PM Modi's second radio address to nation 'Mann Ki Baat': As it happened

PM Modi's second radio address to nation 'Mann Ki Baat': As it happened
  • PM Narendra Modi concludes his 18-minute address.
  • The weather is changing. It is a good weather for health. Make full use of it. Some of you enjoy the food. I hope you will remain in best health. Thank you very much: PM Modi.
  • If you have ideas and actual incidents which are constructive, do share with me on PM Modi.
  • I appeal to you to share your experiences with me. We should all make efforts to curb this menace of drug abuse, says PM.
  • Sharing your views for this show, shows that you are concerned about India. I will try to speak to you next month: PM Modi.
  • Please trust this 'Pradhan Sevak'. The issue is an article of faith for me: PM Modi.
  • I want to reiterate that when it comes to black money, I urge people to keep their faith in their 'Pradhan Sevak': PM
  • Want to share something and I am sure the people trust me when I say this. It is about black money: PM
  • Also working on making Kendriya Vidyalayas and some govt institutions disable friendly. A fund is being allocated for that - PM
  • Referring to the specially-abled children, the PM says: "New scholarship programme idea has come up for specially-abled children. We are working on this."​
  • I had shared my thoughts on issues relating to specially abled last time. Officers in HRD Ministry told me about their initiatives, says PM.
  • I salute Jawans of the Nation, says Narendra Modi.
  • Visited Siachen when people celebrated Diwali. We owe it to the jawans for the security with which we can celebrate the festival: PM Modi.   
  • We need to recognise our internal strengths, says the Prime Minister.
  • I think our 1.25 billion people have immense potential in them and are very capable. And we can stand up with confidence: Modi
  • PM says a man wrote to him saying that when he was travelling by train he saw people collecting their garbage instead of throwing it around.
  • Just by not dirtying our surroundings we are serving the poor in a big way: PM
  • Swach Bharat Abhiyaan has influenced children most. People think twice before dirtying their surroundings: PM Modi
  • I am seeing the greatest impact on children. Parents are now saying that kids are picking up chocolate wrappers: PM Modi.
  • I am glad that people have decided to keep their country, their surroundings clean: PM Modi
  • The youth of the nation wants to do something and are doing things: PM Modi in radio address.
  • It is essential to change the mindset that everyone is bad: PM Modi
  • I urged people to purchase 'Khadi' last time. I never said become 'Khadiwadi' but I said buy some Khadi. There was increase in Khadi: PM
  • Narendra Modi begins his second radio address. 
  • A senior official said that post recording of Modi's address, the All India Radio will prepare a transcript to be later translated in regional languages. The AIR would repeat the telecast in regional languages on its regional channels today evening, the official said.
  • According to reports, the BJP-led government has spent approximately Rs 1-1.5 crore on newspaper advertisements for the campaign.
  • The initiative would help Modi connect directly with millions across the country who have no access to TV.
  • PM Modi took to micro-blogging website Twitter yesterday and wrote - “Don't forget to tune in tomorrow at 11 AM for the 2nd 'Mann Ki Baat' Radio Programme.”
  • "Have been going through the wonderful comments, ideas and good governance examples received for 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on 2nd Nov," he had tweeted on Tuesday.
  • "Do keep sharing your ideas on the MyGov Open Forum. I will read them and share some of them during the Radio programme," he added in his tweet.
  • The Prime Minister had earlier sought suggestions from the people for his 'Mann ki Baat' programme. A separate forum was created on the website 'MyGov' to enable the citizens to share their views. 
  • The Prime Minister had touched upon a wide range of issues such as Swachh Bharat mission, agriculture, irrigation issues, empowerment of women and skilled India. 
  • This will be Prime Minister Modi's second address through radio. The first one was broadcast on October 3 this year. 
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme, which will be broadcast on the state-owned All India Radio at 11 am on Sunday.

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