PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat: Have to remove VIP culture from minds of select few

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke about the need for replacing VIP with EPI (Every person is important) during his Mann ki Baat address.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation with his monthly radio show Mann Ki Baat. This is the 31st edition of the show.

PM Modi's radio show has had an overwhelming reception, especially among those in urban areas. A recent study has said that the show is popular among six cities including Mumbai and Chennai.

In the last edition, the PM spoke about the significance of having good relations with Bangladesh. The PM emphasised on the importance of cleanliness. Schemes like Digidhan Melas, maternity leave and skill development programmes too were discussed.

HERE ARE THE MANN KI BAAT UPDATES:

  • Weather is too hot, inhospitable, take care of your loved ones and take care of yourselves. Wish you all the best.
  • It is important step by India to enhance co-operation with entire South Asia. I welcome all South Asian countries who joined us.
  • Capacities of satellite and facilities it provides will go long way in addressing South Asia's economic & developmental priorities.
  • On May 5, India will launch the South Asia Satellite.
  • It is important step by India to enhance co-operation with entire South Asia. I welcome all South Asian countries who joined us.
  • My dear countrymen, India has always advanced on the path of progress in the spirit of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas.
  • And when we say Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, it is not limited to the confines of India. It applies to the global context too.
  • In the 12th century, he had laid down his profound thoughts on labour and workers.
  • I'm also reminded of the great 12th century saint and social reformer from Karnataka Jagat Guru Basaveshwar.
  • In memory of Saint Ramanujacharya, the government of India is releasing a stamp tomorrow, the May 1.
  • You would be aware that for the facilities and respect that workers have earned, we are grateful to Babasaheb.
  • When people mark Labour Day on May 1, we remember Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and his role for the welfare of workers: PM
  • Now that we are celebrating 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya, we should gain inspiration from him.
  • 'Our concept of New India precisely is that in place of VIP, more priority should be accorded to EPI (Every person is important).
  • Through his own conduct, he embraced those who were ostracized by society.
  • Not many would know that Ramanujacharya relentlessly struggled against rampant social evils.
  • Exit of red beacon through govt decision is part of a system. But we have to make efforts to cleanse it out of our minds.
  • Government recently decided that no person in India, whatsoever his status might be, will not move with a red beacon atop his vehicle.
  • In our country there exists an atmosphere of disdain towards VIP culture. But that it runs so very deep, I just experienced
  • Government of India has provided you with a great opportunity. You must be downloading BHIM App and using it.
  • This scheme is valid till the October 14. It will be your contribution towards making of a digital India
  • But do refer it to others. If new member does 3 transactions, performs financial business thrice, you stand to earn Rs10 for that.
  • I urge my young friends to get more and more people of the BHIM App during these holidays.
  • I wish you share your travel photographs with me, it will be nice. Make good use of Incredible India and share your experiences.
  • Learn a musical instrument, do some thing out of the box. India is full of diversities. Try learning a language.
  • If you don't know how to swim, then learn swimming, try doing some drawing, even if you do not end up making the best drawing.
  • Get away from technology, and try to spend some time with yourself.
  • I am sure there is so much to learn and people have so much to teach. These must meet & new skills must be taught and learnt.
  • Technology has occupied the social space and have drifted families apart.
  • Pursue sports in the holidays. Also go play with children of nearby areas.
  • My young friends, make these holidays about new experiences, new skills and new places.
  • Have you ever thought of travelling in 2nd Class railway compartment without reservation, and going for at least 24 hours ride?
  • Play with those poor kids, you will experience a new kind of joy, the kind you would have never experienced in your life before.
  • Sometimes there are summer camps, for development of different facets of your personality. You can participate in these camps.
  • As a friend, I want to talk about how to spend your summer vacation. I have three suggestions.
  • I have noticed children have taken a lead when it comes to putting a bowl of water for birds during the summers: PM Modi
  • PM Modi talks about dwindling number of sparrows.
  • Temperatures are rising. No wonder this time when I asked for suggestions for Mann Ki Baat, people wrote about the summers: PM Modi
  • Before Mann Ki Baat, I get many ideas and suggestions on MyGov: PM Modi
  • Both Gujarat, Maharashtra have contributed greatly to India's development. Greetings on their respective statehood days: PM Modi
  • PM Modi greets the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on their respective statehood days.
  • First of all I congratulate those who have contributed to the society: PM Modi
  • PM reaches out to youth and senior citizens for their valuable suggestions.
  • PM Modi greets citizens on his Mann Ki Baat.

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