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My citizen brothers & sisters of Bhavnagar… We have threefold confluence today on the lands of Bhavnagar. The State Government has decided to celebrate ‘The Republic Day’ on the lands of Bhavnagar and it is selected as two great sons of Bhavnagar, who have lead their lives in such a manner that it will inspire many forthcoming generations, there is centenary of the kind king Krishna Kumar Singhji and 150th year of a person with amassing knowledge and adminitration Shri Prabha Shankar Pattaniji, such a unique occasion that can be associated with the Republic Day and could be celebrated and so the State has chosen Bhavnagar.

There was a time when 15th August or 26th January became programmes almost for school children, a mere ritual. It was like we ourselves had lost our vital force. But from last few years, we have made this entire celebrations enliven, meant for the people, an event for awakening of people power and that this valuable Independence is not just a programme to cast vote, it is for the Indian soil to carry the responsibility for the well being of the entire human race and if it is to maintain the responsibility, then it becomes our collective responsibility that we all should come together and try to fulfill the dream of Swami Vivekananda that “I can see my Bharat Mata in splendid condition and placed at the position of Universal Mentor”. To fulfill this dream of Vivekanandji, we need to put combined efforts with complete commitment, we need to become brave. The utmost level of efforts and courage only can fulfill the dream of Swami Vivekanandji. We have tried in the direction of making Bharat Mata grand by joining the power of the people in the development journey through continuous celebration of such occasions for awakening. We have transformed such occasions into the festival of development. Many people say me that Sir, as we clean our houses during Diwali, the same way we clean, burnish the whole Bhavnagar on the occasion of 26th January. You feel happy but I feel sad because you will next ask me when will you bring back the celebration of 15th August or 26th January here again, so that we can have cleaning..! Ladies & Gentlemen, as a citizens it is our duty to keep Bhavnagar clean and tidy. It begins from that sense of responsibility. We remember Gandhiji at every step, but if any true tribute is to be offered to Mahatma Gandhiji, then I would say that there can not be a better tribute for Mahatma Gandhiji then the insistence for cleanliness, to practice cleanliness and to live with cleanliness. How much tons of filth was cleaned… I had not come to dump this rubbish from Gandhinagar, but I have to come to clean it up..! We need to bring this change, change in our nature and if we do this, then in the entire world when India is considered as the country of 21st century, such important matter should not be neglected.

Ladies & Gentlemen, as we have considered this event as a festival, for last one month many developmental works have been initiated, dedicated and planned in Bhavnagar City and District. Generally if work is carried according to the tendency of the Government, then papers keep on moving, files goes on and on… takes at least one-two years, but on this occasion of 26th January, the works have been given shape on the lands of Bhavnagar within 10 to 15 days. The entire developmental work gets faster. And for that purpose, developmental works worth Rs. 140 crore are offered within a month. During the same period, new works of Rs. 155 crore have been launched along with new planning for development programmes worth Rs. 424 crore. You could imagine, on the occasion of 26th January, how the development works can be accelerated, and because of that even citizen partnership also increases. How a single festival can give so much inspiration to the people can be placed as an example in front of the entire nation.

Ladies & Gentlemen, Gujarat is a small State. The whole nation gathers at Delhi to watch the parade on 26th January. And after Delhi, if at all anywhere 26th January is celebrated which attracts attention of the country then it is on the lands of Gujarat, this situation is now established. Freedom lovers, great people who have sacrificed their lives for the freedom must have framed many dreams and handed us the nation. They struggled a lot, they were hanged to death, they rendered their youthful life behind the bars, so that our Bharat Mata may become Independent..! They have handed this independent India to us. It is the responsibility of 120 crore citizens of this country to convert this independence into good governance. Six crore Gujaratis have initiated the exemplary work of taking Gujarat in that direction. Our efforts are to take it further.

