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After ‘Mann Ki Baat’, govt to get people’s feedback through ‘Jan Ki Baat’

Mann ki Baat is a monthly radio programme through which the Prime Minister shares his views on a particular subject.

india Updated: May 28, 2017 11:06 IST
Kumar Uttam

After his ‘Mann Ki Baat’, it is time for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to listen to ‘Jan Ki Baat’ – or voice of people. Of many things that Modi government has planned to mark its third anniversary in power, it plans to receive feedback through a programme called ‘Jan Ki Baat’.

This facility will be available at Making of Developed India Festival – or MODI Fest – that the government has planned countrywide as part of the celebration between May 26 and June 15.

“There will be a special arrangement for ‘Jan ki Baat’ at every Modi fest so as people can send their message directly to the PM,” Union textiles minister Smriti Irani said.

“The apps of Modi government schemes will be available for download at the fest,” Irani said.

Mann ki Baat is a monthly radio programme through which the Prime Minister shares his views on a particular subject.

A ‘festival of democracy’ will be organized at 900 places across the country to mark the third anniversary of the government. Apart from Modi fest, government has also planned a Sabka Saath sabka Vikas Conference of the beneficiaries of the Modi government schemes.

The Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas Conference will draw beneficiaries of the Modi government schemes. The government claims more than 25 crore people have been brought under the banking system through Jan Dhan Yojana.

During the festival of democracy, all chief ministers of BJP-ruled states will travel to the regions where the party is not in power.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will go to Bihar to highlight achievements of the NDA government. Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das and his Chhattisgarh counterpart Raman Singh will go to West Bengal, another state where the BJP is making a desperate bid to get a foothold. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will be in Kerala, while Haryana’s Manohar Lal Khattar, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Madhya Pradesh’s Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be in Telangana, Tripura and Odisha, respectively.

“About 450 leaders of the BJP will take part in the anniversary celebration,” said BJP general secretary Arun Singh. “Each one of them will attend two events.”

All seven fronts of the party – Youth, ST, SC, OBC, Women and others – will also undertake programmes targeting their audiences. Cleanliness drives and public meetings are also being planned during this period.