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Modi’s convocation address at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo Courtesy: PIB

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo Courtesy: PIB


The Prime Minister is visiting visit Katra, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday. He will inaugurate the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital. He will deliver the Convocation Address at the 5th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. He will also inaugurate a sports complex, and address a public meeting, in Katra.

Live updates:

11:22 am Prime Minister Modi concludes his sppech

11:21 am I thank the mothers who allowed their daughters to study: PM

11:20 am I wish all the students all the best, specially to the girls who won laurels here: PM

11:18 am There is a mini-India in Jammu and Kashmir, Modi says referring to the students of the university

11:17 am Twenty first century belongs to those who have the power of knowledge: PM

11:16 am Dream to do something and not to become someone: PM

11:15 am Modi narrates the story of Manjhi. Says he didn’t build a road, but he made history.

11:12 am Modi says in a lighter vein that seeing the number of women winning medals, men may ask for reservation one day.


11:11 am India was the first country to reach Mars in the very first attempt: PM

11:10 am The country is reaching new levels in development. The nation with 800 million youths can achieve more heights: PM

11:09 am You will remember every moment of your time here: PM

11:06 am Let’s pledge that we will do something for poor, because it was a poor pilgrim who contributed to build this university: PM

11:05 am This university is built through the contribution of so many pilgrims, many of whom came from far away places: PM

11:03 am You may have thought of so much in your childhood but it may not have worked out. Forget that & instead think of what you have achieved: PM

10:58 am Recall what your parents did for you. They sacrificed their own happiness for yours: PM

10:55 am Question of what next will play on your minds. But the person who knows what lies ahead won’t need to depend on others: PM

10:50 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his address at the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University.

Source: The Hindu