The Independence Day address has been a unique platform for Prime Ministers. It gave them the grandest of stands in the country from where they could set the tone of their tenure. Policies were announced and catchphrases coined on the ramparts of the Red Fort.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from all citizens for the themes and issues he needs to address in his speech. People were asked to send in their inputs through the MyGov website and app.
The Hindu had also asked its readers as to what they would like the Prime Minister to be talking about on I-Day. The response has been tremendous: 1,249 to be exact. Full Story