Speaking after the film, Shri Modi said that he thoroughly enjoyed watching the film and complimented the cast and crew for their efforts. He stated that through this film the youth can get inspired a lot and urged youngsters to go and enjoy the film.
2013 marks 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and on this occasion, to pay tribute to him, ‘The Light: Swami Vivekananda’ is a film that captures his life and times and his rise to spiritual enlightenment. The movie covers different phases of his life encompassing his transition from the young Narendra Nath Datta to the world renownedSwami Vivekananda who was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies to the Western world. The first trailer of the film was launched on Wednesday, 31st July on various internet sites and television channels and has already started receiving appreciation from audience across the country.
Shri Narendra Modi takes on UPA over the killing of India soldiers in PoonchSpeaking to the media after the screening of the movie, Shri Narendra Modi strongly criticized the UPA for its policies that have made India look extremely weak. He was talking in the context of the killing of Indian soldiers by Pakistan on Tuesday 6th August 2013.
Shri Modi affirmed, “A nation of 1.25 billion people is worried. Sometimes we hear reports that China is being aggressive while sometimes we hear that Pakistan is beheading our Jawans. Every person of this country wants to know what is happening.”
He went on to add, “Our soldiers are getting killed but we bow our heads to them. I have never seen this.” Shri Modi pointed that we need to stand firm wand not let the sacrifices of our soldiers go in vain. He blamed the Centre and its policies for the sad state of affairs and stated that the nation will never forgive the Centre for the same.