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Watch video: Army doesn't speak, it acts, says PM Narendra Modi in Bhopal

Lauding The Efforts Of The Indian Army Soldiers, PM Modi Said Our Forces Don't Speak But Act. The Prime Minister's Statement Could Be A Reference To The 'surgical Strikes' Carried By The Indian Army On September 29, However, He Doesn't Mentioned It Directly.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 14 Oct 2016, 06:28:31 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses ex-servicemen in Bhopal


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the ex-servicemen at the inauguration of a war memorial Shaurya Samarak at Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Lauding the efforts of the Indian Army soldiers, PM Modi said our forces "don't speak but act". The Prime Minister's statement could be a reference to the 'surgical strikes' carried by the Indian Army on September 29, however, he doesn't mentioned it directly.

Bhopal Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Raman Singh Sikarwar said 5,000 policemen have been deployed at the airport, route and the venue of the three events. He said police were keeping an eye at public places like stations, bus stands, hotels and hostels.

The Shourya Smarak is built at Arera Hills spread over an area of 12.67 acre land and constructed with a cost of Rs 41 crore. Modi is scheduled to meet the Jain saint Acharya Vidhyasagarji Maharaj at a Jain temple.

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Here are the highlights of PM Modi's address in Bhopal:

#In some countries whenever people see jawans at airports or railway stations, they stand up and applause, we should also adopt this

#Govt decided to give skill development training to soldiers in last year of service so that they doesn't have to struggle for jobs

#Previous Govts had made empty promises on OROP but when we came to power we fulfilled our promise and implemented it

#Shaurya Smarak is a Tirtha Sthan for us and for our coming generations

#Sena bolti nahi, parakram karti hai

#Roz mere baal noch diye jaate the, 'Modi so raha hai', lekin hamaari Sena bolti nhi,parakram karti hai

#Like our army doesn't say but displays its valour, similarly our Defence Minister also doesn't speak

#The biggest strength & weapon of our army is its determination & will power and that is derived from the 1.2 billion ppl of India

#Hindustan ka itihaas is baat ka gawah hai ki humare purvajon ne kisi ki ek inch zameen ko apna banane ke liye jhagda nahi kiya hai

#About 1.5 lakhs Indian soldiers fought and lost their lives during the two World Wars. World must never forget this

#Army, BSF, CRPF, Coast Guard jawans sacrifice their lives so that we can sleep peacefully: PM Modi in Bhopal

#Kashmir mei prakritik aapda mei fase logon ko bachate hue desh ke jawano ne kabhie ye nahi socha ki ye to un par pathar maara karte the

#While rescuing Indians in Yemen, Indian army also rescued a few Pakistanis, this is the example of humanity of our Indian army

#India is one of the biggest contributors to the UN peacekeeping forces

#When we think of armed forces, we remember their bravery and also their role during a natural disaster

#It is the call of humanity that inspires our armed forces when they're helping people during natural disasters.Nothing else matters

#While extending help, my soldiers did not for once think that these are the same people who pelt stones at them

#During floods in Srinagar, army men extended their help for the rescue and relief operation in the area

#When we talk about our soldiers, it is mostly abt their uniform, their valour but we must also see them as an example of humanity

#It is my privilege that I have the opportunity to pay my tributes to our brave soldiers here on this historic day

#PM Modi addresses ex-servicemen at the inauguration of a war memorial in Bhopal (MP)

Highlights of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's speech:

#We have decided that the parents of the martyrs from the State will be given Rs 5000 every month respectfully for their sacrifice: MP CM

#We're grateful to our brave soldiers. Shaurya Smarak is not just a Smarak, it's a temple of their bravery: 

#We have among us, those who devoted their youth in protecting our nation. This is a special gathering: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Manohar Parrikar:

#The inauguration is happening at time when our soldiers displayed their extraordinary valour on Sep 29 (SurgicalStrike)

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First Published : 14 Oct 2016, 05:05:00 PM