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Mann Ki Baat completes two years, PM Modi to address its 24th episode

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 September 2016, 08:46 AM

PM Narendra Modi will address 24th episode of his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday. The programme will complete its two years.

The second anniversary episode of the monthly radio show of the Prime Minister comes in the backdrop of a range of controversies, including the gruesome terror attack in Uri. 

In Sunday’s episode, PM Modi is likely to share his plan to give a stern reply to Pakistan for recent terror attacks in Kahsmir which claimed the lives of 18 Indian Army soldiers.  

The radio address is broadcast by the entire network of AIR, including all stations, all AIR FM channels (FM Gold and FM Rainbow), local radio stations, Vividh Bharati Stations and five community radio stations as well as a few private radio channels. 

The radio programme aims to deliver the Prime Minister’s voice to the general masses of India. 

The United States President Barack Obama was also a part of the January 2015 edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

The first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme was broadcast on the occasion of Vijayadashami on 3 October 2014. He urged the listeners to purchase Khadi clothes to contribute to the prosperity of the poor. He also discussed the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the success of India’s Mars Mission, skill development, disabled children and website, in his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

His last radio address was broadcast on August 29 where he paid tribute to Major Dhyanchand, recalled his contribution to Indian hockey and lauded our sportsperson on their performance in 2016 Rio Olympics. He also announced that a sports committee will be organized, to make roadmap for upcoming Olympics.

First Published: Sunday, September 25, 2016 08:37 AM
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