The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address farmers in the next series of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on All India Radio. The programme is scheduled for broadcast at 11:00 AM on 22nd March. This is the sixth edition of the radio programme in which PM shares his thoughts with the citizens. The focus of PM’s address will be on farmers and allied issues. He has also invited citizens to share their ideas and thoughts on the subject in the Open Forum of MyGov.in
The Prime Minister has already interacted directly with the people in the earlier five editions of ‘Mann Ki Baat’. He has dwelt upon several issues close to the hearts of the people such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, promotion of khadi, skill development, scholarship for disabled children, infrastructure for educational institutions, and menace of drugs. In the last edition broadcast on 22nd February he urged students to shed their examination stress and worry and develop a positive attitude. The Prime Minister also shared the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ forum with the US President Barack Obama during his visit to India where the two leaders interacted with the people on a host of issues.
The programme has generated an encouraging response from citizens across the country. It is simultaneously broadcast live on All India Radio and Doordarshan channels. The address can also be heard on Vividh Bharti, FM Gold, and FM Rainbow radio. The programme would also be live-streamed on the Prime Minister`s official website.