New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ at 11 AM. Notably, this will his first radio programme after India went into a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19 infection. Also Read - Akshay Kumar Donates Rs 25 Crore to PM Modi's Relief Fund For Fight Against Coronavirus
“Tune in tomorrow at 11. Tomorrow’s episode will be focused on the situation prevailing due to COVID-19,” PM Modi said in a tweet on Saturday. Also Read - To Fight COVID-19, PM Modi Launches 'CARES Fund', Urges Citizens to Donate
According to reports, the Prime Minister may also dedicate a segment of the programme for the coronavirus warriors — doctors, nurses, police personnel — who are at the frontline. Also Read - 'You're a Fighter, Will Overcome This Challenge,' PM Modi to Boris Johnson After he Tests Positive For COVID-19
Prior to that, he had sought ideas for his Sunday’s programme, “On the 29th (March), this month”s #MannKiBaat will take place. Would love to hear your suggestions for the programme. Dial 1800-11-7800 to record your message. Or, share your inputs on MyGov and the NaMo App,” the Prime Minister had tweeted.
On Friday, when the Prime Minister reached out to select radio jockeys (RJs) to help disseminate correct information about the pandemic, they called him part of the fraternity as he hosted this radio show with a massive listener base, across India.
One can tune into ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan (DD) and the Narendra Modi Mobile App. Further, it will be broadcast in regional languages immediately after its Hindi broadcast.