Politics Here are the highlights of Narendra Modi's Independence Day speeches Updated : August 14, 2019 05:34 PM IST In his first Independence Day address to the nation as prime minister, Modi launched a bunch of schemes as part of his five-year term. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.