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Chandrayaan-3 landing area to be known as ‘Shiv Shakti Point’, says PM Modi


Bengaluru, Aug 26: Hailing the ISRO on the successful Chandrayaan-3 mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people from across the globe who believe in science and the future are filled with enthusiasm over 's achievement.

The Prime Minister who flew down to Bengaluru directly from Greece said he could not stop himself from reaching the city first on his return to pay tribute to the ISRO scientists.

Before heading for the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) here, Modi addressed a gathering outside the HAL Airport. “The site on the moon where Vikram landed on August 23 would be known as Shiv Shakti point,” said Modi, adding, “The site where Chandrayaan left its footprint would be known as “Tiranga” and August 23 would be observed as Space Day.”

“Not only Indians but people across the globe who believe in science, who see the future and are dedicated to humanity, are filled with enthusiasm,” he said.

Modi thanked the citizens of Bengaluru who gathered in huge numbers to see him. “I see people including children getting up so early. These children are the future of India,” the PM added.

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