Prime Minister’s 71st Independence Day Speech: Fact Check
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the people on 71st Independence Day at Red Fort.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the people on 71st Independence Day at Red Fort.(Photo Courtesy: AP)

Prime Minister’s 71st Independence Day Speech: Fact Check

FactChecker did a live fact check on the claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day speech at Red Fort on 15 August 2017.

Here are the main facts, checked and storified:

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(This article was originally published in an arrangement with The Fact Checker.)

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