This will be PM Modi's third radio programme after coming to power for the second term in May with a thumping victory. (File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat'. This is his third radio programme after coming to power for the second term in May with a thumping victory. In his last episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme, the prime minister said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are eager to join the mainstream development underway in other parts of the country.
Addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat, the Prime Minister said the programme was undertaken across 4,500 panchayats of the state in which government officials had to trek long distances to reach each and every village in the valley.
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11:32 am: Let us proceed, enjoying our inner bliss, expressing our spirit of service, say PM Modi while concluding today's 'Mann Ki Baat' episode
11:31 am: My dear countrymen, all of you will remember that the 29th of August is celebrated as 'National Sports Day': PM Modi
11:30 am: Come, let us look anew at India which Swami Vivekananda had seen and let us put in practice the inherent strength of India realized by Swami Vivekananda. We possess everything within us, let us proceed with confidence: PM Modi
11:29 am: My dear countrymen, who can forget the historic speech of Swami Vivekananda delivered on September 11, 1893: PM Modi.
11:29 am: Whenever we talk about nature and wildlife, we only talk about conservation. But, we now have to move beyond conservation and think about compassion, says PM Modi.
11:28 am: The Tiger Summit took place in 2010 at St. Petersburg, Russia. At this summit, a resolution was taken expressing concern about the dwindling tiger population in the world: PM Modi.
11:26 am: Our country is full of diversity and this wide range of diversity will also inculcate variations within you as a teacher. Your life will be enriched, says PM Modi.
11:25 am: Some people ask me one thing albeit with some hesitation -Modi ji, you were speaking in Hindi and Bear Grylls does not know Hindi, so how did you carry on such a fast conversation between the two of you? PM Modi.
11:26 am: It is my firm belief that people want to know the steps taken in the direction of climate justice and clean environment in India: PM Modi.
11:26 am: Whoever I meet or wherever there is a chance to talk, the focus is on Wildlife, discussions about the environment, the Tiger, the Asiatic Lion, evolution etc. and I am amazed how interested people are in nature: PM Modi.
11:23 am: People have expressed a desire to know more about the 'Man vs. Wild’ television episode aired on Discovery Channel: PM Modi.
11:21 am: There are many little things that can be employed in our country’s effective fight against malnutrition. Today, due to lack of awareness, both poor and affluent families are affected by malnutrition: PM Modi
11:21 am: There are many little things that can be employed in our country’s effective fight against malnutrition. Today, due to lack of awareness, both poor and affluent families are affected by malnutrition: PM Modi.
11:20 am: In many states, people run meal campaigns on certain dates: PM Modi.
11:19 am: ‘Mutthi Bhar Dhaanya’ initiative has turned into a big movement in Nashik. During harvest period, Anganwadi workers collect handful of rice grain from people. This grain is used to make piping hot food for children & women, says PM Modi.
11:18 am: Under the ‘Poshan Abhiyaan’ campaign, nutrition made available with the help of modern scientific methods is being converted into a mass movement all over the country, says PM Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'.
11:17 am: Let us celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary as a special ‘Shramdaan’ Festival, where everyone will donate one’s own labour, says PM Modi.
11:16 am: When we celebrate Bapu’s 150th birth anniversary, we shall not only dedicate to him an India that is Open Defecation Free, but also shall lay the foundation of a new revolution against plastic, by people themselves, throughout the country: PM Modi.
11:16 am: Home or the neighbourhood lane, street circles, crossings, or drains, schools and colleges … we have to involve ourselves in a Mega campaign of ensuring cleanliness at public places: PM Modi.
11:15 am: O glorious children of Mother India, you may remember that for the last few years, we have been running a countrywide campaign ‘Swachchata Hi Sewa’, ‘the quest for cleanliness is service’: PM Modi.
11:15 am: Once again, along with greetings on Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary, I express my expectations from every Indian, of one resolve or the other: PM Modi.
11:14 am: Before the Haripura (Congress) Session, in 1937-38, Mahatma Gandhi had invited the then Principal of Shantiniketan Kala Bhavan, Nandlal Bose: PM Modi.
11:13 am: There is a famous art show called the Venice Biennale’. This time, in the India Pavilion at the Venice Biennale’, a very interesting exhibition based on memories of Gandhiji was organized. Of special interest were Haripura Panels: PM Modi.
11:13 am: A few months ago, I was in Dandi. In our Freedom struggle, the salt satyagrah at Dandi was an important turning point. There I’d inaugurated a state of the art museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi: PM Modi.
11:10 am: There could be a Ladies’ club! Routine tasks of a modern day Ladies’ club shall be taken up, but besides that, let all members of the Ladies’ club come together & perform an activity of service! We can do a lot: PM Modi.
11:09 am: I have been extremely fortunate to have been blessed with the opportunity to visit a number of significant places associated with revered Mahatma Gandhi and pay my homage: PM Modi.
11:08 am: Mahatma Gandhi, of course, became the voice of innumerable Indians, in the larger backdrop of upholding human values & human dignity; in a way, he had become the voice of the world: PM Modi.
11:07 am: Gandhiji emphasized not only on the spirit of service, but also on the inner happiness it led to: PM Modi.
11:06 am: He served the poor, the destitute, the weak and the hungry… he took it as life’s prime duty. He presented shining examples through the medium of service in his own life: PM Modi.
11:06 am: He served communities in South Africa that were bearing the brunt of apartheid. He served farmers in Champaran who were being discriminated against. He served millworkers who were being underpaid: PM Modi.
11:06 am: Preparations are underway for a mega festival in India. Not just in India, it is a part of the discourse in the whole world. I’m referring to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi: PM Modi.
11:05 am: Spinning-wheel bearing Mohan too chose a similar path, for the sake of Freedom, for preserving human values, for strengthening the basic elements of personality & character: PM Modi.
11:05 am: One feels a sense of newness in whatever he does. And that’s why today, as I converse with you, my attention is drawn towards two Mohans. One is Sudarshan Chakra bearing Mohan and other is Charkha bearing Mohan: PM Modi.
11:05 am: What qualities should the virtue of friendship possess? Who can forget the incident of Sudama? And on the battlefield? PM Modi.
11:04 am: Despite the tremendous might that he possessed, there were times when he would immerse himself in performing RAAS; at other times he would be in midst of cows & cowherds; sometimes indulging in sports & games; often playing flute: PM Modi.
11:02 am: We celebrated quite a few festivals in the days gone by. Yesterday, Krishna- Janma Mahotsav, the festival of the birth of Lord Krishna was celebrated throughout India: PM Modi.
11:00 am: On the one hand, these days, our country is enjoying the feast of rains; on the other, every corner of the country is celebrating festivals and fairs. And this will go on till Diwali: PM Modi.