The Prime Minister of India addressed the 100th episode of his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast.
- He emphasised the need for the preservation and promotion of education and culture which has been an ancient tradition of India
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About Mann Ki Baat:
- It is a program broadcasted on the All India Radio through which the Prime Minister of India, addresses the citizens of India.
- The program is India’s “first visually enriched radio programme
- The programme was officially launched on 3 October 2014.
- The main objective of the program is to engage with citizens on day-to-day governance issues.
- The Radio was chosen as the medium of the program due to its wide reach and an estimated 90% of the total Indian population can be reached through the medium.
-Source: The Hindu