New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 53rd episode of his monthly radio-broadcast Mann Ki Baat on Sunday. Also Read - Observe Festivals With Modesty, Light Lamp For Soldiers: Key Points From PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat
It will be PM Modi’s second broadcast of Mann Ki Baat this year. This episode would be Prime Minister’s first radio address since the ghastly Pulwama terror attack which shocked the entire nation. Also Read - Mann Ki Baat Highlights: PM Modi Bats For Buying Local Products on Dussehra
In his last address, the PM spoke about the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections and praised the Election Commission of India (ECI) for strengthening the democracy. He also urged youngsters to register themselves as voters this year, if they are eligible. Also Read - Anticipating Backlash, BJP Turns Off 'Dislike' Button on YouTube Channel Amid PM Modi's Address to The Nation
PM Modi evoked Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and spoke on length about the “museum dedicated to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army; Yaad-e-Jalian, inside the Red Fort”.
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’.
Showering praises on ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for its unparalleled efforts, the Prime Minister illustrated how from a “cyclone to rail and road safety, all measures are being augmented by space technology”. Speaking on India’s satellites, the Prime Minister added, “It has contributed a great deal in fostering better relations with many countries of the world. South Asia Satellites has been a unique initiative, which has also gifted hues of development to our neighbouring Allies.”
The Prime Minister through his address on the radio aims to connect with the common man on a regular basis and inform them about the initiatives of the government and seek support in nation building and governance.
The program will be broadcast on the entire network of AIR.
With inputs from ANI