New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country was pained to see the dishonour of the tricolour on January 26.
Addressing people of the country on the monthly programme ‘Man Ki Baat’, he said that along with a very good news from the cricket pitch where our cricket team, after initial setbacks made a grand comeback, winning the series in Australia. The hard work and teamwork of our players is inspirational but amidst of all this, the country was pained to see the dishonour of the tricolour.
“Amidst all this, the country was saddened by the insult to the Tricolor on the 26th of January in Delhi. We have to infuse times to come with new hope and novelty” PM Modi said.
Last year, we displayed exemplary patience and courage. This year too, we have to work hard to attain our resolves. We have to take our country forward at a faster pace, he added.
The Prime Minister was referring to the farmer’s tractor rally on this Republic day on January 26 when some miscreants climb to the Red Fort and hoisted a religious flag on the pole of where the national flag is hoisted every year on the Independence Day.