'Ek Nai Subah' programme: As it happened

A gala event is being organised at India Gate in the national capital here on Saturday evening to mark the completion of two years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre. The event "Ek Nayi Subah" is being held in "talkathon" format with ministers answering queries put to them. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is participating at the event to talk about the 'Beti bachao, Beti padao' campaign. The event at India Gate includes talk shows on the government's achievements, interspersed with cultural programmes.

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:28

A gala event is being organised at India Gate in the national capital here on Saturday evening to mark the completion of two years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre. The event "Ek Nayi Subah" is being held in "talkathon" format with ministers answering queries put to them. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is participating at the event to talk about the 'Beti bachao, Beti padao' campaign. The event at India Gate includes talk shows on the government's achievements, interspersed with cultural programmes.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Health Minister JP Nadda, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, Minorities Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan were among those who participated.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to come towards the end of the event.


28 May 2016, 23:19 PM

In the next three years we will give new LPG connections to 5 crore people, says PM.

28 May 2016, 22:52 PM

Yes what we know is money belongs to the poor and the poor must get the fruits of development, says PM.

28 May 2016, 22:52 PM

The people of India have placed their faith in us, we have left no stone unturned in our hardwork. We dream of Team India, PM Modi says.

28 May 2016, 22:51 PM

PM says his govt renewed faith in the people.

It is important to trust our citizens and the government is answerable to the people of the country, he further says.

28 May 2016, 22:41 PM

One one hand there is agenda of development, on other there is agenda of obstructionism..people are capable of finding truth, says PM.

28 May 2016, 22:32 PM

Those who were earlier looting the nation are not enthused by this Government, says PM.

NDA govt's work must be evaluated against the work of previous governments, adds PM.

28 May 2016, 22:26 PM

The PM highlights the steps taken by the NDA government to combat corruption.

28 May 2016, 22:22 PM

We saw two things over the last few days..on one side there is Vikasvad and other side is Virodhvad, says PM.

In a democracy it is vital to analyse everyone's work, but we can't make a mistake of creating a false atmosphere of despondency, asserts PM.

28 May 2016, 22:21 PM

Over the last 15 days, the work of the Government of India is being very carefully analysed and all aspects are being seen closely, says PM.

In the process we have got renewed faith and enthusiasm. The blessings of the people are also increasing, says PM.

28 May 2016, 22:21 PM

PM Narendra Modi begins his speech at 'Ek Nayi Subah' programme. 

28 May 2016, 22:06 PM

Amitabh Bachchan is back on the show talking of the rights of the girl child.

If women are encouraged to take up education, they can turn out to be an asset for our country, says Bachchan.

28 May 2016, 21:59 PM

Commenting on Skill development programme, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy says Make in India will be successful if there are makers in India.

28 May 2016, 21:54 PM

Union Minister holding Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad talks about Digita India initiative launched by PM Narendra Modi.

28 May 2016, 21:04 PM

Union Minister Smriti Irani talks about the matrix in the changing face of education in India. 

She says, Modi government has made efforts to accelerate skill education in the country.

28 May 2016, 20:45 PM

Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari talks about roads and highways and changing face of transportation across India.

Politics of development is the priority of this government, says Gadkari.

28 May 2016, 20:12 PM

Union Minister Jitendra Singh discusses Soil Health Card, which helped changing the lives of farmers.

28 May 2016, 19:26 PM

MoS Jayant Sinha speaks on Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, says govt has provided people a 'suraksha kavach'.

Revolutionary governance reforms brought in two years, Singh says. 

28 May 2016, 19:16 PM

BJP MP Manoj Tiwary, Jayant Sinha, Ram Vilas Paswan and Najma Heptulla speaks about electrification of the villages.\

Heptulla says electrification will change lives of rural women.

Manoj Tiwary thanks Power Minister Piyush Goyal for doing a comendale job in the fireld of providing power to the rural hopuseholds.

Paswan said, "Our mission is power to the poor." 

28 May 2016, 18:48 PM

Noted singer Kailash Kher performs highlighting government's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

28 May 2016, 18:23 PM

Union Ministers Uma Bharti and Chaudhary​ Birender Singh bring out important achievements of Swachh Bharat 

Ganga will be among the ten cleanest rivers by 2018, Uma Bharti says. 


28 May 2016, 17:55 PM

On the completion of 2 years of Modi govt, MoS Kirren Rijiju says, women in Northeast India are upfront in all aspects, adding, to understand state of a society, one should check the condition of women.

The previous Congerss-led government didn't spend anything from the Nirbhaya fund. But this government has initiated many programmes and ensured they are implemented.

28 May 2016, 17:49 PM

Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon discusses gender issues.

28 May 2016, 17:46 PM

Heath Minister JP Nadda speak on Indradhanush, a scheme targetting important child health issues. In one year 5-7 percent vaccination was done, Nadda said.


28 May 2016, 17:45 PM

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi speaks on steps taken for children during 'Ek nayi subah' programme.

The Women and Child Development Minister says the NDA government developed Anganwadi system.

"As soon as we came to power, we decided to develop the Anganwadi system and provided a tablet to every Anganwadi to track their work, which will help in reducing malnutrition over the next two years," says Maneka Gandhi.

"Eleven lakh children were rescued in February, while 13 lakh were provided help in March through this helpline facility." 

28 May 2016, 17:32 PM

Amitabh Bachchan speaking on 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'.

The Bollywood megastar interacts with girl students says, Big B koi nahi hota, you just need to work hard and keep yourself focused.

Girl child needs to be protected and empowered, Beti Bachao campaign is the need of the hour, Amitabh Bachchan asserts.

Amitabh teamed the jacket with a crisp and pristine white kurta pajama as he addressed the audience with a valuable message around the `Beti Bachao, Beti Padao` campaign.

Big B also used the platform to interact with girl children from various schools, and even recited lines from his father`s famous "Madhushala". The megastar looked very excited and at ease while sharing words of wisdom with the children.

28 May 2016, 17:30 PM

Union Finance Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitely speaks on the achievements of the two years of NDA government says, India is fastest growing economy; Implemented crop insurance scheme for farmers.

The BJP-led NDA Implemented crop insurance scheme for farmers, Jaitley says.

Government has provided the road connectivity in seven lakh villages in the country, says Jaitley.

Government has made direct tax system simpler and put in place redressal mechanism, says Jaitley, adding the government is making all-out efforts to unearth black money stashed in offshore accounts.

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