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Mann Ki Baat: India stands with Kerala in this hour of grief, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on the 47th edition of his radio programme Mann ki Baat, in which he condoled the deaths of people in Kerala floods, saying the country stands with the state in this hour of grief.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 26 Aug 2018, 11:56:02
PM Narendra Modi (File photo) PM Narendra Modi (File photo)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on the 47th edition of his radio programme Mann ki Baat, in which he condoled the deaths of people in Kerala floods, saying the country stands with the state in this hour of grief.

Earlier on Sunday, PM Modi took to Twitter to extend greetings to the nation on the ocassion of Raksha Bandhan.

Here are the highlights of PM Modi's Mann ki Baat:

#I once again urge the people of India to focus on fitness

#We are proud of the medal winners in the 2018 Asian Games and wish those whose events are left the very best. I once again urge the people of India to focus on fitness

#India will not tolerate crimes against women. It’s for this reason that Parliament passed stricter laws against rape, and passed amendment to make child rape punishable by death penalty

#The triple talaq bill was passed in Lok Sabha but could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha. But, I would like to assure Muslim women that the entire nation is there with them and will ensure that they get justice

#Parliamentarians made monsoon session successful. This was a session devoted to social justice and youth welfare. The government is committed to safeguarding the rights of SC and ST communities.

#It was decided during the tenure of PM Vajpayee to fix the size of Council of Ministers to 15% of the size of the State assemblies. Atal ji also made the anti-defection law stricter

#Atal Ji brought a very distinctive and positive change in India’s political culture. Tributes have poured in from all sections of society

#Prime Minister conveys Raksha Bandhan and Sanskrit Day greetings and conveys Janmashtami greetings to the people of India. Greetings to all those who are associated with the Sanskrit language

#The triple talaq bill was passed in Lok Sabha but could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha. But, I would like to assure Muslim women that the entire nation is there with them and will ensure that they get justice

#Air Force, Army, Navy, BSF, CISF, RAF, NDRF have left no stone unturned in the rescue & relief operations in flood hit Kerala. I appreciate their efforts

#India stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Kerala in this hour of grief. Our condolences are with the people who have lost their loved ones in the #KeralaFloods


First Published: 26 Aug 2018, 11:45:50

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