Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that Indians aspire to make the nation free of its 'internal weaknesses'. The PM said that people want to get rid of not only problems related to caste and religion, but also other factors such as black money and corruption. "People of the nation want to see it free of internal weaknesses, not only those based on caste or religion but all those factors which weaken it," Prime Minister Modi said. PM Modi was addressing a gathering of saints and devotees at the Ugadi Festival, through video conferencing. A mass programme is being held in Andhra Pradesh's Srisailam to mark the festival.