What's Narendra Modi's 'Mann ki baat' on All India Radio: Explained

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New Delhi, Nov 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold 'Mann ki baat' for the second time on Sunday, Nov 2. The PM is expected to go Live on air at 11 am.

Modi's previous 'Mann ki baat' session on Oct 3 on All India Radio (AIR) was a major hit as the programme was listened by over 66 per cent of the people in six cities of the country.

What is Mann ki baat?

  • Modi will address the nation through radio and express his views on various issues.
  • The programme will be aired on All India Radio network at 11 am.
  • The programme also will be available on the website -- newsonair.nic.in
  • In his previous session, Modi asked people of the country to share their opinion, feedback on his website -- www.mygov.in
  • PM Modi's radio show is first such programme in the last three decades.
  • Earlier, PM Indira Gandhi, until her assassination in 1984, regularly used AIR to talk to the nation.

What did Modi say about his 'Mann ki baat'?

Ahead of addressing the nation for the second time on Nov 2, Modi turned to micro-blogging site Twitter and tweeted, "Have been going through the wonderful comments, ideas and good governance examples received for 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on 2nd Nov."

"Do keep sharing your ideas on the MyGov Open Forum. I will read them and share some of them during the Radio programme," he added in his tweet.

What's special for this Nov 2 'Mann ki baat'?

PM Modi would read out some of the suggestions he received from people on diverse range of issues during the second round of "Mann Ki Baat" radio programme.

"It is very gladdening to read views on diverse range of issues, rich insights and interesting anecdotes shared by all of you," he tweeted.

"Read several thoughts on Swachh Bharat Mission, agriculture, irrigation issues, empowerment of women, skilled India among other topics," Modi added in the tweet.

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