New Delhi :
The communication arm of the government, Press Information Bureau, has designed a special webpage to host a live webcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech from the Red Fort.
The webpage called ‘Festival of Independence’ was launched by Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today.
The webpage will also host PM Modi’s other speeches at events related to these celebrations.
Prime Minister’s speech at the launch of the festival at Bhabra in Madhya Pradesh and photographs from the function at August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai will also be available on it.
An official statement said the webpage, which can be accessed from PIB’s home page pib.nic.in, is designed as a platform to showcase all the events related to the Festival being celebrated throughout the country.
The social media section of the webpage will show live feeds from Twitter and Facebook including the tweets from the PIB Twitter handle having the hashtags #70YearsOfIndependence and #Aazadi70Saal and its Facebook posts, the statement said.
The webpage also showcases hundreds of archival photographs, audio and video clips, write-ups and features on leaders and events related to the freedom struggle.