Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi ahead of Budget 2016 express about his examination

NEW DELHI: A day ahead of Union Budget-2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 17th edition of his Mann Ki Baat programme on Sunday said that he has an exam tomorrow, and he is confident about it.

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and chess maestro Viswanathan Anand also joined Modi in the programme.
“Your exams are approaching, but tomorrow is mine too. Budget hai kal. 125 crore citizens are going to take my examination tomorrow (Monday) as Union budget will be presented in Parliament tomorrow,” he said.
Addressing students appearing for board exams, Modi said, “Do not limit yourself with what will happen in these exams. Work with a much larger purpose. What is your routine, during exams, is important.”
Asking students to set targets and pursue them with a free mind, without pressure, Modi added, “Compete with yourself and not others.”
Modi also advised parents not to pressurise students and give them their space. “Parents, teachers and seniors are an invaluable support system for students during exam time,” he said.
Master-Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, said, “Your parents, teachers, relatives must be having a lot of expectations from you. But keep your thinking positive, positive results will surely follow. Set targets for yourself and don’t be pressurised by others.”
Asking students to stay calm, world-champion Viswanathan Anand said, “You need to be well rested, get a good night’s sleep, be on a full stomach the most important thing is to stay calm.”
“Have always found that these exams go much better than you fear before. So stay confident and all the very best,” he added.
Bharat Ratna CNR Rao who also joined Mann Ki Baat told students to decide what they want to do in life and not to give it up. “That there are many opportunities in this country. I fully realise that the examinations cause anxiety. That too competitive examinations. Do not worry, do your best,” he said.
“Do not forget that you are a child of the universe. You have a right to be here like the trees and the mountains,” he added.
The radio address included tips to cope with stress and other associated issues while preparing for board exams.
The ‘Mann ki baat’ programme would also be available live on the YouTube channels of Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) and DD News.
Prime Minister Modi has in the past shared his thoughts on a range of issues including drug addiction, farmers problems, menace of corruption, declining sex ratio, promotion of Khadi and high rate of casualties in road accidents, in ‘Mann ki baat’
(With ANI inputs)
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I have seen two types of students. One who concentrates on learning and the other who are worried about what questions will come, says Modi.

Today’s  is devoted to our future, India’s youth who will take our nation to newer heights in the coming years.

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Exams are not merely about marks: PM Modi
PM Modi says, Shrey Gupta wrote to him about the importance of good health during exams. Prabhakar Reddy has also made a valid point about a good rest during exam times.

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PM Modi appreciates students, parents and teachers for sharing their thoughts and experiences on the Mobile App.
I hope you will get inspiration from Sachin’s message. Why compete with others? Why not compete with yourself? – Modi

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Sachin Tendulkar sends his message.
Everyone will ask you about your exams. They will have expectations from you. But keep your targets realistic. Set your own targets. It is important that your attitude is positive. You should set a target for yourself and try to achieve that.

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Am sure your mind is on the exams of your children that is starting or may have started: PM Modi

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