Independence Day Essay

1182 Words Sep 22nd, 2011 5 Pages
On this Special Day I would like to recollect the words of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of India’s Independence.

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance .... We end today a period of ill fortune, and India discovers herself again."

Did we really discover our soul? I think its Yes but not a substantial one. This is the day, to relook ourselves, where we are today, where we were and where we shall be.

We had many challenges on the eve of
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We had a time there was lots of brain drain. All the talents were moving to abroad. Today our success rate is proved that we can see the reverse brain drain. Today Multinational Companies wants to enter India to do business in India and for India and map their business modules to our Indian culture. Today it’s rightly said that India is an Investment Hub.

Having said that, the question still haunts us, have we discovered our Soul? What is nagging us behind? What is holding us Back? There may be numerous issues but all the problems finger their point at one end, that’s growing corruption and scams. This is the day for us to sit and look where we want to move going forward for one year. This is the day for us to plug the loop holes and bridge the gap. This is the day for us to promise ourselves that we shall use our hard earned freedom for the betterment of tomorrow, for the welfare of the humanity and above all to hold the values of our country at the highest peak of global tower. My dear friends, let’s take a pledge today to fight against the corruption. Let’s put hands together for the Lokpal Bill in its true spirit.

My Dear Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen,

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure,

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