Speeches

Cultural Diplomacy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Ram Madhav, May 21, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Inaugural address at the Video Conference on “Cultural Diplomacy amidst COVID-19 Pandemic” organised but the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, Embassy of India, Seoul, South Korea to mark the World Culture Day on May 21, 2020 Amb Dinesh Patnaik, DG, ICCR, Amb Sripriya Ranganathan, Dr Sonu Trivedi, friends from Korea and […]

India’s Grand Strategy in a Changing Global Order

Ram Madhav, May 15, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at The New India Dialogues on “India’s Grand Strategy in a changing global order” organised by The Indian Futures on May 9, 2020 We are passing through difficult times and not just in the sense of the spread of this pandemic but also the effects that it is bound […]

WION Global Summit 2020

Ram Madhav, March 5, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address on ““India and the Emerging World: Nationalism, Multilateralism and Creative Diplomacy” at the WION Global Summit in Dubai on March 5, 2020 India has arrived. The old reticent and romantic India is no more. Under Prime Minister Modi, India has emerged as a pragmatic and proactive nation… more importantly, […]

Executive Committee Meeting of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI)

Ram Madhav, January 26, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at the Executive Committee Meeting of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on January 24, 2020.  Eurasia is largest contiguous landmass on earth. Its history is a witness to the rise of great ancient civilizations like the Greek, Roman, Indian and Chinese. World’s greatest religions like Christianity, […]

9th Round of Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue

Ram Madhav, November 1, 2019

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at the 9th Round of Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue hosted by India Foundation and Bangladesh Foundation for Regional Studies at Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh Namaskar. On behalf of the delegation from India, my party and people of India, let me extend my Warm Greetings to the participants of this 9th round […]

Conference on Gharib Nawaz – A bridge between Herat and Ajmer (October 28, 2019)

Ram Madhav, October 28, 2019

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at the “Conference on Khwaja Gharib Nawaz – A bridge between Herat and Ajmer” organised by the Institute of Indo-Persian Studies in association with the Embassy of Afghanistan, Chisty Foundation and India-Afghanistan Foundation in New Delhi on October 28, 2019 Excellency Ambassador…. Professor Hussain, my good friend Chishti Sahab, […]

103rd Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Memorial Lecture

Ram Madhav, September 30, 2019

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at the 103rd Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Memorial Lecture at Jayanagar in Bengaluru Today is the 103rd birth anniversary of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Ji. Deendayal Upadhyay Ji was a Sangh Pracharak seconded to Bharatiya Jan Sangh in the early 50s. He had served as its General Secretary for over […]

India – South East Asia: A Cultural Connect

Ram Madhav, August 14, 2019

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Keynote Address at the Seminar on “India – South East Asia: A Cultural Connect” Indians have largely forgotten that they had a vast area of influence over the territories of South East Asia in the first millennium of the current era until some European scholars, like French scholars George Coedes and Sylvain […]

BJP’s Political and Geopolitical Agenda for India

Ram Madhav, August 13, 2019

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at an interaction organised by Gateway House in Mumbai on August 13, 2019 Friends Namaskar to all of you, I want to start by saying ‘We are back’. We came back with a big majority, and we are back in power to run the country for the next five […]