PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4

PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4

He also said: "It is now time that a system is created where newest development opportunities are easily accessible for the youth of New India as they turn 18", assured Modi in his radio address.

PM Modi also said that it was time to transform the nation from "Positive India" to "Progressive India". ASEAN completed its 50 years of formation in 2017 and in 2017 25 years of India's partnership with ASEAN were completed, he added. "We can have mock Parliaments in our districts, where we discuss how to make development a mass movement and transform India".

- People born in 21st century will gradually begin to become eligible voters from 1st of January, 2018.

Addressing the nation through 39th edition of "Mann ki Baat", the PM said around 1,300 women applied for Haj without a male guardian. Recounting the inspirational story of Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, the topper of Kashmir Administrative Service examination, Modi said, "He actually extricated himself from the sting of terrorism and hatred and topped in the Kashmir Administrative Service Examination. I congratulate our youth and urge them to register themselves as voters". It aims at creating a nation free of casteism, communalism, corruption, filth and poverty; and a nation where ample opportunities are created and aspirations fulfilled.

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It had come to our notice that if a Muslim woman wants to go on Haj, she must have a "Mehram" or a male guardian. "This has never happened earlier in India's history", PM said.

- Just last week, I had a chance of meeting some daughters of Jammu & Kashmir. "I was amazed by spirit they had, the enthusiasm in their hearts and the dreams they nurtured".

"I not only reiterate this wholeheartedly but it is my firm belief that the journey of India's progress has been possible due to women-power and on the basis of their talent and we will continue to march onwards on this path of progress".

The PM also announced proudly that on this Republic Day, leaders of all ten ASEAN countries would be coming to India as chief guests.

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