PM Narendra Modi is addressing the nation through ‘Mann Ki Baat’, his monthly radio broadcast, on Sunday. The programme is being aired on All India Radio, DD National, DD News and DD Bharti.
In his previous ‘Mann ki Baat’ address, the Prime Minister had called for honouring women who do extraordinary work in the country. He had also urged the people to be compassionate and generous during the festive season this month to ensure that the less privileged also become part of the celebrations.
Some highlights from today’s broadcast:
- Call for honouring `Bharat Ki Laxmi’ drew instant response: PM Modi
In his ‘Mann ki Baat’ address, PM Modi Narendra Modi had called for celebrating the achievements of women in the country. Today, he said that his appeal to honour `Bharat Ki Laxmi’ drew instant response, with social media flooded with inspirational stories, including that of Khushboo Kanwar, a daughter of a bus conductor, who led the all women contingent of the Assam Rifles.
- PM Modi pushes for festival tourism
In address on Diwali, PM Narendra Modi said that nowadays festival tourism is a global passion and that India being a land of festivals presents immense possibilities for festival tourism. “We, including Indians living abroad, must try to popularize our festivals such as Holi, Diwali, Onam, Pongal or Bihu.
“Diwali is celebrated these days in several countries. Not only the Indian community but the people of these countries, organizations and governments too join the Diwali celebrations, a virtual India emerges there,” he said.