New Delhi, Jan 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at 11 am through his first ‘Mann ki Baat’ of 2018 on Sunday . This was the 40th edition of his monthly radio programme, which was broadcast on All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan and also on the Narendra Modi mobile application. It was streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and DD News. Also Read - Vaccine Strategy to be Chalked Out Soon, States Must Start Working on Cold Storage Facilities: PM Modi
In his first Mann Ki Baat of 2018, PM Modi is expected to raise issues ranging from Padmaavat violence. The PM is likely to speak on the Budget Session of Parliament. Notably, the Budget for the financial year 2018-19 will be tabled on February 1. Also Read - Supreme Court Snubs Tej Bahadur's Plea Challenging PM Modi's Lok Sabha Contest From Varanasi
On 19 January, while replying to Modi’s invitation asking for suggestions for his first Mann Ki Baat radio address of 2018, Congress president Rahul Gandhi had asked him to come out with plans to create jobs, push the Chinese out of Dokalam and measures to stop rapes in Haryana. Also Read - From Lockdown to Vaccine Distribution, Third Wave of COVID to Pollution Crisis: What Transpired at PM-CMs Meeting?
Dear Narendra Modi, since you’ve requested some ideas for your MannKiBaat monologue, tell us about how you plan to:
1. Get our youth JOBS
2. Get the Chinese out of DHOKA-LAM
3. Stop the RAPES in Haryana.
In his 39th edition of ‘Mann ki Baat’ on December 31, Modi had said, “A cleanliness survey will be conducted from January 4 to March 10, 2018, to evaluate achievements in the cleanliness level in our urban areas.”