PM Modi connects with millions of people of the country via his radio broadcast Mann Ki Baat where he talks about various issues, achievements and matters that are close to his heart and important for the country’s betterment. From motivating students to do well in examinations to urging the people of the nation to follow a healthy lifestyle, Modi talks on a wide range of topics. On today’s show, he spoke about a lot of things including travel. Here are the highlights of why he wants Indians to travel more. Also Read - Reel Life Ram Arun Govil Watches Ramayan Along With His Grandchildren, Picture Goes Viral
1. Share your vacation photos and travelogues
With the summer vacations coming up, many students are likely to go off to their native places. Many also explore other regions of the country. Last time Modi had urged people to upload photos of your travels and the response was mind-blowing. He loved the photos and got to see so many new places of India. He believes what the tourism and cultural ministry couldn’t do, India’s travelers had done it for him. This time too, he urges people to take this initiative forward. But this time he asks travelers to write about the place, their experience and what they felt after exploring it along with the photos. Also Read - Over 19 People Killed in Massive Forest Fire in China’s Sichuan Province
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2. Travel more
Modi believes that travel teaches us so much more about life. The things that perhaps our parents, teachers, friends and books can’t teach us, travel does it for us. It opens our mind to different cultures, people, cuisines, climate and we get to see something unique every time we explore a new place. But he also asks people to be observers and he quotes the saying ‘A traveler without observation is like a bird without wings’.
3. Explore India’s beauty
Long before Modi became the PM he was bitten by the travel bug and he explored as many places he could and thanks to his job, he gets to see so many new places. Today, there isn’t a single district in India that he hasn’t been to and that’s commendable! India is a land of diversity and he urges Indians to travel the length and breadth of our country to see the different regions and their beauty. He’s also glad that today’s generation is taking the road less traveled and is exploring smaller towns and regions that aren’t popular and very touristy.
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4. Visit Nagpur’s eco-friendly coal mine
Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) have recently developed an eco-friendly mine tourism circuit at Saoner in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district. And thanks to this, already thousands of tourists have been to this place. Coal mines that have bad reputation has changed after this initiative by WCL. He urges more people to visit this place soon.
5. Keep India’s tourist places clean
Modi started off by praising that there is certainly some improvement in this front as he’s noticed that both tourists as well as residents are taking efforts to keep India’s tourist spots clean. But he wants the youth to support him in this initiative and make sure things happen in a more organized and scientific manner.
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6. Make India a more tourist-friendly nation
Tourism is certainly an important part of the country’s growth. Not only does it give several Indians more job opportunities, it brings in more money to the nation. Even so, Modi thinks we haven’t cashed in on the tourism industry and there is a lot of potential and scope here. With help from the people, he wants to make India one of the most tourist-friendly nations.
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