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Indian Community in Oman Resolves to Join 
the Mission to build a New India

Indian community in Oman pledged to build a New India which is clean and free from poverty, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism by 2022. Over 200 representatives of various linguistic wings of Indian Social Club and around 100 Children from 6 Indian Schools in Muscat actively participated in the “New India Manthan (Reflection)” organised by the Embassy of India, Muscat, on 1st October 2017 to enable the Indian community in Oman to discuss on their concept and idea of New India and the ways to achieve it. The ‘New India’ is a mass movement launched by PM of India to build a ‘New India’by 2022 when India will celebrate 75 years of freedom and independence.

Addressing the gathering, H.E. Indra Mani Pandey, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman, said that although India has made tremendous progress since her independence in 1947, there are huge developmental and social challenges which the country needs to overcome. He stressed that the task of building a New India of our dreams could be achieved only through the collective efforts of the Government and the people of India, including Indians living and working in Oman. He appealed to the Indian Community in Oman to contribute individually and collectively to the noble goal of building a New India by 2022. He led the gathering in taking the pledge to build a New India which is clean and free from poverty, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism by 2022.

The New India Mission, which is to be realised with popular resolve "Sankalp se Siddhi” (Realisation through Resolve), was launched on 09 August 2017 to by PM of India on the auspicious occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, said “Quit India was a landmark movement in our history. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s clarion call of ‘Do or Die’ people across India actively pledged to devote themselves for India’s freedom. Today, on the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement, let us pledgeto free India from dirt, poverty, corruption, terrorism, casteism, and communalism and create a ‘New India’ of our dreams by 2022”when India completes 75 years of its independence from Colonialism.

The ‘New India’ Mission epitomizes the participatory nature of democratic governance and seeks to benefit from momentum gathered through indomitable spirit of 1.25 billion Indians to create an India of their dreams by 2022. Government has invited people of India, at individual level as well as organizations level, to outline their vision of New India. In addition, various Ministries and Departments of Government, numerous educational institutions and civil society organizations in India have joined the Mission and are spreading awareness about it amongst the people of India. Millions of Indians have already pledged to build an India of their dreams.
The Embassy appeals to the Indian Community in Oman to join the ‘New India’ Mission by taking the Pledge to build a New India and contribute to its realisation by 2022. For further information, they are invited to visit the web portal

04 October 2017



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