Addressing the nation in 24th edition of his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke vividly on the topics of Uri Terror attack, Swacchh Bharat Mission and Rio Paralympics. He also thanked listeners for their love and support as the programme completed its two years. Acknowledging the sacrifice of 18 army jawans who were martyred in the Uri attack, PM said that nation is proud on brave sons of India. Concluding his address, he wished the nation for Dushehra, Diwali and Durga Puja in advance.
Here are the key HIGHLIGHTS of the PM’s address:
11.39 am: PM Modi concludes his address, wishes people for Dushehra, Diwali and Durga Puja in advance
11.35 am: I thank the listeners, Akashwani and especially the people who have written letters to us.
11.32 am: This week marks the completion of 2 years of Mann Ki Baat.
11.31 am: The show was a medium for me to feel the power of 1.25 billion Indians.
11.30 am: When I started Mann Ki Baat two years ago, I had decided that this programme will not become a medium for political blame-game and self-praising of the government.
11.27 am: There is an incredible joy in giving. Joy Of Giving week is being organised in certain cities. I congratulate the volunteers for their initiative.
11.25 am: PM urges the nation to buy Khadi products this festive season.
11.23 am: PM Narendra Modi acknowledges Amitabh Bachchan’s efforts in Swacch Bharat Mission
11.22 am: I urge India’s youth to work for ‘waste to wealth’.
11.20 am: Government is working in this direction.
11.18 am: PM announces new phone helpline ‘1969’ for status of cleanliness in every city.
11.17 am: 2.48 Cr toilets built in the Rural areas. 1.5 Cr more will be constructed in next year
11.16 am: Rural areas have made a significant progress in construction of toilets
11.14 am: Media has attained a positive attitude towards Swacch Bharat mission
11.12 am: 2nd October will mark 2 years of Swacch Bharat, there should be an environment of hatred towards dirt in India
11.08 am: When Deepa Malik won a medal, she said I have defeated disability with this win, I will never forget her statement
11.06 am: PM Modi lauds achievements of Paralympic winners
11.04 am: Security of Kashmiri people is centre’s responsibility. Sometimes we have to take stringent measures to ensure security of the people
11.03 am: Kashmiri people have understood that unrest will not take them anywhere. They want their children to go back to school.
11.02 am: Leaders speak, Army doesn’t. Army shows valour.
11.01 am: I pay my tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in Uri terror attack, the culprits will be punished for sure.
11.01: We are proud of our soldiers.
11.oo am: We lost 18 braves sons of India in Uri attack. I salute all the martyrs.