PM Narendra Modi's 39th 'Mann Ki Baat': Key takeaways
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (May 28) addressed 39th Edition of his famous radio show 'Mann Ki Baat', greeting nation on Ramdan and also speaking over upcoming celebration of the International Yoga Day on June 21.
Here are key takeaways from his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio address:
# "On the start of Ramadan, I convey my greetings to people across the world," Modi said.
# "India's cultural diversity is its strength. One-twenty-five crore Indians can take pride that people belonging from all communities of the world are present in the country who reverberate the message of peace, unity and goodwill," Modi said.
# "I heartily congratulate Afroz Shah and his entire team for their efforts in cleaning Mumbai's Versova beach," Modi said.
# "We must not treat garbage as waste, it is wealth, a resource. Once we start looking it as wealth, we will come up with new means of waste management," Modi said.
# "On June 5, on the occasion of World Environment Day, the government, in association with the state governments, will launch a massive movement of waste collection in 4,000 cities across the country."
# "Grandparents, parents and children should together perform yoga and also upload their photos. It will be such a pleasant blend of yesterday, today and tomorrow -- lending a new dimension to yoga," Modi said.
# "Audit and assessment of the performance of the present government in the last three years is happening all over on newspapers, social media or TV for the last 15 days. There have been many surveys and several opinion polls. I see this entire process as a very healthy sign," Modi said over three years of his government.
# "Now I feel as if I'm conversing with my family while sitting at home," said Modi.