Mann ki Baat: PM Modi expresses anger on Dera supporters' violence
New Delhi: Expressing anger about the violent behaviour of the Dera Sachcha Sauda supporters after CBI court's verdict on Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stated that Violence is not acceptable in the nation, in any form and those who take the law in their hands or take to violence will not be spared, whoever they are.
In his 35th edition of his monthly radio address Mann ki baat on August 27, The PM said, "India is the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Buddha. Violence is not acceptable in the nation, in any form."
Expressing the worry about the country's law and order the Prime Minister stated, "On one hand we await our festivals but on the other hand, when we hear about instances of violence, it is natural to be worried."
Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind and INSV Tarini find special mention in PM's address:
- Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind found a special mention in the Mann ki Baat when PM Modi appreciated its efforts to bring normality in the flood hit Gujarat.
- "Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind presented a noble example in Gujarat floods, they cleaned 22 temples and 3 mosques in Banaskantha," stated PM Modi.
- The Prime Minister also applauded the six-membered women team who are a part of INSV Tarini project and will be travelling the around the world on a boat.
- "Was very proud to meet the women team that is sailing across the world on INSV Tarini. Share your good wishes to them on the Narendra Modi App," said the PM.
PM Modi mentions National Sports Talent Search Portal:
PM greets sports enthusiasts on National Sports Day and calls for increased participation in sporting activities. Talking about the National Sports Talent Search Portal, to be launched on Monday, the Prime Minister said that the inspiring sportsperson can upload their small clips showcasing their talent in the field of sports they play.
India welcomes all teams coming here for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, said the Prime Minister further adding that children today are "Playing field over play stations...play on the computer but go out and play first."
PM extends festival greetings to countrymen:
- Here is what the Prime Minister stated while wishing the nation on various festivals being celebrated....
- While talking about festivals, I want to say- Micchami Dukkadam. This is about values of forgiveness and compassion.
- India, a land of diversity. Our festivals are linked with nature and welfare of farmers.
- Let us make our festivals as much about cleanliness..
- I am happy that festivals like Ganesh Utsav are being celebrated with a concern for the environment.
Take a pledge of 'Swach 2, October' this Gandhi Jayanti:
PM Modi has urged countrymen to join the movement for clean India on this Gandhi Jayanti. Here is what he said...
- Join the movement towards a clean India.
- 'Swachhata Hi Seva'- let us create a mass movement around this in the run up to Gandhi Jayanti and give renewed focus to cleanliness.
PM Modi pays tribute to the teachers:
Praising teachers for all the efforts they do to build the future of a child, the PM said, "Teachers have a big role in transforming people's lives."
The radio programme was being broadcasted on the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan.