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‘Little boy who helped his father at tea stall is addressing UNGA for 4th time: Modi

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pm-1632577403-1632582933NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he represents a country which is proud to be known as the mother of democracy and cited his own rise from a tea seller at a railway station to that as prime minister to underscore the strength of India’s democracy.
Addressing the high-level United Nations General Assembly session in New York, Modi said: “We have had a great tradition of democracy that goes back to thousands of years.”
Speaking at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, he said, “I represent a country that is proud to be known as the mother of democracy.
On 15th of August this year, India entered into the 75th year of its independence,” he said. “Our diversity is the identity of our strong democracy,” he said. “The strength of the democracy is demonstrated by the fact that a little boy who at one time used to help his father at his tea stall is today addressing the UNGA for the fourth time,” PM Modi said.
A little boy who at one time used to help his father at his tea stall is today addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the fourth time, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighting the strength of the Indian democracy. “The strength of our democracy is demonstrated by the fact that a little boy who at one time used to help his father at his tea stall at a railway station is today addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the fourth time as prime minister of India,” he said.
PM Modi, speaking at the 76th session UNGA, said that he represents a country that is known as the ‘mother of democracy.’ “We have a great tradition of democracy that goes back thousands of years.” India’s diversity is the identity of the country’s strong democracy, he added. “It is a country that has dozens of languages and hundreds of dialects, different lifestyles and cuisine. This is the best example of a vibrant democracy.”He also paid tribute to all those who have lost their lives in the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
The theme for this year’s General Debate is ‘Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations.’When India Reforms, The World Transforms, Says PM Modi At UN: 10 Quotes When India Reforms, The World Transforms, Says PM Modi
PM Modi had arrived in Washington on Wednesday for a three-day visit to the country. This was his first visit beyond neighbourhood since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister held bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. He also met his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison and Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga. PM Modi also participated in the first in-person Quad Summit in Washington.
(With Media Reports).

 

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