Mann ki Baat: ‘We need to protect our water resources and forests’

NEW DELHI: Highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio address ‘Mann ki Baat’ on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

11:30 a.m.: Please do not forget what I said about water, save it.

11:30 a.m.: On 21st June, International Day of Yoga I will join a programme in Chandigarh

11:29 a.m: Prevention is better than cure. Yoga Day on June 21 is not merely an event. We should include it in our daily routine for 20-30 min

11:24 a.m.: I want to request all parents and guardians to accept their children’s results with a sense of satisfaction & motivate them for future

11:23 a.m.: Why to find negativity in everything. It would be better if everyone celebrated things irrepsective how it’s perceived by the society.

11:21 a.m.: A student from MP commented he scored 89% and I was very happy but he said his family was not happy and they wanted him to get 90%. I have read your letter and I am sure there are many like you out there.

11:20 a.m.: Over last few days exam results have been coming. I want to congratulate to all candidates for their scores. I’m also happy to see girl students shine in these exams.

11:20 a.m.: I will say it again, please do not see everything as a win or loss. Its about sportsman spirit and creating the right atmosphere

11:19 a.m.: I am seeing that football’s popularity across India is increasing

11:18 a.m.: There were polls, but Sarbanand Sonwal performed his duty as a Sports Minister. This is a big thing.

11:17 a.m.: It is essential to be positive about our athletes. Let us not worry about the results

11:16 a.m.: When we talk about the Olympics we do feel sad about our the medal tally. We need to create the right atmosphere to encourage athletes

11:14 a.m.: By use of JanDhan, Aadhaar and Mobile, we can move towards being a cashless society

11:12 a.m.: World is moving towards a cashless society and more technology is being used

11:10 a.m.: I appeal to the citizens to pledge to not waste water in the months of June, July, August, September

11:08 a.m.: Water is god’s gift and we should feel the pain even if a single drop of water is wasted

11:06 a.m.: You must have seen fire incidents in Uttarakhand, HP, J&K and Himalayas; dry leaves, negligence result in such a fire

11:05 a.m.: Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh have used technology well to mitigate the drought.

11:05 a.m.: Protecting our water and forests are our duty

11:05 a.m.: So many States have undertaken wonderful efforts to mitigate drought — this is cutting across party lines

11:04 a.m.: I decided to meet every CM individually as opposed to calling all CMs together and having one meeting

11:03 a.m.: I got the opportunity to meet CMs of drought-affected States

11:02 a.m.: Temperature is rising, and there’s tension after the media has reported that monsoon will get delayed by one week

11:00 a.m.: I’m happy to see that people who listen to Mann ki Baat convey their sentiments to me through letters, mygov website, narendramodi app