Ladies & Gentlemen, today since I have come among you on the occasion of 26th January to celebrate the Republic Day, as we are also celebrating Krishna Kumar Singhji’s centenary, I wish to offer Gohilwad with a reward. And the memento is that from today onwards Bhavnagar University will be known as ‘Krishna Kumar Singhji Bhavnagar University’ and I hope that each and every student studying here will be prepared not just by taking name of the king, but by getting inspiration he may gear up himself to inspire coming new generation. Ladies & Gentlemen, today morning I have laid foundation stone of ‘Ro-Ro Ferry Service’ at Ghogha. I have got the opportunity to fulfill the dream that was left pending from last 3-4 decades. It’s a moment of pleasure for me. I can see how the form of development would be changed. But at the same time, Alang got recognized across the world as a ‘Ship Breaking Yard’, but we did not progress ahead. How long will we do breaking up, it’s enough now..! We have broken many ships and sold scrap… Now I want to take it in a new direction and for that with the investment of Rs. 175 crore, the Government has decided to construct a ‘Marine Ship Building Yard’ here. Manufacturing of ships will be done here, the skills of the youth here will make the means of crossing the ocean. We have thought to work in that direction. In Nava Madhia, a new Industrial Estate will be established by GIDC, the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, in 2300 hectares so that small scale industries, youth may get employment opportunities. Ladies & Gentlemen, there is speedy urbanization in Gujarat. The amount of urbanization in the Gujarat is more than that of India. In near future, 50-55% people of this State will start living in only few cities. Ladies & Gentlemen, as human beings require lungs for its survival, similarly cities also need lungs. If the city is without lung, then the human being residing over there will never lead a healthy life and hence to provide Bhavnagar with sturdy lungs, it is decided to develop ‘Victoria Park’ as a beautiful tourist spot. It is planned to build a modern Gems and Jewellery Park on the land of Bhavnagar’s ‘New Jahangir Mill’. Friends, there is a very big jewellery market in the whole world, but India is still in negligible state in the world market. We want to capture that big world market. We have the skill. Even today if you go to Thailand, you will find the goldsmiths of Bhavnagar showings their talents in Thailand. Today also whenever Gems and Jewellery exhibitions are organized in Dubai, there also creations of artisans of Bhavnagar and Rajkot are sold in the world market. Ability is there, then why don’t we have such opportunities on this land..! Hence, it has been decided to build a Gems and Jewellery Park on this land. Ladies & Gentlemen, I had not announced anything in Bhavnagar during ‘Sadbhavna Mission’, but today on this occasion I announce Rs. 1900 crore for the development of Bhavnagar, nearly Rs. 2000 crores in this coming one year, before the next 26th January. Friends, when this Pratapbhai and others were in the Assembly, the budget of even the entire government was not Rs. 2000 crore..! Today, I am announcing Rs. 1900 crores for the developmental programmes within one year. About Rs. 494 crore will be spent for water supply schemes for Gariadhar and Bhavnagar and we have taken as challenge to permanently solve the drinking water problem of Gariadhar and Bhavnagar. For the works related to Narmada Canal-Branch covering 92 villages including Vallabhipur, Botad, Limbdi and for the irrigation of 65,000 hectares of land, a big amount of approximately Rs. 125 crore is decided to be spent for the farmers. Ladies & Gentlemen, provision of nearly Rs. 225 crore will be made from this for irrigation facility in 8500 hectares of land via pipeline from Narmada Canal Branch linking Botad, Goma, Sukhbhadar Dam, Krishnasagar Lake. Ladies & Gentlemen, along with Rs. 1900 crores, while the Republic Day is being celebrated here, an additional amount of Rs. 1 crore for Bhavnagar city, Rs. 1 crore for Bhavnagar District and Rs. 1 crore for Municipal Corporations of Bhavnagar District, all together a cheque amounting to Rs. 3 crores will be given by me from here itself.

