Delhi News, Delhi-NCR News Highlights: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that India has completed 75 years of Independence but our country is still running behind several countries, including those that got freedom after India. Speaking at Har Hath Tiranga programme, Kejriwal said, “Singapore got Independence 15 years after India. Japan and Germany, which were completely destroyed during World War -II, are among the list of top developed countries. Why is India not? On the ocassion of 75 years of independence, we all have to take a pledge to make India Number 1. All Indians fought together to kick the British out of India and got independence. Similarly, we can take India to top if we all work together.”
In view of the celebrations to mark 75th year of independence, a multi-layered security cover along with Facial Recognition System cameras have been installed at each entry/exit point at Red Fort where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on August 15, police said on Sunday.
In other news, as soon as the Red Fort reopens after Independence Day on August 16, it will have a new addition — a restaurant. With Cafe Delhi Heights’ new outlet inside the complex throwing its doors open to patrons from August 16, the Red Fort becomes the country’s first national monument to host a full-fledged restaurant.