Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday. 

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi Hails CRPF in Last Episode Of His Term

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the courage of the CRPF on the 53rd episode of his monthly radio-broadcast Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, 24 February at 11 am. The episode was the prime minister's first radio address to the nation since the Pulwama terror attack which left 40 CRPF personnel dead.

This marks PM Modi's second episode of Mann Ki Baat in 2019.

In the 52nd episode of Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi hailed the efforts of the Election Commission in strengthening India’s democracy and noted that those born in the 21st century would be voting for the first time in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

You can hear the live broadcast of the 53rd edition of Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio(AIR)‘s official website.

You can also stream the 53rd edition of PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat on the YouTube channels of the Prime Minister's Office, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, AIR and DD News.

Pulwama Terror Attack

Ten days ago India lost her brave sons. These bravehearts sacrificed their lives for 125 crore Indians. I salute the bravehearts who have sacrificed for our country This will strengthen our resolve to wipe out terror. We have to forget differences of caste, sect, and creed and unitedly fight against terror. 
PM Modi

PM Modi hailed the sacrifice of the 40 CRPF jawans in the 53rd episode of Mann Ki Baat. He described the sorrow and the courage displayed by the families of the CRPF personnel who died in the attack.

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Our armed forces have always shown unparalleled courage and courage. On one hand, they have displayed impeccable capabilities in restoring peace; on other, they have retaliated befittingly in the language terrorists understand.
PM Modi

Modi: This Will Be Our Last Episode of Mann Ki Baat Till May End

Talking to you through radio makes me feel like we’re all family. In the interest of democracy and upholding its ideals, this will be my last Mann Ki Baat for the next three months. Since I’m contesting elections as a candidate, I will talk to you again on the last Sunday of May, three months from now.
PM Modi

Since the elections are coming, PM Modi said that this will be the last edition of Mann Ki Baat for the next three months. He added that the next edition of Mann Ki Baat will be broadcast only in the last week of May.

On a sidenote, the Model Code of Conduct, which will come into effect once General election dates are announced, prohibits the ruling party of India from advertising its achievements at the cost of the public exchequer.

Modi Remembers Morarji Desai, Takes Dig at 1975 Emergency

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The prime minister, on the 53rd episode of Mann Ki Baat, also paid tribute to Morarji Desai, whose birth anniversary falls on 29 February.

The prime minister, on the 53rd episode of Mann Ki Baat, also paid tribute to Morarji Desai, whose birth anniversary falls on 29 February.

Modi also took the chance to hail the 44th Constitutional Amendment and attack the 1975 emergency under Indira Gandhi, stating that it was because of Morarji Desai and the 44th amendment that India would never see a repeat of the same “murder of democracy” that took place during the 1975 emergency.

Modi Lauds Padma Awardees, Gives Best Wishes to Students

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi Hails CRPF in Last Episode Of His Term
Like every year, this time there was great anticipation for the Padma award. Today, we are facing a new India. We want to honour people who are doing making changes at the grass-root level.
PM Modi

Modi also lauded a number of people who will be honoured with the Padma Awards this year, and gave his best wishes to students appearing for their board exams in the next months,