Ladies & Gentlemen, while celebrating the Republic Day, the previous day is celebrated as ‘Voters Awareness Day’ (Matdata Jagruti Divas) in the whole country. In democracy, the importance of citizen is extraordinary, but unfortunately in our country, the meaning of democracy has become very limited. The voting is done every fifth year and it is like giving a contract to someone do something within 5 years… and if he does not do, next time the contract is given to someone else. Such a trend has been established. Ladies & Gentlemen, there should be participation of the people in the journey of development in democracy. It is not over by just pressing a button. People’s partnership is required every moment and so when we are moving ahead by celebrating the festival of people’s participation as festival of development, when the entire country is celebrating today as ‘‘Voters Day”, it is my request to all the citizens that it is the fundamental condition for the success of democracy that every adult citizen should be a voter and every voter should be voting, then only the democracy prospers. We shall celebrate this event today and tomorrow the Republic Day also. The constitution, offered to us by the great personalities like Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and others, has given us a promise to protect our federation, promised to defend our union. Let us take oath for the protection of the federal structure. Tomorrow when we hoist the tricoloured flag, let us resolve in the witness of this tricolour that we will not let even a minor harm to the federal structure of India, we will not allow any sinful activity that may disrupt the unity of the nation. And for the unity and integrity of India, protection of the federal structure in letter and spirit, if we express these feelings then only the State Government and the Central Government can work together for the progress of the country. May the tricolour flag and the architects of the constitution bestow their blessings for the fulfilment of this resolution and with their sentiments let us all move ahead.

Today after the completion of my programme, we will watch a glance of ‘Bhavsabhar Bhavnagar’. Our friends from Youth & Cultural Activities, Shri Bhagyeshbhai Jha and Fakirbhai Vaghela, under whose guidance many traditions have been developed such as to make this national festival, a festival to relive the history also, an occasion to educate the new generation by dramatising the historical events. Shri Vishnubhai Pandya keeps on researching continuously in this matter, he keeps on searching numerous books so as to serve the best to the new generation.

It was the dream of Swami Vivekananda to see Bharat Mata to be splendid and placed on the position of ‘Universal Mentor’. To fulfil these dreams of Swami Vivekananda, as a citizen we all should be committed to work hard and to be mighty. The highest degree of hard works and courage can fulfil the dreams of Swami Vivekananda.

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Namaskar!

Wishing you all a very Happy 7th International Yoga Day!

Today, when the whole world is battling the corona pandemic, Yogahas remained a ray of hope. Even though no major public events have been organized in countries around the world and in India for almost two years, the enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished a bit. Despite Corona, the theme of this year's Yoga Day "Yoga for Wellness" has intensified the enthusiasm for Yoga among crores of people. I pray that every country, society and individual stays healthy, and let's all come together to become each other's strength.

Friends,

Our sages had termed Yogaas "समत्वम् योग उच्यते"i.e., remaining steadfast in every situation. They had made restraint a parameter of Yoga, being resolute in happiness and sorrow. Today Yoga has proved itin this global tragedy. In these one and a half years, so many countries, including India, have faced a huge crisis.

Friends,

Yoga Day is not the age-old cultural festival for most of the countries of the world. People could easily forget and ignore it in this difficult time. But on the contrary, the enthusiasm and love for Yoga has increased among the people. In the last one and a half years, there have been lakhs of new Yoga seekers in every part of the world. Everyone is trying to implement the first synonym of Yoga, which is said to be restraint and discipline, in their life.

Friends,

When the invisible virus of Corona hit the world, no country was prepared for it, from the point of capabilities, resources, or mental toughness. We have seen that Yoga became a great medium of self-confidence in the face of adversity. Yoga helped people to muster confidence to fight this disease.

When I talk to frontline warriors and doctors, they tell me that they also made Yoga their protective shield in the fight against Corona. Doctors also made themselves strong with Yoga, and also used it to help their patients recover quickly. Today, one finds so many stories from hospitals where doctors and nurses are teaching Yoga to patients, and patients sharing their experiences. The experts of the world are also stressing the importance of breathing exercises like ‘Pranayama’ and ‘Anulom-Vilom’ for strengthening our respiratory system.

