New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ for this year and spoke on the range of topics including farm protests, R-day violence. The radio address by PM Modi came a day ahead of the presentation of Union Budget 2021 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The address was also significant as it came in the backdrop of Republic Day clash between a group of farmers and cops in the national capital.Also Read - Looking Forward To Creating World-Class Airline: Tata Sons Chief Chandrasekaran After Taking Over Air India
When & Where to Watch: One can tune into Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan (DD) and the Narendra Modi Mobile App at 11 AM today. Further, it will be broadcast in regional languages immediately after its Hindi broadcast. It will also be streamed on AIR News website www.newsonair.com and newsonair Mobile App. Also Read - PM Modi Wears Unique Uttarakhand Traditional Cap Embellished with Brahmakamal Brooch, Here's All About His R-Day Attire
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In the last episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, PM Modi had pitched for products manufactured in the country. He had urged people to prepare a list; whatever items they use throughout the day, analyze them, think of things manufactured abroad that have permeated into their lives unknowingly – “Let us find out their substitute”, PM Modi had said emphasizing on his ‘vocal for local’ call.
The first-ever Mann Ki Baat episode aired on October 3, 2014, on the festival of Vijayadashami (Dussehra) and the day after Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birth anniversary.