Mann Ki Baat Highlights: PM Narendra Modi greets nation on new year

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Last month, the Prime Minister delivered 50th address in which he talked about how radio "truly connected with the masses and that it was a mighty means of getting across".

Mann Ki Baat LIVE Updates: PM Narendra Modi to address the nation at 11 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the 51st edition of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat. The address, was aired on DD National and DD News. During the programme, Prime Minister Modi shares his ideas and answers to questions received from across the country.

Last month, the Prime Minister delivered 50th address in which he talked about how radio “truly connected with the masses and that it was a mighty means of getting across”.

“In terms of the reach & depth of communication, radio has been incomparable. I have been nursing that feeling ever since, acknowledging its power & strength. Hence when I became the Prime Minister, it was natural for me to turn towards a strong, effective medium,” the prime minister said while responding to a question on why he choose radio over other means such as social media and mobile apps.

Explaining why he began the monthly programme, the Prime Minister said that it was his wish to reach out to the masses with the great story of India. “From remote villages to Metro cities, from farmers to young professionals … the array just prompted me to embark upon this journey of ‘Mann Ki Baat’,” he said.

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PM Modi Mann Ki Baat Highlights:

11:29 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi hails doctors for organising free camps to treat poor patient

In his 'Mann Ki Baat' speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails and salutes the services provided by young doctors who organizes free medical camps for poor patient.

11:28 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi urges citizens to visit Kumbh mela

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the common people to visit Kumbh. He also asked the citizens to share their image in social media. 

11:22 (IST)30 Dec 2018
In a first, govt unfurls tricolour on 75th anniversary of Azad hind government at Red fort, says PM

In his 'Mann Ki Baat' speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that on the 75th anniversary of Azad hind government, a tricolour was unfurled at Delhi's Red fort for the first time.

11:19 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi hails Vedangi Kulkarni's cycling, calls it commendable

In 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails Pune's Vedangi Kulkarni. Speaking about her, PM Modi said that for more than 150 days, Kulkarni has used to cycle 300 kms each day. Prime Minister said that her passion is commendable.

11:16 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi speaks about health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat

In his monthly address via 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about initiatives about his government schemes which were launched in 2018 such as health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat was launched. The Prime Minister also added that electricity has reached every village of the country.

11:13 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi names newly built 'Bogibeel Bridge'in his monthly address

Referring to Bogibeel bridge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that nation's longest rail-cum-road bridge was dedicated to nation this month.

11:10 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Top global agencies accepts India is pulling itself out of poverty, says PM Modi

In his monthly address via 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Modi said that the top world’s rated agencies have accepted that, India is pulling its people out of poverty.

11:08 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi praises doctors of Bijnor

PM Modi highlights the free services given out by doctors at Bijnor. The Pm also said that over 100 people were benefitted by the free camps.

11:06 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Watch: PM Modi's 51st edition
11:04 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi expresses thanks to citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed thanks to the people for tuning in Mann Ki Baat for 51st editon. 

11:01 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Mann Ki Baat's 51st edition begins

The 51st edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' begins. 

11:01 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Mann Ki Baat's 51st edition begins

The 51st edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' begins. 

10:44 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 48

In the 48th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that the whole country celebrated Paraakaram Parva which reminds the youngsters of the glorious heritage of our Army and inspires common people to maintain the integrity and unity of the nation.

10:31 (IST)30 Dec 2018
BJP distributes radio to its workers in Dehradun

In a bid to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday distributed radio to party workers at Dehradun. 

10:15 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Narendra Modi's 51st edition of Mann Ki Baat to begin in next 45 minutes
10:03 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 49: PM Modi speaks about India's performance in 2018 Asian Para games

In his monthly address to the nation via 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about India's performance in 2018 Asian Para games held at Jakarta. The Prime Minister said, "India is setting new records not just in the field of sports but also in hitherto uncharted areas. To give you an example, I would like to mention about Para Athlete Narayan Thakur."

09:53 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 49: PM Modi pays tributes to Indira Gandhi

In his address to the nation via Mann Ki Baat's 49th edition, the Prime Minister also paid tributes to Indira Gandhi ahead of her death anniversary on October 31.

09:50 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 49: PM Modi hails Sardar patel

In his monthly address to the nation in the 49th edition of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had talked about the run for unity and asked people to participate in the event. Referring to a 1947 edition of the 'TIME' magazine, PM Modi said that is because of Sardar patel that we see India as it is today.

09:25 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 48: PM Modi praises northeastern states

In his monthly address to the nation via 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the northeastern states for making a "grand progress"in organic farming.

09:13 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 48: PM Modi hails Punjab farmers

In his 48th episode of Mann Ki Baat programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the farmers of Punjab who helped in saving the environment by not burning the stubble in fields. Hailing the farmers, the Prime Minister said, "But, for its solution we only have to look inwards, to look into our glorious past and our rich traditions and especially have to understand the lifestyle of our tribal communities."

09:04 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Watch: PM Narendra Modi's 50th edition of Mann Ki Baat

In the link provide below, one can click and have a look at the previous episode i.e. 50 th edition of Mann Ki Baat.  

08:48 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Mann Ki Baat in regional languages after Hindi broadcast

The citizen can also hear the broadcast programme in regional languages after the Hindi broadcast today. All India Radio will broadcast. The same will be repeated at 8 pm tonight.

08:19 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 50: PM Modi pays tributes to many great personalities

Apart from Guru Nanak Dev, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes to the maker of the Constitution- Baba Saheb Ambedkar. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "Tributes to the makers of the Constitution. The working of the Constituent Assembly gives us lessons in time management and productivity." 

07:57 (IST)30 Dec 2018
PM Modi asked citizens to share their idea on MyGov Open Forum

On December 20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought for an idea for today's Mann Ki Baat. The Prime Minister had asked the citizens to share their idea on MyGov Open Forum. In a tweet, the PM said, 'Do you have an idea for this month’s #MannKiBaat on the 30th? Share it on the MyGov Open Forum. You can also dial 1800 11 7800 and record your message. The NM Mobile App has a section as well to share inputs.'

07:53 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 50

In the 50th edition of Mann Ki Baat, the Prime Minister has paid tributes to Guru Nanak Dev. 

07:43 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 49

In the 49th episode of Mann Ki Baat, the edition covered issues of social, national as well as international implication: education of the girl child, tackling exam stress, climate change and drug menace.

07:32 (IST)30 Dec 2018
Highlights of Mann Ki Baat episode 50

In his last Mann Ki Baat episode on November 25, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that he always tried to keep this programme apolitical. The Prime Minister further added that he never carried praise for the government. 

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