'Mann Ki Baat': 'India stands shoulder to shoulder with people of Kerala'
New Delhi, Aug 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his thoughts with the people in India and abroad in his Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio at 11 am on Sunday. He once again expressed his commitment towards helping people in Kerala who have been displaced or have suffered losses in the aftermath of unprecedented floods in the state.
Modi also commended the rescue and relief work being carried out by the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force, BSF, CISF and RAF. The death toll in Kerala since August 8 has reached 265 with several estimates saying around 8.69 lakh people are still in 2287 relief camps.
This was the 47th episode of the monthly programme, which was broadcasted on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan.
Here are the Highlights:
It will also be streamed on the YouTube channels of the PMO, I&B Ministry, AIR and DD News and will be simultaneously broadcast on AIR's website - www.allindiaradio.gov.in.
AIR will broadcast the programme in regional languages immediately after the Hindi broadcast. The regional language versions will also be repeated at 8 in the evening.
PM Modi, in the 46th edition, remembered India's noted freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad. He also highlighted the significance of Yoga and hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
On 3 October 2014, on the occasion of Vijayadashami, the first programme was aired.