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  • 11:41 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: Concluding the 50th edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi thanked the listeners for the feedback, he said “it touches his heart when people tell him that they feel the head of the family is sitting with them and sharing his ideas with them.”

  • 11:33 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM also announced that the Govt. has taken a significant decision of building the Kartarpur Corridor to enable pilgrims to visit Kartarpur in Pakistan and to pay homage to Guru Nanak Dev at the holy site.



  • 11:32 AM IST
    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: Calling attention to the 50th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev next year, PM Modi stated that it will be celebrated in a grand manner all across the nation; announced that a train will run on a route joining all holy places connected with Guru Nanak.
  • 11:30 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM Modi says everyone should follow the path of Bhim Rao Ambedkar, pays his tribute to the leader. Notably, Ambedkar’s death anniversary falls on December 6.

  • 11:29 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM Modi pays tributes to the makers of the Constitution, says “the working of the Constituent Assembly gives us lessons in time management and productivity.”



  • 11:26 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM wished everyone on the upcoming occasion of Constitution Day which is observed on November 26, and will mark the 70th year of the adoption of the Indian Constitution. He further praised luminaries who dedicated a comprehensive and detailed Constitution to the country in less than three years.

  • 11:24 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: Appealing to young minds, PM Modi asks them to dream big and bring a change in the society. Modi says, ” Our youth is all set to scale new heights of glory.”

  • 11:21 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM Modi says the radio programme is more about people’s emotions and extends his gratitude to various people who help during ‘Mann Ki Baat. He thanked all media disseminating Mann Ki Baat, especially colleagues in Akashvani AIR for their hard work that ensures Mann Ki Baat reaches out to the last man.

  • 11:16 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM Modi is asked, “how much” does he prepare before every ‘Mann Ki Baat’?

  • 11:15 AM IST

    Mann Ki Baat Live News And Updates: PM Modi says that the radio programme is for people and not for “political gains”.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has always been apolitical and that he has always raised issues of social relevance through it. “I have never used Mann Ki Baat to raise political issues or tom-tom government’s achievements. It has been a platform where issues of social relevance have been raised,” Modi said in the 50th episode of his radio address. Also Read - Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi Urges People to Visit Kumbh Festival, Shares Pictures on Social Media

Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 50th edition of Mann ki Baat radio programme which has touched upon various social, national and international issues. The programme began at 11 AM, and was streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, AIR and DD News and was simultaneously broadcast on AIR’s website – www.allindiaradio.gov.in. Also Read - Pakistan Welcomes PM Modi's Phone Call to Imran Khan

PM Modi has reached multitudes through his show and voiced opinions of the citizens and lauded their contribution in nation-building. Also Read - Pakistani officials worried over Trump-Modi bonhomie: Daily

The Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast by Narendra Modi started months after him assuming the prime minister’s office. The first episode of the monthly radio programme was broadcasted on October 2014. The highlight of this episode was Prime Minister Modi’s insistence on the usage of Khadi products, which subsequently boosted the sale of such products by over 100 per cent.

The last episode of Mann Ki Baat programme was aired on October 28. During that day’s address, Prime Minister Modi outlined the IT for society initiative for promoting selfless service, acknowledged the contribution of Sardar Patel for uniting India and also paid homage to army soldiers and their families on the occasion of Infantry day. He also showered praise on Rajasthan’s Bishnoi community and said that they have shown us a way of environment protection especially, in context of serving trees, they prefer laying down their lives but cannot tolerate any harm to the single tree.

As the last address was broadcasted days before the festival of Diwali, Prime Minister Modi has also urged people to buy indigenous products in order to support countrymen. He had also requested farmers to give up the practice of stubble burning in order to curb air pollution.

In the past, American President Barack Obama had also joined Prime Minister Modi in Mann Ki Baat address episode broadcasted on January 2015. The former United State’s president had shared personal stories and gave insights over what it takes to achieve life goals.

The toll-free telephone lines were also introduced in September 2015 for connecting more people, especially the differently abled to connect with the radio programme.

The 50th episode of this monthly programme will be broadcasted on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan. It is also live streamed on official YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office, Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

(With agency inputs)