Mann Ki Baat: We must not forget that our power is democracy, says PM

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New Delhi | Updated: June 26, 2016 12:09:17 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat'. This is the 21st edition of the programme.

On June 20, Modi appealed people to share their views about the programme in MyGov Open Forum or by dialling the toll free number 1800-11-7800. (Source: Twitter)On June 20, Modi appealed people to share their views about the programme in MyGov Open Forum or by dialling the toll free number 1800-11-7800. (Source: Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’. This is the 21st edition of the programme.

In the earlier editions, the Prime Minister had talked on several issues, including water conservation, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, promotion of khadi, skill development, scholarship for disabled children, infrastructure for educational institutions, menace of drugs and farmers’ problems.

On June 20, Modi appealed people to share their views about the programme in MyGov Open Forum or by dialling the toll free number 1800-11-7800.

Check LIVE updates here:

11.22 am: Water is the basis of life. We must do everything to save water. Surface water, where ever it falls, should be saved: PM

11.21 am: A person who earns 15,000 per month pledged Rs 5,000 per month for #swachhbharat, sent 52 post dated cheques for this amount: PM

11.20 am: We must encourage people to comply & we should create an atmosphere of trust – this is what I have told tax officials: PM

11.19 am: There is one generation that thinks it is better stay away from the Govt, old habits die hard. I have promised that those who declare undisclosed income will not be asked questions, consider Sept 30 as one last chance. I made it clear to officials that we should treat our citizens with trust and respect, not as thieves: PM

11.18 am: The more we associate with citizens, the more we can do to take the nation forward, to make the country stronger: PM

11.17 am: We should not forget that our strength s democracy, every citizen is our strength. Democracy is our strength and we will have to always make our democratic fabric stronger. Jan Bhagidari is essential in a democracy: PM

11.16 am: Newspapers were gagged, the country was turned into jail, thousands of leaders incl. Jaya Prakash Narayan were jailed: PM Modi

11.15 am: Use #YogaFightsDiabetes and please share your experiences on how #Yoga can help mitigate diabetes: PM

11.12 am: Diabetes functions as an entrance to other diseases – important for us to make an attempt to control diabetes: PM Modi

11.09 am: Requested all to use #yoga as a tool to control diabetes. Can we not try this?: PM

11.08 am:  Meaning of yoga is to unite. #InternationalYogaDay brought India closer to the world: PM

11.07 am: We are creating a special bond with the world with #InternationalYogaDay, says PM

11.06 am: They are from small towns but their dreams are big. I congratulate their parents: PM

11.05 am: First batch of women fighter pilots were inducted into the Indian Air Force, we feel so proud of their achievements: PM

11.02 am:  ISRO has created a special place in the world and that is why many countries are looking forward to our launches: PM

11.01 am: Met students who built a satellite that was launched on June 22nd, I wanted to meet them and experience their energy. Dreams behind this small satellite are big. This satellite signifies the skills and aspirations of the youth of India. Similar work was done by students from Chennai: PM

11.00 am: We have gone through scorching summer but we are also receiving reports of rains – this is energizing news in itself: PM

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