Mann ki Baat LIVE: Take a pledge, become a part of cashless economy, says PM Modi

This was his first 'Mann ki Baat' after his November 8 announcement, declaring Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as illegal.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 27, 2016 11:44 am
modi1 This will be PM Modi’s first ‘Mann ki Baat’ after his November 8 announcement, declaring Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as illegal. (

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed the nation through his popular radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’. He spoke on demonetisation and the efforts undertaken by his government to ease the inconvenience caused due to the scrapping of high denomination currency notes. This was his first ‘Mann ki Baat’ after his November 8 announcement, declaring Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as illegal. The issue derailed Parliamentary proceedings, with a majority of the Opposition vociferously attacking the Centre over the move and PM Modi for ‘failing’ to take part in the House debate. On Monday, Opposition parties called for a countrywide protest against demonetisation.

In the 25th edition of the programme, PM Modi praised the security forces for their sacrifices and underlined that it wouldn’t have been possible to celebrate Diwali without them securing our borders. “Our jawans have been sacrificing their lives in the last last few months. We should celebrate this Diwali in their name,” he said.

The prime minister also touched on issues like gender discrimination and open defecation in the country. Much of his address, however, was dedicated to jawans. With an increase in ceasefire violations across border, he urged everyone to boost the morale of the security forces.

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    miss. Kiran
    Nov 27, 2016 at 8:56 am
    yes, I m agree with u mam .... realy it's to a need of changing society for cashless economy .... everybody should be helped and involved in that ... plzzzz support owersalf. .. not for modi ji it's for us ....
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      Pintu dube
      Nov 27, 2016 at 8:46 am
      Write a comment...I am agree with PM modi sir
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        Bipin Pasiawala
        Nov 27, 2016 at 2:56 pm
        Write a comment...i am with modi best pm
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          Rohit Arora
          Nov 27, 2016 at 10:04 am
          No doubt this is good decision over corruption modi ji... but you should also make sure that all the resources of money withdrawal like atm etc. should be well mentioned as people are suffering without money...
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            Dharmendra Chauhan
            Nov 27, 2016 at 9:43 am
            Write a comment...nice
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              Dileep kumar
              Nov 27, 2016 at 8:59 am
              Write a comment...itni achi bat batane ke liye thankyou
              1. H
                Nov 27, 2016 at 5:39 am
                Modi must accept taht the road ahead after his decision is;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Honest follow up action such as Tax reforms are a;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Agriculture needs urgent attention and Rural economy has to be;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Unorganised sector will take the brunt of impending recession.Job losses are going to be a;br/gt;lt;br/gt;People must start worrying about the Money in Banks for;br/gt;lt;br/gt;PM must ure that people will not have any restriction in access to their Money in;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Mere semantics like bogey of Fake notes and corruption is no answer,Now that PM has done what he;br/gt;lt;br/gt;PM went public and claimed he has done surgical strike,if thats the;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Why has Ravi Prasad said that it was RBI Decision to do away with old 500 and 1000 buck;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Even if the Public now under a Spell ,may not;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Job losses and economic instability if Not chaos is coming
                1. H
                  Nov 27, 2016 at 6:34 am
                  Please take the trouble of explaining recession,job loss and why Govt has now named RBI for the decision
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