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Mann Ki Baat HIGHLIGHTS: Farm reform laws have given new rights and opportunities to farmers, says PM

PM Modi Mann Ki Baat Today HIGHLIGHTS: Speaking of the farm laws passed in Parliament recently, PM Modi said the farm reform laws have broken shackles of the farmers and also provided new opportunities to them.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 27, 2020 11:00:06 am
Mann Ki Baat LIVE Updates: Farm reform laws have given new rights and opportunities to farmers, says PMPrime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed the nation in his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.(Twitter/@BJP4India)

PM Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat Today HIGHLIGHTS:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed the nation in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’.

The Prime Minister began his address by talking about a statue of Devi Annapurna which is being brought back from Canada to India and outlined the importance of World Heritage Week.

He then spoke about the work of Jonas Masetti, who gives lessons on Vedanta and Geeta in Brazil.

Speaking of the farm laws passed in Parliament recently, PM Modi said the farm reform laws have broken shackles of the farmers and also provided new opportunities to them.

PM Modi urged educational institutions to adopt new, innovative methods and creative platforms for engagement with alumni.

The programme was broadcast live on All India Radio, DD and Narendra Modi Mobile App. Akashvani will broadcast the show in regional languages after the Hindi broadcast. The programme can also be heard on mobile by giving a missed call on 1922.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed the nation in his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'. Follow this space for the latest updates.

11:52 (IST)29 Nov 2020
Agriculture reforms brought new opportunities to farmers, says PM

PM Modi said the agricultural reforms of the past have also opened doors to new possibilities for the farmers. "For years, the demands of the farmers, the demands of which every political party promised them at some time, have been fulfilled," he added.

11:42 (IST)29 Nov 2020
'The more you know Sri Aurobindo, the more you will know yourself, enrich yourself'

On the upcoming death anniversary of Sri Aurobindo on December 5, the Prime Minister said, "The more we read Sri Aurobindo, the deeper we get. My young partner, the more you know Sri Aurobindo, the more you will know yourself, enrich yourself."

11:38 (IST)29 Nov 2020
Farm reform laws have given new rights and opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

Referring to the farm laws recently passed in Parliament, PM Modi said "Parliament has recently passed farm reform laws after rigorous brainstorming. These reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have also given new rights and opportunities to them."

11:33 (IST)29 Nov 2020
Guru Nanak Dev Ji's influence is clearly visible in the entire world: PM Modi on 551st Prakash Parv of Sri Guru Nanak Dev

PM Modi said, "Tomorrow we shall celebrate the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. His influence is clearly visible in the entire world. From Vancouver to Wellington, from Singapore to South Africa, his message reverberates all around."

11:28 (IST)29 Nov 2020
PM Modi lauds Jonas Masetti for his work

The Prime Minister during in his monthly programme said he recently got to know about the work of Jonas Masetti, who gives lessons on Vedanta and Geeta in Brazil. 'He runs an organisation called 'Vishvavidya' which is located in hills of Petrópolis about an hour's driver from Rio De Janeiro,' PM Modi said.

11:23 (IST)29 Nov 2020
India's culture and scripture have always been a centre of attraction for the entire world: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi said "India's culture and scripture have always been a centre of attraction for the entire world. Some people came to India in search of them and stayed here for life. While some returned to their countries as cultural ambassadors of India."

11:19 (IST)29 Nov 2020
World Heritage Week provides great opportunity for culture lovers to go back to the old times, says PM Modi

During 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Modi said World Heritage Week provides a great opportunity for culture lovers to go back to the old times, explore the important points of their history. 

11:13 (IST)29 Nov 2020
'Every Indian would feel proud to know that an ancient idol of Devi Annapurna being brought back from Canada to India': PM Modi

Talking about a statue of Devi Annapurna being brought back from Canada to India, PM Modi said, "Every Indian would feel proud to know that an ancient idol of Devi Annapurna is being brought back from Canada to India. Almost 100 years ago in 1913, this idol was stolen from a temple in Varanasi and smuggled out of the country."

11:09 (IST)29 Nov 2020
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10:52 (IST)29 Nov 2020
'Mann Ki Baat' to begin shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon begin his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'

Meanwhile, as coronavirus cases in the country continue to rise day by day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who carried out a three-city visit to “understand the process of vaccine production and distribution” on Saturday, spent an hour at the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune, the last of his three stops.

Serum Institute of India has partnered with AstraZeneca and University of Oxford to manufacture the Covishield vaccine. “It was an excellent visit. The Prime Minister was highly impressed with the manufacturing facility at Serum Institute and asked us to come out with the vaccine at the earliest,” 79-year-old Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, chairman of the Poonawalla Group, told The Indian Express.

The Prime Minister interacted with top scientists at the Serum Institute of India, to better understand how the scale-up is done and what the production capacity is. He also asked questions on the status of the trial. “He asked us if the government can help in the effort,” said Dr Poonawalla.

Apart from SII, PM Modi also visited the vaccine development facilities of Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad and Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad. Both these companies are testing a vaccine they have indigenously developed.

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