The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, recently, addressed over 25 lakh Security Guards (Chowkidars) across India, on the eve of Holi, through audio bridge. Wishing all the Chowkidars a happy and colour filled Holi, Prime Minister said that the Chowkidars play an important role in making these colours look beautiful.
Saluting the exceptional work done by Chowkidars all over the country, Prime Minister said that he is proud to celebrate Holi with them. He added that the entire country is talking about Chowkidars and every Indian is now saying ‘I am also a Chowkidar’. He said that Chowkidars are today inspiring everyone to fight against all kinds of evils in the country.
Interacting with Chowkidars and hinting at the opposition party, the Indian National Congress, the Prime Minister said that it is unfortunate that some people with vested interests are defaming chowkidars. “I apologize to all of you for their misinformation.
The Prime Minister said that all those who work for the betterment of the country and are committed towards fulfilling the dreams of others are chowkidars. He urged everyone to keep a Chowkidar alive inside them. The Prime Minister said that he is not deterred by the abuses of opposition, but rather converts those into appreciation. He added that he as a Chowkidar is committed towards the safety, security and development of the country.
This is for the first time that a Prime Minister of India has addressed millions of private security personnel of India. This has brought the entire PSI in the limelight of the nation and has highlighted the invaluable role that the industry plays in curbing losses and crime