Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 11 am on Sunday on the 26th episode of his radio programme Mann ki Baat.
Speaking to the nation first time since the major policy decision to ban the currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 to curb black money and corruption, PM Modi is likely to talk on the effects of the decision on people and polity.
In the last episode of his monthly radio show, the prime minister had wished the nation on Diwali and paid a tribute to soldiers, who had sacrificed their lives in nation’s service on borders. PM Modi also remembered contributions of India’s statesman Sardar Patel.
Show telecast and timing details:
The ‘Mann Ki Baat’ is aired on the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan at 11AM on Sunday.
The programme is also streamed on YouTube channels of PMO, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and DD News.
AIR stations air the regional language versions of the broadcast in respective regions at 8 PM on Sunday.
Here are the live updates:
#Amitabh Bachchan has given a slogan for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan on his father Haribansh Rai Bachchan's birth anniversary
#Common man will be trouble free if they are made aware of the digital financial transaction options; youths can do this quickly
#I reiterate that I need your support; I am positive that you will help me in this; take a pledge that you'll b a part of cashless economy
#There has been 300% increase in the use of Rupay card since poor people started using it; it is as simple as sending a whatsapp
#Pledge to help 10 families to be included in cashless society, PM tells youth
#Need physical effort of alert and creative youth of India to help other generations understand the technicalities of cashless economy
#PM requests youth to put efforts to make India cashless society
#The decision of demonetisation has been taken to benefit poor, marganalised and deprived class
#Cashless economy rules out any chance of exploitation of labourers as well
#I want to thank our farmers especially; was looking at the sowing details, sowing has increased this year
#PM encourages small entrepreneurs and shopkeepers to go cashless
#Now shops and markets in small town can operate 24/7
#A hotel in Maha's Akola has put up hoardings allowing ppl to avail food even if they don't have money post demonetisation
#I used to talk abt 'Chai ka charcha' during elections;never knew this will reach marriage halls; couple in Surat got married offering tea
#PM praises Gujarat family for only serving tea during wedding due to cash crunch
#PM plays common citizens special messages in support of currency ban decision during Mann ki Baat (11:15am)
#I want to tell such people that they should now get to the right ways of doing things so that we can build the nation
#A few people are stilling looking for ways to convert their black money into white; they are using poor people for this
#Governments, post offices, banks, they are all working very hard and are working with dedication
#I can see the hard work of our bank employees and others who are working to help people post demonetisation; thank them all: PM
#PM recalls a bank employee's efforts to deliver money to ailing customer in hospital (Read full story here)
#World is scrutinising demonetisation move, but India will emerge winner
#Effects of Nov 8 decision on demonetisation needs 50 days to settle
#95% turn out of students at board exams shows that Valley's children want peace and development
#When school in Kashmir burn it is like nation is burning
#When the entire nation stand with our jawans, their strength increases 125 crore times
#One of the jawan wrote to me that this year they did not feel alone while celebrating Diwali at the borders
#Selected enteries to #Sandesh2Soldiers being turned into Coffee Table Book
# 'Sandesh2Soldiers' received tremndous response
#Address begins with PM's visit to border during Diwali
#PM Modi to speak on radio at 11am