Friends,

The great Tamil saint Thiruvalluvar has said: "नोइ नाडी, नोइ मुदल नाडी, हदु तनिक्कुम, वाय नाडी वायपच्चयल" i.e., if there is a disease, diagnose it, go to its root, find out what is the cause of the disease, and then ensure its treatment. Yoga shows this way. Today medical science also lays equal emphasis on healing and Yoga is beneficial in the healing process. I am satisfied that today experts from all over the world are conducting various types of scientific research on this aspect of Yoga.

Many studies are being done on the benefits of Yoga to our body, on the positive effects it has on our immunity. Nowadays we see that in many schools, children are being taught Yoga-Pranayama for 10-15 minutes before the start of the online classes. It is also preparing the children physically to fight against Corona.

Friends,

The sages of India have taught us-

व्यायामात् लभते स्वास्थ्यम्,

दीर्घ आयुष्यम् बलम् सुखम्।

आरोग्यम् परमम् भाग्यम्,

स्वास्थ्यम् सर्वार्थ साधनम् ॥

That is, by doing Yoga, we get good health, strengthand a long happy life. For us health is the greatest fortune, and good health is the means of all success. Whenever the sages of India have spoken about health, it is not only physical health. That is whythere is so much emphasis on mental health in Yoga along with physical health. When we do ‘Pranayama’, meditate andperform other yogic activities, we experience our inner-consciousness. Through Yoga, we experience our inner strength which is so strong that no problem of the world, no negativity can shatter us. Yoga shows us the path from stress to strength and from negativity to creativity. Yoga takes us from depression to ecstasy and from ecstasy to blessing.

Friends,

Yoga tells us that so many problems might be out there, but we have infinite solutions within ourselves. We are the biggest source of energy in our universe. We do not realise this energy because of the many divisions that exist. At times, the lives of people exist in silos. These divisions reflect in the overall personality as well. The shift from silos to union is Yoga. A proven way to experience a realisation of oneness is Yoga. I am reminded of the words of the great Gurudev Tagore, who said and I quote:"the meaning of our self is not to be found in its separateness from God and others, but in the ceaseless realization of Yoga, of union."

The mantra of वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्’, which India has followed since ages, is now finding global acceptance. We all are praying for each other's wellbeing, if there are threats to humanity,Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health. Yoga also gives us a happier way of life. I am sure Yoga will continue playing its preventive, as well as positive role in healthcare of masses.

Friends,

When India proposed the International Day of Yoga in the United Nations, the spirit behind it was to make this Yoga science accessible to the entire world. Today, India has taken another important step in this direction along with the United Nations and WHO.

Now the world is going to get the power of the m-Yoga app. In this app, many videos of Yoga training will be available in different languages of the world based on the common Yogaprotocol. It is also a great example of the fusion of modern technology and ancient science. I am sure the m-Yoga app will play a big role in expanding Yoga across the globe and making the efforts of One World, One Health a success.

Friends,

It is said in the Gita:

तं विद्याद् दुःख संयोग-

वियोगं योग संज्ञितम्।

That is, Yoga is liberation from suffering. We have to carry forward this journey of humanity, which is Yoga, by taking everyone along. No matter what the place, situation, age, Yoga definitely has some solutionfor everyone. Today the number of people who are curious about Yoga is increasing very much in the world. The number of Yoga establishments in the country and abroad is also increasing. In such a situation, it is necessary that the basic philosophy of Yoga should reach every person while keeping intact its foundation and core.And this work should be done by the people associated with Yoga, the masters of Yoga andYoga preachers together. We ourselves have to take the pledge of Yoga, and we have to connect our loved ones also with this resolution. This mantra of 'Yoga to Cooperation' will show us the way to a new future and will empower humanity.

I wish you and the entire human race the very best on International Yoga Day.

Many thanks!