‘India was shocked to witness insult of tricolor on Republic Day’: PM Modi
In his monthly Mann ki Baat radio broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the nation was shocked to witness the insult of the tricolor at the Red Fort on Republic Day. The prime minister's remarks came amid the ongoing farmers’ agitation at several border points in Delhi since November-end. The farmers are demanding a repeal of the three new farm laws and a legal guarantee to the minimum support system for their crops. In his first Mann Ki Baat address of the year, PM Modi also hailed the Indian cricket team's performance in its historic series win in Australia. PM Modi also touched upon the Padma awards announced last week, and said the country has continued the recent tradition of honouring unsung heroes. Watch the full video for more.