PM Modi spoke about the coronavirus, the discipline of the people during the Janta curfew and last year’s vaccination campaign. He also congratulated many sportswomen for their achievements and highlighted the need to modernize the agricultural sector.
Here are the highlights of the PM’s address:
PM Modi thanks listeners as ‘Mann ki Baat’ wraps up 75 episodes
As India looks forward to marking our Amrut Mahotsav, the Mann Ki Baat radio show ended its 75 episodes on March 28, Prime Minister Modi said.
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“It looks like it was yesterday when in 2014 we started this journey called Mann Ki Baat. I want to thank all of the listeners and those who contributed to the show. During this trip we discussed a wide range of topics. We have all learned a lot. Various subjects were discussed, ”Prime Minister Modi said.
PM praises people’s discipline during last year’s Janata curfew
The Prime Minister praised the corona warriors and the discipline of the people during Janata’s curfew last year.
“It was in March of last year that the nation heard about Janata’s curfew. From the start, the Indian people waged a bitter struggle against Covid-19,” Prime Minister Modi said.
Respect was shown to the corona warriors through applause, the noise of utensils, the lighting of the lamp touched the hearts of the corona warriors, he added.
PM hails Mithali Raj’s achievement
PM congratulated ODI skipper of Indian women’s team Mithali Raj, who recently became the first Indian woman to complete 10,000 races in all formats, saying her success story is an inspiration not only for women but also for cricket men.
“Mithali Raj of the Indian cricket team recently became the first Indian female cricketer to complete 10,000 international cricket races. We congratulate him very much on this achievement. She is also the only international player to have scored 7,000 points in ODI. Her contribution to women’s cricket is brilliant, ”Prime Minister Modi said on the 75th episode of his monthly radio show“ Mann Ki Baat ”.
“She has inspired many throughout her two-decade career. Her history of hard work and success is an inspiration not only to women but also to male cricketers,” he added.
PM calls on compatriots to take the Covid vaccine
Noting that India is currently running the largest vaccination program in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on all peasants to take the Covid-19 vaccine and reiterated his mantra “ dawaayi bhi kadayee bhi ” to avoid spread of the pandemic.
“It’s a call to all to take the vaccine … Remember the mantra of fighting corona-dawaayi bhi kadaayi bhi. It’s not that I just have to say; we have to live too, speak too, say too and continue to make people committed to “dawayi bhi kadayee bhi” too, ”the prime minister said in the 75th episode of“ Mann Ki Baat ”.
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The prime minister’s appeal comes at a time when the country’s total immunization coverage exceeded six crores on Sunday.
Need for one hour modernization in the agricultural sector
Stating that the adoption of modern practices in the agricultural sector is imperative, he said that in all aspects of newness of life, modernization is essential.
“In the Indian agricultural sector, modernization is the need of the hour. It has been delayed and we have already lost a lot of time,” said the Prime Minister in his 75th episode of Mann Ki Baat.
“In order to create new employment opportunities in the agricultural sector, to increase the income of farmers, it is equally important to adopt new alternatives, innovations as well as traditional farming practices,” he said. declared.
The country witnessed this during the White Revolution and bee breeding is also emerging as one of those alternatives, he said.
PM Modi greets Assam man on mission to document Karbi language
The Prime Minister praised the efforts of Sikari Tissau, a resident of Assam whose mission is to document the Karbi language throughout his life.
“Tisso, from Karbi Anglong District, Assam, has been documenting the Karbi language for 20 years. The language is disappearing from the mainstream, so he decided to protect their identity. its efforts resulted in the documentation of information about the language “. said the prime minister.
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“Once upon a time, in another era, ‘Karbi’, the language of the ‘Karbi tribe’ siblings … is disappearing from the mainstream. Tissau decided he would protect the identity of theirs. He has also received praise in many places for his efforts, and has also received awards, ”added PM Modi.
Karbi is a Tibetan-Burmese language, spoken by the Karbi tribe in parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Burma, and Bangladesh.
(With contributions from agencies)