PM Modi stated in his Twitter post that he had an important message for the nation. Here are the points he spoke about in the Live address to the nation:

  • India has entered its name as an elite space power. An anti-satellite weapon A-SAT, successfully targeted a live satellite on a low earth orbit.
  • ‘Mission Shakti’ operation was a difficult target to achieve which was completed successfully within three minutes of launch.
  • India has registered herself as a space power today; till now only US, Russia and China have achieved this; now India is the 4th country to achieve this feat: PM
  • Today, we have enough satellites that are contributing in various segments such as agriculture, disaster management, communication, weather, navigation etc: PM
  • I assure the world community that our new prowess is not against anyone

Earlier today, PM Modi made a Twitter post which attracted a lot of speculation about what it was about.

In his address, the Prime Minister said that Indian scientists have achieved all the goals of the ‘Mission Shakti’, for this, the Satellite built in India was used. A large number of satellites are helping in many areas including agriculture, defence, security and communication.

He said that India’s effort is not to harm a country but to adopt a defensive attitude. The Prime Minister said that our effort is to maintain peace and not to create an atmosphere of war.