Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation via his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme. This was the 47th edition of his radio talk show.
The programme aired on the entire network of All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD). The radio address also streamed on the YouTube channels of the PMO, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, AIR and DD News.
Here are important excerpts from PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat radio programme:
The triple talaq bill was passed in Lok Sabha but could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha. But, I would like to assure Muslim women that the entire nation is there with them and will ensure that they get justice: PM Modi
I once again urge the people of India to focus on fitness: PM
The eyes of the nation are on Jakarta. We are proud of the medal winners in the 2018 Asian Games and wish those whose events are left the very best: PM
- Our focus remains the empowerment of women: PM
- Committed to safeguarding the rights of SC and ST communities: PM
- We witnessed a productive monsoon session, for which I congratulate MP colleagues
- It was decided during the tenure of PM Vajpayee to fix the size of Council of Ministers to 15% of the size of the State Assemblies. Atal Ji also made the anti-defection law stricter: PM
- Atal Ji brought a very distinctive and positive change in India's political culture: PM Modi
- People from all walks of life have come in support of the people of Kerala: PM
- India stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Kerala in this hour of grief: PM Modi
- Greetings to all those who are associated with the Sanskrit language. This language is deeply connected with our culture; PM
- Sanskrit Subhashitas help articulating things. I also convey greetings on Teacher's Day: PM
WATCH: PM Modi interacts with the Nation in 'Mann Ki Baat' | 26th August 2018
PM Modi, in the 46th edition, remembered India's noted freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad. He also highlighted the significance of Yoga and hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
On 3rd October 2014, on the occasion of Vijayadashami, the first programme was aired.