India's 64th Independence Day and Isro's 41st Anniversary - President's Message

Today indians around the world celebrate 64th Independence Day. Importantly today is the day when ISRO was established in year 41 Years ago.

On this great day we like to rededicate the message and vision of Gurudev Rabindranath  tagore for our country. 
Mind Without Fear
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up
into fragments by narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason
has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit;
Where the mind is led forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action---
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.

Maybe this could act as measure for were we reached regard to what was envisioned by the great men who fought in freedom struggle of the country. Click here for detailed article on my impressions.

ABOUT ISRO Kindly click on these links to know more about ISRO and its establishement. 

Historical 40th Anninversary of ISRO - Outreach
 Indian Space Research Organisation's 40th Anniversary

Further here are the message from President of India, President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the ocassion of Indian Independence Day.

Honb'le President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil Message to Nation :Click here

Statement by the Hon'ble  President of United States of America on India's Independence Day Celebrations :
"On behalf of my administration and the American people, I wish to congratulate all who will celebrate the 63rd anniversary of India’s independence. Indians around the world can not only look back on their history with pride, but can also look ahead to a future filled with hope and further progress. Ever since August 15, 1947, India’s non-violent struggle for freedom, its rejection of terrorism and extremism, and its belief in democracy, tolerance, and the rule of law have been an inspiration and beacon of hope for people around the world. India’s example has had a profound effect on many countries, including the United States. Leaders of our civil rights movement, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke about the debt they owed to Mahatma Gandhi. Ties between our two peoples have never been stronger. The over two million members of the Indian American community are living examples of the bonds that bind our nations together and their accomplishments have become well-known and admired in both countries. The strategic partnership between our countries will continue to grow, and I am looking forward to my November visit to India. Our goal is to make this one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century. Once again, congratulations and best wishes for a happy and safe Independence Day."
Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States.

Further here is Hon'ble Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a message on India's Independence Day in Washington, DC August 4, 2010.

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