Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Sunday morning through the 36th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme. Today, this monthly radio show initiated by the Prime Minister also completed its three years. One day before the programme, the Prime Minister had asked people to share their views, ideas and suggestions on the Narendra Modi App and My Gov Open Forum. The Prime Minister is expected to speak on the Sardar Sarovar Dam and the high-speed rail project, which was recently inaugurated by him. Mann ki Baat will be broadcast on All India Radio and Doordarshan and the live stream will be available on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Akashwani will also broadcast the programme in regional languages once the Prime Minister completes his address in Hindi.
Here are Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat Live Updates:
11:28 AM: “Big opportunity for younger generation b/w Navratri festivities & Diwali; FIFA under- 17 world cup being organized in our country,” he said.
11:27 AM: PM says that India is hosting FIFA U17 World Cup and we all should make sports a part of our lives.
11:25 AM: PM praises Army officers Swati and Nidhi who are the wives of martyrs but still joined the forces.
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11:22 AM: PM says every Indian should know about the 7 best destinations of his state and if possible, should also visit them.
11:19 AM: PM said he will mention Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in the next episode of Mann Ki Baat but 31stOct, Run For Unity – Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat will be organised.
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11:18 AM: “Gandhiji, JaiPrakashji, DeenDayalji remained away from power,lived every moment for people,followed Sarv Jan Hitay–Sarv Jan Sukhay,” he said.
11:17 AM: The Prime Minister remembers the contribution of great leaders including that of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel. He said many great leaders gave us direction towards 20th & 21st century, led us, faced many hardships.
11:16 AM: PM says that everybody joined the cleanliness movement.
11:15 AM: “We can see in Swachhata Hi Seva movement as to how electronic media & print media in our country can render big service to country,” he said.
11:13 AM: Talking about media, PM said during this month we realised how much can electronic and print media help.
11:12 AM: PM said that last month we took resolve to run a 15-day cleanliness drive. “Pleased to know that just in 1st four days of Swachhata Hi Seva, 75 lakh people joined with more than 40,000 initiatives,” he said.
11:09 AM: PM Modi asks people to buy one Khadi item on this Gandhi Jayanti and help the poor people.
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11:07 AM: “Every citizen wants to do something for benefit of others, for social good & country’s progress; this I learnt during,” says PM Modi.
11:06 AM: Talking his selfie with daughter initiative, PM said that he once saw the selfie of sarpanch with daughter & referred same in Mann Ki Baat and in no time, Selfie With Daughter became a big campaign.
11:04 AM: The Prime Minister said that Mann Ki Baat helped the government to realise the powerful ideas of people of far off places, which they send during full month.
11:03 AM: He says that the 3-year journey of Mann Ki Baat is, in fact, a journey of our countrymen, their emotions and their feeling.
11:02 AM: PM Narendra Modi starts his radio address. He begins by saying that Mann Ki Baat provided unique opportunity to connect with feelings & positive energy.
10:50 AM: We are just 10 minutes away from the 36th edition of PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat. Stay tuned.
10:30 AM: Apart from Hindi, the radio address will also be broadcast in regional versions. It will be available in 18 languages and 33 dialects on the same day after the completion of the original broadcast in their respective regions. It is also broadcast in English and Sanskrit.
10:15 AM: He had also talked about the renewed campaign for cleanliness and called for increased participation in sporting activities.
10:00 AM: In his last radio address, PM Modi had said that violence in the name of faith will not be tolerated referring to the violence in Haryana that broke out after Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim was convicted of rape by a CBI court.