Umraha (Varanasi), Dec 14 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the recognition that India’s tradition, culture and civilization are receiving globally is a matter of pride for every Indian.
The Prime Minister called on the people to make a resolution to realize the dreams of Sadguru Sadaphaldev ji.
“These resolutions should be such that Sadhguru’s resolutions are fulfilled and in which the wishes of the country should also be included,” he said.
The Prime Minister said these resolutions should be energized over the next two years, carried out together. “Just as there can be a resolution – we have to educate the girl and develop her skills. Together with their families, those who can take responsibility in society, they must also take responsibility for the development of the skills of one or two girls poor.”
“Another resolution can be to save water. We must keep our rivers, Ganga ji, all water bodies clean,” he added.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a public meeting held during the 98th birthday celebrations of Sadguru Sadafaldeo Vihangam Yog Sansth here on Tuesday afternoon. Before addressing the public, the Prime Minister also paid floral tributes to the statue of Sadguru Sadafaldev ji at Sarvendra temple. UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present on the occasion.
The Prime Minister said that at the time of freedom struggle, Sadhguru gave us the mantra of ‘Swadeshi’. Today, in the same spirit, the country has launched the “Self-Governing Indian Mission”.
“Today, local employment of companies in the country is strengthened, products are strengthened, local becomes global,” he said in his remarks.
Whenever there are times of trial, some Saint or other seems to change the times. It is in India that the greatest leader of the freedom movement is called ‘Mahatma’ by the world.
“I bow to Sadguru Sadafal Dev ji, I bow to his spiritual presence. I also express my gratitude to Shri Swatantradev Ji Maharaj and Shri Vigyandev Ji Maharaj, who keep this tradition alive, giving further expansion.” he said.
The Prime Minister said that today is the auspicious occasion of Gita Jayanti. “On this day when the armies were face to face on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, mankind acquired the ultimate knowledge of Yoga, Spirituality and Paramarth. On this occasion, while bowing at the feet of the Lord Krishna, I send my greetings to all of you fellow countrymen on the occasion of Gita Jayanti,” he said.
Speaking about Kashi, his parliamentary constituency, Mr. Modi said the energy of Kashi is not only intact, it also continues to take on new expansions.
Embracing the new by embracing the old, Benares is giving the country a new direction, he said.
“Yesterday Kashi offered the great ‘Viswanath Dham’ at the feet of Mahadev.
“Cities like Benares have preserved the seeds of Indian identity, of art, of entrepreneurship, even in the most difficult times. Where there is a seed, the tree begins to grow. develop from there. That is why today when we talk about the development of Benares, it is also the roadmap for the development of all India,” he added.
The Prime Minister said the beautification work that has been done in Gaudolia has become a sight to behold. “I interacted with so many people there. I also saw Banaras station in Maduwadih. This station has also been renovated now.”
He claimed that whenever he comes to Kashi or even stays in Delhi, he tries to keep up with the development works going on in Benares.
“After noon last night, as soon as I had the chance, I went back to see the work that is going on in my Kashi, the work that has been done,” he said.
After attending the ceremony, the prime minister is expected to end his two-day visit to Varanasi and depart for New Delhi.
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