Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that New India is touching new dimensions and making an impact on the world. He said, Covid pandemic is the biggest example of this. He said, at the start of the pandemic, some people were suspicious about the country’s ability to tackle this pandemic, but now the country has emerged as the biggest vaccine maker in the world. He said, now the people are giving the example of India. Mr. Modi said, India has also emerged as one of the largest startup ecosystems in the world during this period.

The Prime Minister met with a Sikh delegation at his residence in New Delhi last evening. Addressing the delegation, the Prime Minister lauded the role and efforts of the Sikh community in the development of the country. He said, the community has played a vital role in strengthening the bond between India and other countries.

Remembering the contributions made by Sikh Gurus, the Prime Minister said, they have taught courage and instilled the spirit of service among the people. He said, Guru Nanak Dev Ji awakened the consciousness of the entire nation and brought the entire nation out of darkness by showing the path of light. He said, Sikh tradition is actually a living tradition of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.

The Prime Minister highlighted the various initiatives taken by the government for connecting the pilgrimages of Sikh tradition with better infrastructure. He said, today, lakh of devotees are getting the privilege of paying obeisance at the Gurdwaras linked by Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries were also present there. The group included people from different walks of life.