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PM Modi's 'Maan Ki Baat', Key Highlights: PM expresses Diwali greetings and hails defence forces sacrifices

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 October 2016, 01:51 PM
PM Narendra Modi - File Photo
PM Narendra Modi - File Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on a number of critical issues the nation is facing via his 25th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme aired on Sunday morning.

PM Modi started his address by greeting and expressing warm wishes to all the countrymen on the the Happy festival of Diwali. PM Modi lauded defence forces on their bravery and sacrafices made to guard the borders of the country.He rounded off his address by remembering Sardar Patel's contribution for unifying nation post independence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently addressing the nation on a number of critical issues the nation is facing via his 25th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme.

Here are the live updates from the PM's 25th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ :

#But on one Sardar's birthday, history remembers how sikh people & "sardars" all over the country faced violence & pain: PM Modi

#Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel worked to bring everyone together, he worked for unity, fought for unity and brought unity amongst people: PM Modi

#PM Modi lauds defence forces on their bravery and sacrafices made to guard the borders of the country - Be it BSF, CRPF etc, our jawans are on duty and guarding us; that is why we are celebrating Diwali joyfully: PM Modi

#Sandesh2Soldiers hashtag was used so much by everyone and we were flooded with well wishes & love for jawans from citizens: PM Modi

#Modi emphasises on celebrating a safe and sound Diwali - I request parents & guardians that if their little kids are bursting crackers they should be monitored & accompanied: PM Mod

# Modi takes a global view on Diwali -World leaders are celebrating Diwali and sharing their memories & pictures on different social media platforms: PM Narendra Modi

# Whole world today celebrate Diwali, it is a festival where we celebrate light over darkness: PM Narendra Modi

# All forms of darkness are to be fought with a "deep" of Diwali, we are eliminating all the darkness from inside us and the world around: PM

# PM Modi said Festivals are fixed not just on the mood of the moon but also mood of the people

# Our festivals are linked closely to the nature...the food, weather, everything about a festival is so symbiotic: PM Modi

# PM Modi began his address by quoting the following - "My warmest wishes to everyone for the happy festival of Diwali" PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation with "Mann Ki Baat"

#PM Modi starts his address by greeting and expressing warm wishes to all the countrymen on the the Happy festival of Diwali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to share his thoughts on a number of issues during his 25th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday morning. The ‘Mann Ki Baat’ will be aired on All India Radio at 11AM on Sunday. PM Modi had invited people to share their ideas.

Apart from the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan, the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme will also be streamed on YouTube channels of PMO, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and DD News.

AIR stations will air the regional language versions of the broadcast in respective regions at 8 PM on Sunday.

In the 24th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, PM Modi had said that the armed forces of India are fully equipped to foil any nefarious designs. Speaking on the Swachhta Abhiyan, PM Modi had said that after the launch of the mission, people have now become more aware on cleanliness.

First Published: Sunday, October 30, 2016 10:32 AM

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