Mann ki Baat highlights: Chandrayaan 2 is Indian to the core, says PM Modi

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Updated:Jul 28, 2019 12:44:51 pm

In his Mann ki Baat address last month, PM Modi stressed on need of the hour to conserve water as drought looms large in the country.

Mann ki baat live updatesThe Mann Ki Baat is a monthly radio programme of PM Narendra Modi.

In his Mann ki Baat radio address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the successful launch of Chandrayaan 2 despite the early setback was an unprecedented achievement. Modi also lauded the Chandrayaan 2 mission for being Indian to the core. “It is a totally swadeshi and home grown mission. We are now eagerly waiting for September, when Lander Vikram & Rover Pragyan will land on lunar surface,” the PM said.

This was his second radio address after assuming office for the second term. In his address last month, PM Modi stressed on need of the hour to conserve water as drought looms large in the country.

In Sunday’s address, Modi lauded Meghalaya and Haryana for initiatives to conserve water. “Meghalaya has become the first state to have formulated its own water-policy. I congratulate Meghalaya govt. In Haryana, crops that require meagre water are being encouraged. Farmers thus are saved from suffering losses,” Modi said.

Speaking of floods in different parts of the country, Modi said that Centre and state governments are working at a “lightning pace” to provide people relief and succour.

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    11:21 (IST)28 Jul 2019
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    "Chandrayaan 2 is Indian to the core. It is purely Indian in heart and spirit. It is a totally swadeshi and home grown mission. We are now eagerly waiting for September, when Lander Vikram & Rover Pragyan will land on lunar surface," adds the PM.

    11:14 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    PM Modi congratulates Meghalaya for becoming 1st state to formulate water policy

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    11:08 (IST)28 Jul 2019
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    11:04 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    PM Modi begins his address to the nation

    PM Modi began his second Mann ki Baat adress after assuming office for a second term. 

    The Mann Ki Baat is a monthly radio programme of PM Narendra Modi. The programme is broadcast on the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan. Besides, it is also streamed live on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister's Office, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, AIR and DD News. It will also be simultaneously broadcast on AIR's website www.allindiaradio.gov.in. AIR will broadcast the programme in regional languages immediately after the Hindi broadcast. The regional language versions will be repeated at 8 PM.