Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 60th edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'. The programme was broadcasted on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan and Narendra Modi App at 11 am. In his last 'Mann Ki Baat' of this year, the prime minister extended his greetings to all countrymen on the arrival of year 2020. He talked about the role they are going to play in the next decade of the 21st century. Below are the top quotes of PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'.
PM Modi hails young generation’s talent
PM Modi said, "Youngsters for some, they are millennials, others call them generation Z ot Gen Zee too, and broadly speaking, one thing that has captured the collective psyche is that this is the 'Social Media Generation'. He further said, "All of us experience that this generation is extremely talented. It thrives on the dream to do something. It has its own set of opinions. And best part is, especially in the case of India, they appreciate the system."
PM Modi says young generation follows the system
PM Modi said, “In the coming decade, the young in India will play a key role. Today’s youth believes in the system and also has an opinion on a wide range of issues. I consider this to be a great thing. The youth in India likes to follow the system… They question the system when it does not work and don’t like anarchy as they question the loopholes in the system… What today’s youth dislikes is instability, chaos, nepotism.”
PM Modi encourages people to visit Rann of Kutch
PM Modi said, "And it’s a matter of joy that our Vice President too visited the Desert Festival held in Rann of Kutch, Gujarat for the inauguration. When our Honourable President and Vice President are visiting such important tourist destinations in India, it is bound to inspire our countrymen. I urge you too to travel and visit these places."
PM Modi urges Indians to buy local produce
PM Modi said, "Whenever I hear about the police personnel of Phulpur or their families, you will also recollect, that I had urged from the ramparts of Red Fort on the 15th of August, requesting the countrymen to buy local produce preferably. Mahatma Gandhi viewed this spirit of Swadeshi as a lamp illuminating the lives of millions as well as bringing prosperity in the lives of the poorest of the poor.”
PM Modi says India advanced in field of astronomy
PM Modi said, “India is quite advanced in the field of astronomy, and we have taken path-breaking initiatives in this field. 'We have a giant meter-wave telescope near Pune. Not just that, in Kodaikkaanal, Udagamandala, Guru Shikhar and Hanle Ladakh as well, powerful telescopes are located,' he said. We have a giant meter-wave telescope near Pune. Not just that, in Kodaikkaanal, Udagamandala, Guru Shikhar and Hanle Ladakh as well, powerful telescopes are located. ISRO has an astronomical satellite called ASTROSAT. ISRO is planning to launch a satellite called Aditya, to study the sun.”
PM Modi on productivity of Parliament
PM Modi said, “Today, I wish to proudly mention, that the parliamentarians that you have elected have broken all the records of the last 60 years. "Lok Sabha's productivity stands at 114 per cent, while that of Rajya Sabha is 94 per cent. And prior to that in the budget session, it had the productivity of 135 per cent.”