National War Memorial has been built, will inaugurate it on Monday: PM Modi on Mann ki Baat

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 24, 2019, 07.12 AM (IST)

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph: ANI

Feb 24, 2019, 11.54 AM

Talking about the AyushmanBharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojna, PM Modi said, "If you know a poor person who is unable to procure treatment due to lack of money, do inform him about PMJAY scheme".

He finally concluded the 53rd episode of his monthly radio-broadcast by wishing good luck to the students' who would be appearing for exams in the coming month.

"My dear countrymen, exam time in schools throughout the nation is soon going to dawn upon us. In next few weeks, various education boards across country will initiate process for board examinations of 10th and 12th standards".

"My best wishes to all the students who’re going to appear for their examinations, their parents and all the teachers as well, " he said.

Feb 24, 2019, 11.29 AM

PM Modi will inaugurate the National War Memorial near India Gate and Amar Jawan Jyoti on Monday.

He said that the brave hearts sacrificed their lives to protect the citizens.

Feb 24, 2019, 11.24 AM

Remembering the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the terror attack, PM Modi said, "Families of martyrs are living example of patriotism".

"The fortitude displayed by Ram Niranjan ji, father of Martyr Ratan Thakur of Bhagalpur, Bihar, in this moment of tribulation is truly inspiring. He has expressed the wish of sending his second son too, to take on the enemy; if need be, he himself would go and fight".

"The country salutes the indomitable courage of Meena ji, wife of Martyr Prasanna Sahu of Jagatsinghpur, Odisha. She has vowed to send her only son to join the CRPF".

"When the mortal remains of Martyr Vijay Soren, draped in the tricolour reached Gumla, Jharkhand, his innocent son iterated that he too would join the armed forces". 

"Whether it be the family of Martyr Vijay Maurya of Devariya, the parents of Martyr Tilakraj of Kangra or the six-year-old son of Martyr Hemraj of Kota – the story of every family of martyrs is full of inspiration".

Feb 24, 2019, 11.17 AM

He further hailed the Indian army and said that the terrorists were killed within 100 hours of the attack adding that the army has resolved to root out terrorism from the country.

PM Modi also said that he will dedicate a National War Memorial to the nation.

"Our armed forces have always shown unparalleled courage and courage. On one hand, they have displayed impeccable capabilities in restoring peace; on other, they have retaliated befittingly in the language terrorists understand".

"The never-ending wait after the nation's independence for a War Memorial is about to be over. India not having a National War Memorial used to surprise me and really pain me. This new memorial has been built near India Gate and Amar Jawan Jyoti". 


Feb 24, 2019, 11.06 AM

Speaking on the recent terror attack in Pulwama, PM Modi said that the country needs to forget all differences in caste and creed to fight against terrorism.

"I respectfully bow to all the brave sons of the country, who laid down their lives, protecting the honour of their motherland, India. This martyrdom will keep inspiring us relentlessly to uproot the very base of terrorism; it will fortify our resolve". 

"We shall have to take up this challenge facing our country, forgetting all barriers of casteism, communalism, regionalism and other difference, so that, our steps against terror are firmer, stronger and more decisive".

He further saluted the soldiers and said that the armed forces have displayed immense courage.

Feb 24, 2019, 07.28 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 53rd episode of his monthly radio-broadcast Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.

It will be PM Modi’s second broadcast of Mann Ki Baat in this year.

Today’s episode would be Prime Minister’s first radio address since the ghastly Pulwama terror attack which had shocked the entire nation.

The Prime Minister through his address on the radio aims to connect with the common man on a regular basis and inform them about the initiatives of the government and seek support in nation building and governance.

In the last edition of the radio broadcast, the Prime Minister had hailed the contribution of the Election Commission of India for continuously working towards strengthening the democracy and had also urged the youth of the country who have attained the age of 18 to register themselves as voters.

The program will be broadcast on the entire network of AIR.