Modi chooses youngsters in next 'Mann Ki Baat'

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New Delhi, Feb 9: "Mann ki Baat" is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's signature programme, where he freely address the nation, twice every month on All India Radio.

Officially started on and from October 3, 2014, Prime Minister has made sure that he reaches to nooks and corners of the nation through the popular medium, radio. An estimated 90% of country's population is reachable over radio.

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PM Modi had infact had a joint address with American President Barrack Obama, who visited India for the January 26 Republic Day celebrations, where both the leaders took some questions, with the Prime Minister doubling up as coordinator.

This time guess whom he has chosen to talk to, the young brigades of India, on school and competitive exams. He also urged teachers of the country to share their experience. [What's Narendra Modi's 'Mann ki baat' on All India Radio: Explained]

"Was thinking about this month's radio prog & thought...why not share 'Mann Ki Baat' with students preparing for board & competitive exams. I urge students, parents & teachers to share exam experiences that would inspire youngsters & even motivate them in exam preparation," Prime Minister tweeted.

He also invited people to post their inputs on his government's interactive forum.

The half-hour episodes have the prime minister speaking and sharing his view on varied issues related to the betterment of citizens of India.

The Prime Minister has used this platform to promote a massive nationwide drive on cleanliness, tax evasion, skill development and drug abuse. Modi even also heard asking listeners to purchase Khadi clothes to contribute to the prosperity of the poor.

PM Modi's previous episodes of 'Mann Ki Baat' were aired on October 3, November 2 and December 14 last year.

The 'Mann Ki Baat' episode can be heard on All India Radio, Doordarshan channels, Vividh Bharti, FM Gold, and FM Rainbow radio. It is also live-streamed on the prime minister's website.

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