Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday during his radio broadcast “Mann ki Baat” urged people to light a diya in their homes to honor the border forces. Our security forces guard the country’s borders while we celebrate festivals.
Modi also urged for unity in the country. He said that there are many who are trying to decide the country. And the country has given befitting replies to those with bad intentions. He asked people to constantly try through their love and creativity to bring out the different colors of “Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat”.
He also remembered Sardar Patel whose birth anniversary will be marked on 31st October. Modi said that he will attend many events on the occasion to be held in and around the historic Statue of Unity in Gujarat. Modi also remembered former prime minister Indira Gandhi. India Gandhi’s death anniversary is on 31st October.
He then went on to wish people on Dussehra and said that with various festivals coming up, they need to show patience and follow health guidelines in celebrating these auspicious occasions during the COVID times. He also asked people to keep the “vocal for local” resolve in their minds and give priority to local products while shopping for the upcoming festivals.
Modi Hailed The Contribution Of The Border Secutiy Force
The PM hailed the contribution of soldiers of the country and their service to the nation in his 30-minute address. He urged the people to light a diya to honor the brave sons and daughters of Mother India. He is confident that their country is entirely secure with the soldiers guarding their border. Modi also appreciated the sacrifices of the families whose family members are at the border. His statement comes after a border row with China in Eastern Ladakh.
The prime minister also talked about indigenous sports. He brought to attention the growing popularity of Mallakhambh in countries like the US, Poland, Germany, and Malaysia. He also hailed several initiatives of people who are running mobile libraries in states like Arunachal Pradesh, and UP.
Modi also talked and appreciated the efforts of his holiness Adi Shankaracharya and the Bhakti movement for promoting unity in the country.
During the radio broadcast, he requested and urged the listeners to visit ekbharat.gov.in. The website displays numerous efforts made to advance the campaign of national integration.
He also highlighted the role played by Pulwama in educating the country. He said that the Kashmir Valley meets almost 90 percent of demand for the pencil slats, timber casings of the entire country. And of that, a very large share come from Pulwama.
He also highlighted the usefulness of the new farm laws. Modi said that a company in Maharashtra paid not just the cost of the corn but also an added bonus with it to farmers.