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  • 11:33 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat LIVE: PM Modi concludes his address.

  • 11:32 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: In the next two months, we will be busy in the hurly-burly of the general elections. I myself will also be a candidate during this election. In maintaining respect for healthy democratic traditions, the next episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ will be broadcast on the last Sunday of the month of May,” PM announced.

  • 11:31 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: A few days back I went to Kashi and there I got a chance to spend time with my divyang (differently-abled) brothers and sisters. “During conversation with one of them, a visually challenged young man mentioned that he happened to be a stage artist, and specialized in mimicry during entertainment programs, so just like that I asked him as to who all he could imitate! And he told me that he could mimic PM.”

  • 11:28 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: He also talked about the forthcoming board examinations of Xth and XIIth standards. “My best wishes to all the students who’re going to appear for their examinations, their parents and all the teachers as well,” PM said.

  • 11:25 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: He also talked about Padma Award and said that his government want to honour those who are doing their work at the grass-root level without any care for a reward.

  • 11:23 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: He also paid tribute to former PM Moraji Desai ahead of his birth anniversary on Feb 29. PM said,”All of you know that this day comes just once in four years. A simple, peace loving personality, Morarji bhai was one of the most disciplined leaders. During former PM Desai tenure, 44th constitutional amendment was introduced. This was important because 42nd amendment which was brought during emergency, curtailed powers of Supreme Court and implemented provisions which stood to violate our democratic values was struck down.

  • 11:21 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: Remembering Birsa Munda and Jamsetji Tata, PM Modi said that they brought glory & honour not just to Jharkhand, but entire country. He added,”The country is indeed grateful for their contribution. Today, if an inspiring personality is required for ably guiding our youth, it certainly is that of Bhagwan Birsa Munda.”

  • 11:19 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: One falls short of words in assessing enormous contribution of our Armed Forces, Police and Para Military Forces in the strides of progress achieved by country. In the month of October last year, I was blessed with opportunity to dedicate the National Police Memorial to the nation. I do hope that you will pay a visit to the National Soldiers’ Memorial and the National Police Memorial,” PM tells countrymen.

  • 11:18 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: India not having a National War Memorial used to surprise me, pain me a Memorial that would house the valour saga series of our brave soldiers who laid down their lives, safe guarding their nation’s security. And I took a resolve that the country must have such Memorial. We decided to erect the National War Memorial and I am contented to see it attaining completion in so little a time. Tomorrow, that is on the 25th of February, crores of we Indians will dedicate this National Soldiers’ Memorial to our Armed Forces, PM said.

  • 11:17 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat LIVE: Long wait after Independence for a War Memorial is about to be over. It is natural for our countrymen to be curious about it. On the Narendra Modi App, Shri Onkar Shetty ji of Udupi, Karnataka has expressed his happiness on completion of National War Memorial, said PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country on the 53rd episode of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat at 11 AM today. The program was broadcast on the entire network of All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan and also on the Narendra Modi (NaMo) mobile application from 11 AM. The monthly radio programme was also streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Information and Broadcasting Ministry, AIR and DD News.

Soon after the Hindi broadcast, AIR would broadcast the programme in regional languages. The regional language versions will also be repeated at 8 PM.

The Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast by Prime Minister Narendra Modi started months after him assuming the prime minister’s office. The first episode of the monthly radio programme was aired on October 2014.

In his last Mann ki Baat on Jan 27, a day before Republic Day,  the PM spoke about the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections and praised the Election Commission of India (ECI) for strengthening the democracy. He had also urged youngsters to register themselves as voters this year, if they are eligible.

PM Modi also talked about Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, his painting, poet Ravidas – whose jayanti was around the corner. Apart from these, he also spoke on ‘Khelo India’ and how it has been transforming the youth and paving way for a ‘New India’.