New Delhi, Nov 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the nation on the 26th edition of his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ and will share his thoughts on a number of issues at 11 am today. The Prime Minister had dedicated his last ‘ Mann Ki Baat’ address to the jawans amid the escalating tension between India and Pakistan on the border. Also Read - Good From Perspective of Game: Kapil Dev on Renaming Motera Stadium After Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“Our jawans have been sacrificing their lives in the last last few months. We should celebrate this Diwali in their name,” he said during the 25th edition of the popular radio programme. “We sleep peacefully because you guard our borders,” he said. On his first two Diwali’s in office, Modi visited the borders to celebrate the festival with soldiers.(ALSO READ: Narendra Modi to hold November edition of the popular radio show today; Will he speak on demonetisation?) Also Read - To Protest Petrol Price Hike, Mamata Banerjee Takes Electric Scooter To Office | VIDEO
The first edition of the programme was aired on October 3, 2014 and since then it continues to reach out to people in remote corners of the country.The Prime Minister urged people to share their ideas for the programme on the MyGov Open Forum and the Narendra Modi App. He asked the public to participate in a survey regarding the move to scrap old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes. “I want your first-hand view on the decision taken regarding currency notes. Take part in the survey on the NM App,” he said in a tweet on Tuesday.(ALSO READ: Mann Ki Baat: Five key takeaways from Narendra Modi’s Diwali address to the nation) Also Read - Breaking News Feb 25 News And Updates: Earthquake of 3.6 Magnitude Hits Kamrup in Assam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the eve of November 8 sent shock waves across the nation when he announced that the Rs 500 and Rs Rs 1000 bank notes would no longer be legal tender. Modi had on November 22 urged the nation to share their suggestions for his 26th ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme. “Have suggestions for this month’s #MannKiBaat? Share them now. http://nm-4.com/z8ly ,” said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).