As a custom on the Ability Day Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the Indian citizenry at the Red Fort in Delhi.
The Prime Minister greeted bodies the army as able-bodied as the millions watching through their TV sets by saying, “Dear citizens, I accost you on the 63rd ceremony of our independence. When Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru continued the Tricolour on this celebrated Red Fort, on 15th August, 1947, he alleged himself the aboriginal assistant of India. I abode you today in the aforementioned spirit of service.”
The Prime Minister additionally addressed in his speech, the key issues such as poverty, Naxal abandon and the accent of Commonwealth Games for the country.