Today Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed people of nation through
Mann Ki Baat radio programme aired at 11 am.
Excerpts of PM speech are as follows :
During the last two Mann Ki Baat programmes, we have been largely discussing the COVID-19 situation. It indicates how importance of talking about the pandemic and taking the relevant precautions.
It is important to be even more careful now.
India’s people driven fight against COVID-19.
Every Indian has played a part in the battle against COVID-19.
India’s Seva Shakti is visible in the fight against COVID-19.
During Mann Ki Baat and on other platforms as well as occasions, India has repeatedly expressed gratitude to those at the forefront of battling COVID-19.
India is seeing the remarkable work of Women Self Help Groups.
The fight against COVID-19 is also being powered by the innovative spirit of our citizens. They are innovating in a wide range of sectors.
The road ahead is a long one. We are fighting a pandemic about which little was previously known.
Making every effort to mitigate people’s problems in this time.
The Indian Railways Family is at the forefront of fighting COVID-19.
Continued efforts to make Eastern India the growth engine of our nation.
Working towards all-round development and the empowerment of every Indian.
Commendable efforts by some states in helping those who are most vulnerable.
Vocal for local!
There is great interest towards Yoga globally.
Yoga for community, immunity and unity.
There is a link between respiratory problems and COVID-19. Hence, this Yoga Day, try to work on breathing exercises.
1 crore beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat.
Ensuring a healthier India.
Portability is a key feature of Ayushman Bharat.
India stands with Odisha and West Bengal. The people of those states have shown remarkable courage.
Help will be given to all those affected by the locust attacks that have been taking place in the recent days.
Giving importance to bio-diversity.
Work towards conserving every drop of water.
Plant a tree, deepen your bond with Nature.
COVID-19 is very much there and we cannot be complacent. Keep fighting. Wear masks. Wash hands. Take all other precautions. Every life is precious.