Mann Ki Baat 2019: The 53rd monthly radio address is the last one before the Lok Sabha elections, said PM modi. PM Modi thanked the countrymen for listening to Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio. He said that next Mann Ki baat will be held on the last Sunday in May.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to the CRPF jawans who sacrificed their lives during the deadly Pulwama attack on Jammu-Srinagar highway in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14. Terming the cross-border terrorism as a key challenge in front of India, PM Modi urged countrymen to rise above casteism, communalism, regionalism and other difference to remain united. PM Modi said that his government was taking decisive steps against terror. The 53rd episode of PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ was the first address to the nation ever since the deadly Pulwama attack, the worst on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir which took lives of around 40 CRPF jawans. PM Modi has also termed today’s Mann Ki Baat as ‘Special’.
The PM’s address is being aired across the country through All India Radio, DD News, DD National and is also streamed on YouTube channels Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, All India Radio and the Prime Minister’s office. One can also listen to Mann ki Baat in ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’ as well.
Today’s #MannKiBaat is special! Do tune in at 11 AM.
Later on don’t say I didn’t tell you in advance 🙂 pic.twitter.com/LT8N5Mkyev
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 24, 2019
Last month, PM Modi delivered this year’s first ‘Mann ki Baat’ – which he began by paying tribute to Sri Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt and said that the government is “happy we fulfilled demand to make Netaji files public.” In the last edition, he also showered praise on the Election Commission of India – for conducting the election of such massive scale, and to celebrate the ‘National Voter’s Day’. He also urged the citizens of Indian to register themselves as votes after attaining the age of 18.
PM Modi also talked about Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, his painting, poet Ravidas – whose jayanti was around the corner. Apart from these, he also touched down on ‘Khelo India’ and how it has been transforming the youth and paving way for a ‘New India’; and the continuing success of Indian Space Research Organisation.