Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation on his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat. This is the 34th edition of the show.
Here are the highlights of PM Modi's address on the show - Mann ki Baat:
#But, the way India supported the women's cricket team shows a shift. I am happy how India took pride in the team's accomplishment: PM
#In this day and age, expectations are raised so much. And then, if our team can't win some people don't even respect basic decencies: PM
#Women's team may not have won the World Cup, they won the 1.25 billion hearts: PM
#It is for the time that India's 1.25 billion people took on the loss of India's Women Cricket team World Cup loss on itself, supported them throughout: PM
#Let us commit ourselves as an individual, as a citizen, as a society & organisation for the betterment of the country
#We need to remember Lok Manya Tilak, who initiated community Ganesh Visarjan. Request everyone to use only environment-friendly Ganesh: PM
#Urge communities to keep environment in mind while celebrating upcoming festivals: PM
# Raksha Bandhan is around the corner, people now prefer homemade rakhis, giving business to several handicraftsmen: PM
#Today, we do not have to die for the nation. We have to live for our nation and take it to new heights of progress: PM
#When I am speaking on 15th August from the ramparts of the Red Fort, I am merely the medium. It is the people whose voice is resonating: PM
#Urge all Indians to take a pledge against filth, casteism, communism, poverty, terrorism
#Will celebrate August 15 2017 as pledge day and fulfill the pledge by 2022
#In 1920 and 1942 we saw two different Gandhian movements. What was common was the widespread support for Mahatma Gandhi: PM
#We remember Mahatma Gandhi for his leadership during 'Quit India' & we remember leaders like Lok Nayak JP & Dr. Lohia who took part in it: PM
#This year we are celebrating 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement (Read related story here)
#August is month of revolution because August 1 marks the anniversary of Quit India Movement, August 15 is Independence Day; PM
Successful rollout of GST is a case study. It is also an example of cooperative federalism. All decisions taken by both Centre & States. pic.twitter.com/6yfyr92iTq— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 30, 2017
#I feel very happy when a poor person writes to say how because of GST prices of various items essential for him have come down: PM
#GST has increased the efficiency in transport and logistics: PM
#It has been one month since GST was implemented and its benefits can be seen already: PM
#Nation prepares more for Mann ki Baat than I do, we have received several calls and letters for GST: PM Modi
#A 24x7 control room helpline number 1078 is functioning continuously to deal with the flood situation: PM
#Floods affect crops, roads, electricity, infrastructure. We have alerted crop insurance companies to ensure quick settlement of claims by farmers: PM Modi
#PM Modi talks about negative impact of Monsoon Rains in Assam, Northeast, Gujarat, Rajasthan, parts of West Bengal
Taking to Twitter PM Modi had informed people about the same and requested them to tune it at the given time.
"This month's #MannKiBaat will take place on Sunday, 30th July at 11 AM. Tune in," his tweet reads.
The programme will be broadcast on All India Radio and Doordarshan and people can also listen to it on the Narendra Modi mobile application. People can also give a missed call on the number 1922 and can hear 'Mann ki Baat' on their mobiles.
Akashwani will broadcast the programme in regional languages immediately after the Hindi broadcast.Regional language versions of the programme will also be repeated at 8 PM. It will also be streamed on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and DD News.