File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mann Ki Baat highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites youth to take part in Swachh Bharat summer internship

In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about Fit India and the achievements of the Indian contingent in the Commonwealth Games. He also announced the start of the Swachh Bharat summer internship. Follow us for LIVE updates.
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 11:54 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation through his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme. This is the 43rd edition of the programme, which is being broadcast on All India Radio (AIR), Doordarshan and also on the NaMo App.

Here are the LIVE updates:

11:29am: “Prophet Mohammad saab believed that if you have something in excess then you must share it with the needy... that is why the concept of charity is important during Ramzan,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

11:26am: “The influence of Buddhism spread far and wide. Monks from India went to various parts of Asia and spread the teachings of Lord Buddha,” says Modi during Mann Ki Baat.

11:25am: “In a few days, the month of Ramzan will start,” says Modi. “Ramzan is celebrated with full faith and respect all across the country.”

11:22am: “When I was kid, I always used to get up early. I got into the habit of listening to Rabindra Sangeet at 5:30am every day, and I was very inspired by his poems,” Prime Minister Modi reminisced.

11:20am:

11:17am: Our ancestors have worked hard to find different ways to save water, says PM Modi, asking people to work towards water conservation.

11:13am: Whenever I can, I see the Good News India programme on DD. The stories shared during the programme are extremely interesting: PM.

11:10am: “Government ministries have come together and started a Swachh Bharat summer internship 2018... I invite youngsters to participate in the internship,” says Modi. “Those who do well during the internship will be felicitated on the national level.”

11:08am: The PM narrated stories shared by people who have participated in the Fit India movement and benefited from it.

11:07am: Last month I urged people to take part in the Fit India movement. I am glad with the overwhelming support for the movement, says Modi.

11:06am: I congratulate our shooters for making us proud during the Commonwealth Games 2018, says PM Modi.

11:05am: Commonwealth Games players thank the government for the support given to them like “international exposure.” Mirabai Chanu, Gururaj, noted athlete Manika Batra recall their experiences during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

11:00am: Our sportspersons have met the expectations of Indians in the Commonwealth Games. They won medals one after the other. India performed in a record breaking way, says Modi.

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