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AIR and DD channels to simulcast PM's ‘Mann Ki Baat’

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NEW DELHI: This month’s Mann Ki Baat by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on All India Radio (AIR), addressed to farmers and rural India, will be broadcast at 11 am on 22 March.

It will also be simultaneously broadcast live on Doordarshan (DD) channels. The address can also be heard on Vividh Bharati, FM Gold, and FM Rainbow radio. The programme will also be live-streamed on the Prime Minister’s official website.

This is the sixth edition of the radio programme in which Modi shares his thoughts with Indian citizens. The focus of PM’s address will be on farmers and allied issues. He had invited citizens to share their ideas and thoughts on the subject in the Open Forum of MyGov.in.

The Prime Minister has already interacted directly with people in the earlier five editions of Mann Ki Baat, the last one being addressed to children and young people sitting for their final examinations in March and April.

Modi has dwelt upon several issues close to the hearts of the people such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, promotion of khadi, skill development, scholarship for disabled children, infrastructure for educational institutions, and menace of drugs.

The Prime Minister also shared the Mann Ki Baat forum with the US president Barack Obama during his visit to India where the two leaders interacted with the people on a host of issues.

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