Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly 59th edition of the radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”.
PM Modi thanked the 130 crore people of India for how the “spirit of unity and brotherhood” was furthered after the verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi case.
Modi mentioned that the people have once again proved that there is nothing bigger than the nation’s interest.
PM spoke to the cadets from Rohtak, Kohima, Delhi and conveyed his greetings to all the cadets of the nation on the NCC day.
He also shared his memories from his own NCC days and said, “I climbed a tree when I was in the NCC camp. I thought I had broken rules. But later everyone got to know that there was a small bird stuck on the tree. I thought I would get punishment but I was praised for my act”.
PM Modi urged the people to celebrate Armed Forces Day. He said “We should never forget that December 7 is celebrated as Armed Forces Flag Day. We remember all our soldiers on this day. I urge everyone to come forward and contribute towards the day. Let us cherish their valour and bravery of our Armed Forces”.
Speaking on plastic as a major threat to the world and stressing that ‘Plastic-free India can set an example for the whole world, PM Modi said: “If we resolve to make our neighborhood free of plastic waste, then ‘plastic-free India’ can set a new example for the whole world”.
PM Modi informed the people about the next ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’ event. He said “Based on valuable feedback, the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ programme will be held earlier, sometime in January. The feedback received after the last Town Hall Programme and from Exam Warriors book has been very valuable”.