I thought I will twitter quotes from Tryst with Destiny (TwD ) – but then thought it might just be too much 😉 for non-Indians twiter followers. Anyway my patriotric feeling were up on techcruch – thanks to thejo – for pointing it to me! here are the TwD tweets (some slightly modified):
TwD1: To the nations & peoples of d world we send greetings & pledge ourselves 2 cooperate with’em in furthering peace, freedom & democracy.
TwD: we take the pledge of dedication to the service of India & her people & to the still larger cause of humanity.
TwD: Are we brave enough & wise enough to grasp this opportunity & accept the challenge of the future?
TwD: Freedom & power bring responsibility. Nevertheless, the past is over & it is the future that beckons to us now.
TwD: service of India means service of the millions who suffer, means d ending of poverty & ignorance & disease & inequality of opportunity
TwD: as long as there are tears & suffering, so long our work will not be over.
TwD: Peace, freedom, prosperity & disaster in this ONE World that can no longer be split into isolated fragments.
TwD: freedom brings responsibilities & burdens & we have to face them in the spirit of a free & disciplined people.
TwD: thoughts must be of the unknown volunteers & soldiers of freedom who, without praise or reward, have served India even unto death.
TwD: We think also of bro & sis who’ve been cut off from us by political boundaries & who unhappily can’t share in the freedom that has come
TwD: To bring freedom & opportunity to the common man, to the peasants & workers of India; to fight & end poverty & ignorance & disease;
TwD: build up a prosperous, democratic & progressive nation, create social, economic & political instn. 2 ensure justice & fullness 2 every1
TwD: Jai Hind