New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed his happiness over the increase in the number of NCC rallies being conducted in recent years and said that NCC cadets embody the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’.
Addressing the NCC PM Rally, which was held at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi, PM Modi said, “Being an ex-NCC cadet, every time I come to address you, I get flashbacks of my own experiences and memories. NCC cadets embody the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat.’ You all have come here from different regions of India, and I am happy that over the past years, the stature of NCC rallies has also increased.”
The Prime Minister further stated that this year’s NCC rally is in the direction of the ‘One World, One Family, One Future’ motive.
“This year, more than 400 Sarpanches of the Vibrant Villages and more than 100 women belonging to various self-help groups from different parts of the country are present here. I welcome all of them. This rally of the NCC is continuously strengthening the ‘One World, One Family’ motive. In 2014, NCC cadets from 10 countries participated in this rally. This year, cadets from 24 countries are present here at the rally, and I welcome all the young cadets from these 24 countries,” the PM said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also presented awards and medals to the NCC Cadets at the annual NCC PM rally. PM Modi also took a salute at the annual NCC PM rally at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was also present at the event.
NCC Cadets also performed at the annual NCC PM rally in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.