With Mann ki Baat, public got a voice – Anandiben Patel
Lucknow: The 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Mann Ki Baat” program was telecasted live and after that the special screening of the program was done in Gandhi Auditorium of Raj Bhavan in the presence of Governor Anandiben Patel.
In the program organized on this occasion, 57 people from Uttar Pradesh participated in various episodes of “Mann Ki Baat” along with the Prime Minister. Addressing the program after the telecast, the Governor said that Prime Minister’s “Mann Ki Baat” program has become a platform for expression of public participation in the country. Along with creating a place in the hearts of the people, it has become a powerful medium for awakening the public consciousness. People working in different fields got inspiration from this.
In his address, the Governor also mentioned various such programmes, in which a large number of people got involved in public welfare works after getting inspiration from “Mann Ki Baat”. In this sequence, he increased self-reliance among women by forming self-help groups, getting easy loans from Mudra Yojana, free distribution of handmade masks by women during the Corona period, gas subsidy by a large number of able-bodied people in backward areas and rural women.
She said there have been unprecedented changes and progress on many issues such as sacrifice in interest, improvement in sex ratio due to increased sensitivity in the society towards the birth of daughters and education.
The Governor told that this program is not a one-sided programme. Lakhs of letters have reached the Prime Minister from all over the country for the hundredth episode which we all heard today. Lakhs of people join the program.
Referring to Navya Verma who had come from Prayagraj to listen to the programme, she said that Navya had also written a letter to the Prime Minister regarding the program and he included her letter in his programme.
The Governor said that this program of the Prime Minister is a collection of his thoughtful thoughts, which proved to be a guiding dialogue for the common citizens. Many people got inspired by this program and joined for great public works.
On this occasion, the participants of the program told their experiences related to “Mann Ki Baat”, in which Bareilly’s teacher Deepmala enrolled 800 disabled children in school, Navya Verma of Prayagraj wrote a letter to the Prime Minister on India’s vision of 2047. To irrigate a large area by writing, Rajneesh Bajpai, a resident of California, resident of Rae Bareilly, making the villages of Uttar Pradesh smart villages and adding other migrants to this campaign; , Retired Colonel Harishchandra Pratap produced Chia seed to reduce its import dependence, Jatin Lalit of Hardoi built a library in the village during the Kovid period, Jail officer Bhimsen ji made coats for cows from the waste blankets used by the prisoners. mentioned tasks. These were commendable works, which were discussed by the Prime Minister in his program as well.
Rita Yadav working in the Raj Bhavan in the program said that we could understand the vision of our Prime Minister only when the Governor got various activities conducted in the Raj Bhavan in this context. With the inspiration of the Governor, he organized mushroom cultivation training for women, sewing training, judo training, women’s health check-up program, free vaccination to prevent cervical cancer, organizing traditional games, organic farming, making useful materials from waste materials, organized at the Raj Bhavan. Mentioned various activities like construction, preparation of dishes from coarse grains, b. Rita ji said that for the first time in the Raj Bhavan, the tradition of adopting TB affected children for treatment and nutritional assistance was started by the Governor, which set an example and today it has been adopted in a planned manner in the whole country.
After the program, the Governor also inaugurated a three-day photo exhibition based on “Mann Ki Baat” and Amrit Mahotsav, organized by the Central Bureau of Communications, Lucknow, at the Annapurna Hall of Raj Bhavan. Exhibition School children and Raj Bhavan officials/employees and others visited the exhibition. This exhibition will be open for the visitors for three days.
In today’s program organized at Raj Bhavan, in addition to the specially invited guests, their family members, Additional Chief Secretary to the Governor, Kalpana Awasthi, Special Secretary to the Governor, BN Singh, officials of Doordarshan Lucknow, All India Radio, PIB and all officers/employees of Raj Bhavan and other dignitaries were present.