New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 49th edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday, The program will be broadcast on the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan at 11 am. Also Read - EU Stands With India in 'Challenging Time', Modi Says 'Collaboration Essential' to Stop Pandemic

It will also be streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister’s Office, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, AIR and DD News and will be simultaneously broadcast on AIR’s website – Also Read - Pressure Mounts on Modi Govt to Impose Nationwide Lockdown; Oppn Says Total Shutdown 'Inevitable' 

Today, he is also likely to break his silence on the Sabarimala protest. He might speak on the recent Amritsar train accident brutal killing of Sepoy Rajendra Singh by stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The prime minister is also expected to greet people on the eve of Diwali. Also Read - PM Dials Chief Ministers Of 4 States To Discuss Covid Situation In Their States. Read Details

In the 48th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ last month, Prime Minister Modi had urged the nation to organise a ‘Run for Unity’ marathon, on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, to strengthen the efforts to unite the country.

“For last few years, a ‘Run for Unity’ is organised on October 31 on his birth anniversary. It is organised in small cities, villages, towns. This year too we should organise ‘Run for unity. I request you all to strengthen efforts to unite the country through ‘Run for unity’ on October 31,” he had said on September 29.

He had also emphasised on the importance of ‘Parakram Parv’ to raise awareness about Indian soldiers’ contributions towards maintaining peace. The Prime Minister further cited Indian soldiers’ contributions during the two World Wars as proof of the nation’s commitment towards maintaining peace.

Live Updates

  • 11:33 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: PM Modi concludes his address.

  • 11:32 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: These festivals prove chance to advance in mission mode and to make firm resolves in your life. Your progress is vital part of country’s progress. More you progress, more will country progress. My best wishes to you all. Thank you very much, said PM

  • 11:32 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: October is about to end. Winter has set in and with changing weather, season of festivals has also set in – Dhanteras, Deepawali, Bhaiya Dooj, Chhatth – in way it can be said that month of November is month of festivals. I would request all of you to take best care of yourselves and take care of your health as well and also take care of social interests. I am sure these festivals are an opportunity to make new resolves, said PM

  • 11:27 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: Wherever there will be a talk of world peace, India’s name and contribution will be written in golden letters, said PM

  • 11:26 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: PM Modi remembers contribution of Gurbachan Singh. “I was reading about farmer brother Gurbachan Singh from Punjab. The son of Gurbachan Singh ji was to be married. Gurbachan ji told bride’s parents that marriage would be performed in solemn manner. But then he suddenly said that he had one condition. You will be surprised to know he (Gurbachan Singh) asked bride’s father that he will not burn parali or stubble in their fields; condition he placed reflects the true strength of our society,” said PM Modi

  • 11:23 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: Our foremost freedom fighters were brave people from our tribal communities. Who can forget Bhagwan Birsa Munda who struggled hard against the British Empire to save their own forest land, said PM

  • 11:21 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: Showering praise on Rajasthan’s Bishnoi community, PM 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 single tree.

  • 11:20 AM IST

  • 11:19 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: The way people coming forward, volunteering for social works is inspirational, encouraging for countrymen. Service is Supreme has been India’s tradition since centuries and we can feel scent of this tradition in every sector today as well, said PM

  • 11:14 AM IST

    Mann ki Baat LIVE: I also met winners of the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 held in Argentina. In Summer Youth Olympics, performance of our youth was the best ever. At this event we won 13 medals besides 3 in mixed events, said Modi