RadioandMusic
| 10 Dec 2018
Modi expected to address school-children in Mann ki Baat, invites viewpoints

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is making his forty-first monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast this month on All India Radio, has sought ideas from the general public for the broadcast.

The lines have opened for people wanting to give their viewpoints to Prime Minister Narendra Modi can call on toll-free number 1800 11 7800. To make it easier, the responses can also be given by clicking a window on mygov.in.

Messages can also be sent via the narendramodi.in app and those who miss the broadcast can listen in toll-free by dialling 1922.

The next broadcast is slated for 25 February 2018 at 11 am over the entire network of All India Radio. Although a large part of what he says will be based on public responses, Modi is expected to address children sitting for examinations.

The broadcast will be originated by All India Radio, Delhi, and will be relayed by all AIR stations, all AIR FM channels (FM Gold and FM Rainbow), local radio stations, Vividh Bharati stations and five community radio stations.

The regional versions of the Mann Ki Baat will be originated by the capital AIR stations in non-Hindi speaking zones and will be broadcast immediately after the Hindi broadcast, and repeated at 8 pm on the same day. The regional versions shall be relayed by all AIR stations including local radio stations in the respective states.

The broadcast is visually adapted by Doordarshan – DD National, DD News, DD Kisan and DD Bharati - and other private TV and news channels in India and broadcast simultaneously. Similarly, radio in the private sector patches AIR. All DTH platforms also carry it.

It is live streamed for global audience and is accessible through mobile app, All India Radio Live.