New York: In a “historic moment”, the 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ was broadcast live at the United Nations headquarters here in the early hours of Sunday.
“Just started. ‘Mann Ki Baat’ at the Trusteeship Council, UN Headquarters New York,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj tweeted.
The 100th episode of Modi’s monthly radio address was aired at 1:30 am (local time) Sunday in New York.
“Don’t miss #MannKiBaatAt100 at 0130 hrs EST on April 30th, 2023! Let us celebrate the landmark 100th episode of #MannKiBaat as Hon’ble @PMOIndia connects with Indians, Indian diaspora and listeners across the world,” the consulate said in a tweet.
‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio broadcast addresses the people of the country on different issues. It was first aired on October 3, 2014, and is broadcast on the last Sunday of every month at 11 am on the entire All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD) network.
The Mann Ki Baat program has been translated into 23 Indian languages and 29 dialects. Throughout the years, the program has covered a wide range of topics including weather, environment, cleanliness, various social issues, and even examinations.