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Mann Ki Baat: PM asks countrymen to be part of transformation

27 March 2017, 12:51 | Violet Powell

Mann Ki Baat: PM asks countrymen to be part of transformation

Mann Ki Baat: PM asks countrymen to be part of transformation

Today I assure the citizens of Bangladesh that India will stand by them like strong friend and we shall work together for peace, security and progress in the region and help it develop, ? he said in his address. In the last few months alone, 125 crore Indians have done over 2500 crore digital transactions.

The Centre would need to be pro-active to build a new India, senior opposition leader Tathagat Satpathy said.

India has extended support to the movement towards digital transactions.

He also talked about India's tradition of preserving nature and referred to the initiatives of his government to reduce dependence on fossil fuel and increase the use of renewable energy sources like solar power.

Modi in his national radio address "Mann Ki Baat" wished prosperity for the neighbouring country, recalling the common memories of Rabindranath Tagore shared by both India and Bangladesh. "He said that Gayatri, has a lot of anger in her towards this pollution, and every citizen should have the same anger towards pollution, then only can the nation achieve cleanliness", Gayatri told ANI.

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Remembering Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagrah which is completing 100 years next month, Mr Modi said, in India's struggle for freedom, Gandhian thought and Gandhian practice became manifest for the first time in Champaran.

The PM, while welcoming the increasing participation of women in the workforce, said maternity leave for working women had been raised to 26 weeks from 12 weeks. While speaking on depression, he said it needs expression, not suppression.

Mr Modi also greeted people for the new year which will be celebrated in different parts of the country on Tuesday. "This in itself would be a good beginning to the New India". "It is the essence of the emotions of 125 crore Indians wanting to come together and create a magnificent India".

PM Modi also talks on the issue of wastage of food. He further said that the nation is rejecting corruption and black money post demonetisation drive.

Talking about the importance of Yoga, he called upon Indians to make the 3rd International Day of Yoga memorable by involving more and more people.



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