LIVE: 'Mann Ki Baat' is a festival that celebrates India's people, says PM

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PM Modi, Mann Ki Baat

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"My dear countrymen, today is the 100th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat'. I have received thousands of letters from all of you, lakhs of messages and I have tried to read as many letters as possible, have a look at them and try to understand the messages a bit. I get emotional while reading your letters. All of you have been congratulating me for the 100th episode, but from the bottom of my heart, I want to say that our countrymen deserve congratulations. 'Mann Ki Baat' is the 'Mann Ki Baat' of crores of Indians, it is the expression of their feelings," said PM Modi as he addressed the 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat. It is a historic moment with the 100th episode to be broadcast live in the United Nations headquarters in New York. In all Raj Bhawans, official residences of governors, and the homes of chief ministers from the BJP or its allies, arrangements have been made for eminent citizens to listen to the programme. Studies have shown that over 100 crore people have connected to 'Mann Ki Baat' at least once, it speaks directly to people, celebrates grassroots-level changemakers and achievements of people and has influenced people towards positive actions. A survey by IIM Rohtak said there were 23 crore regular listeners of 'Mann Ki Baat' and 96 per cent of the population was aware of the radio programme. The Union ministry of tourism has planned "100 days of action" to mark the 100th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' broadcast.  The ministry will celebrate the 100th episode through its Yuva Tourism Clubs. The ministry has constituted 30,000 Yuva Tourism Clubs till date, it said, adding that it proposes to increase the number to 50,000 in the 100 days starting May 1. ...Read More

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First Published: Apr 30 2023 | 6:48 AM IST

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