New Delhi, Jan 28
“Indian Army has been giving befitting reply to the enemies of the country. India is a peaceful country but it has the will and power to protect its boundaries at any cost in adverse situation,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Modi was addressing the culmination parade of this year’s National Cadet Corps Republic Day Camp in New Delhi today.
He further said that NCC cadets have been playing a crucial role in spreading awareness on several schemes like Swachh Bharat.
Prime Minister also appreciated the role of NCC cadets for their immense contribution during Kerala floods. Modi said, India is a country which is full of aspirations and is working to achieve the aspirations. He said, the government is doing all efforts so that dreams of the youth get fulfilled. He said, only hard work by youth will help in achieve their dreams.
Earlier, cadets from all three wings of the armed forces, Army, Navy and Air Force presented Guard of Honour to the Prime Minister followed by a march past by contingents. The Prime Minister also presented awards to the best cadets in different categories.
A total of Two thousand seventy Cadets including 698 girl cadets drawn from 29 States and 7 Union Territories participated in this year’s Camp. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also attended the event.