel proud being an independent Indian... My best wishes to you all that this 71th year will bring prosperity and happiness to all of you and will be in good health and will get immense opportunities for growth and progress.”

Gandhi unfurled the national flag at the AICC headquarters on Akbar Road here.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and senior party leaders were present at the party headquarters.

First Published: Aug 15, 2017 11:31 IST