PM Narendra Modi thanks Bill Gates for appreciating
PM Narendra Modi thanks Bill Gates for appreciating "Mann Ki Baat" in 100th episode (image credits google)

New Delhi, India: Narendra Modi – Prime Minister of India, has extended his deepest gratitude to the renowned Co-founder of Microsoft and philanthropist Bill Gates regarding his kind words over his radio address “Mann Ki Baat.”

According to the reports, to express his thankfulness, Prime Minister Modi took to his official Twitter handle and tweeted that he was extremely touched by the words of appreciation from his friend Bill Gates.


He noted that Bill Gates is very passionate about the concept of Mann Ki Baat, which connects the people of India from around the world and transforms our world.

Bill Gates has uploaded a post stating that “Mann Ki Baat” is an action led by the community on sanitation, women’s economic empowerment, and health, along with other essential issues to be addressed and linked to the goals of Sustainable Development. Congratulations, PM Modi. In answer of which, Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

On Sunday, the Americans of Indian origins also celebrated the 100th episode feat of the radio programme “Mann Ki Baat,” said reports. Furthermore, S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister of India, also attended the programme live from New Jersey, aired at 1:30 pm (local time).

He stressed that it is a platform which connects the people of India across borders and reflects their love for each other and PM Modi. Jaishankar extended his remarks and addressed the diaspora that if PM Modi had been called for an assembly late at night, around 2:10, where the foreign affairs minister of India would be present also, no one would have believed me.

The “Mann Ki Baat” programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a significant impact on the people not because it is based on the 100 years old medium but through a strong emotional connection between the people and Prime Minister Modi, noted MEA S Jaishankar.

Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador to the United States, along with the Consul General of India in New York, Randhir Jaiswal was also present during the event and listened to the words of Prime Minister Modi, said updates.


The live programme was about 30 minutes long and broadcast at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York in the wee hours.


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