NEW DELHI: On the occassion of Bangladesh's Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his 'Mann Ki Baat' address by extending his greetings to India's neighbour. "India will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Bangladesh," said Modi.
The Prime Minister also added that the nation will be marking 100th year of the Champaran Satyagraha, one of Gandhi's first movements in India. " The Champaran Satyagraha showed us how special Mahatma Gandhi was and how unique his personality was," added Modi.
He has been sharing his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in today's edition of his radio address programme 'Mann ki Baat'.
The programme which started at 11 a.m. is being simulcasted on the All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan.
‘Mann ki Baat' will be broadcast in regional languages immediately after its Hindi broadcast.
Prime Minister Modi, in his 29th edition of Mann Ki Baat, touched upon a range of issues ranging from India's historic launch of a record 104 satellites on a single rocket to the Indian team's incredible victory in the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.