Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today through Mann ki Baat programme. Below are the key highlights from the 37th edition of the PM’s monthly radio programme.
From the days of Khadi for Nation, we came to see Khadi for Fashion, and now the country is moving towards ‘Khadi for transformation’
This year, there has been an increase of nearly 90 per cent in the sale of handloom and Khadi products over the previous year. This will have proved beneficial for the poor craftsmen
People asked on the NM App whether they could somehow send sweets on the occasion of Diwali to the soldiers at the borders
Celebrating Diwali with the jawans at Gurez was an unforgettable experience for me
Not only are our soldiers safeguarding the borders, they are helping keep the peace all across the world. More than 18,000 Indian soldiers have contributed to UN Peacekeeping missions
Currently, 7,000 soldiers, Indian troops are deployed with UN peacekeeping initiatives, it’s third highest in the world
Indian women soldiers have contributed significantly to peacekeeping missions and India was first nation to send a female police unit to peacekeeping mission in Liberia
The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights is the testimony to India’s push for gender equality. Article 01, which began, “All men are born free and equal in dignity and rights” was changed to “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights” due to the constant efforts of Hansa Mehta.