New Delhi, May 28: A five-hour talkathon has been organized by the government today to highlight the achievements made by Narendra Modi regime in its 2 years of power. The heavily promoted programme will be telecasted live on DD National from Delhi’s India Gate, Jaipur’s Amer Fort, Ahmedabad’s Sardar patel Memorial and Mumbai’s Gateway of India. Apart from Union Ministers, Bollywood icons including Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya balan would be present. Prime minister Narendra Modi would also be part of the celebratory function and would address the nation in the closing segment.
“To highlight the list of government’s achievements, we needed a long programme. However, we have not approved any money. It is a DD programme, they will handle the expenditure,” said Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Rathore. (ALSO READ: Live Streaming of Ek Nayi Subah with Narendra Modi: Watch Live Telecast of 2 year celebration of NDA-govt on DD National & DD News)
The show would be hosted by Bollywood actor Roshan Mahadevan. Amitabh Bachchan would be speaking at a small segment of the show which would highlight the steps taken by the government to push its pet scheme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao. Bachchan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of initiative, which intends to eradicate female foeticide and girl child discrimination.
The major segment of the programme would focus on highlighting the steps taken by the government towards financial inclusion, improving agrarian economy, empowering women and provide basic amenities in Indian villages. Success stories of various schemes including Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana, Digital India, Rural Electrification Programme, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana and electrification of rural India.