Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Nation from Red Fort fourth time. This time PM speech was his shortest so far in the last four years. This speech was only 55 Mins but he covered all the achievements of 3 year of his government including surgical strike, GST, demonetization. In 2014 speech time of Modi was 65 minutes , in 2015 its 86 minutes and longest speech was in 2016 i.e 94 minutes.
As per his last Mann Ki baat a radio programme where Pm address the nation , Modi said that he got the letters from the people complaining that his Independence Day speech were a little too long. He had promised in Mann Ki Baat that he keeps his Independence speech short.
As per his promise he spoke only 55 Minutes which was his shortest speech since 2014.
Timing of PM Modi Independence day Speech
2017 – 55 mins
2016 – 94 mins
2015 – 86 mins
2014 – 65 mins