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At the UN's headquarters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's, 100th episode of the monthly radio show "Mann Ki Baat" was aired live.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made extensive preparations for this event. It was momentous and unique that the programme was broadcast live in the early hours of Sunday at the UN headquarters. It was broadcast in the Trusteeship Council Chamber of the UN.
PM Narendra Modi hosts a monthly radio show called Mann Ki Baat in which he engages with Indian listeners on national topics and issues Mann Ki Baat literally translates to matters of the mind was started in 3rd October 2014 by Narendra Modi and now it is about to celebrate its 100th episode.
The 100th episode of "Mann Ki Baat" was also broadcast live at the Indian embassies in a number of nations around the world. Both embassy representatives and members of the Indian community attended the activities.
Additionally, the Indian embassies in the UK, China, South Africa, Chile, Morocco, Mexico, the Congo, Iraq, and Indonesia organized the events.
The 100th episode of the radio show was broadcast during a special event here that was sponsored by the Indian community, and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was there as well.
The Indian High Commission in London organized a live broadcast of "Mann ki Baat." Dr. Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister for Science, attended the occasion alongside locals and representatives of the Indian mission.
Special screening at Indian high commission in London
On Sunday at 6:30 a.m a special showing of the programme took place at the Indian High Commission in London, United Kingdom.
"@HCI_London is hosting a special screening of #MannKiBaat tomorrow at 06:30 am. #MannKiBaatAt100. Tune in for the 100th Maan Ki Baat on 30th April 2023," the Indian high commission in London tweeted before the screening.
Tourism ministry plans '100 days of action'
The Union Ministry of Tourism planned "100 days of action" to commemorate the 100th episode of Mann ki Baat broadcast, including a pan-India design contest for business owners to provide alternatives to single-use plastic items and the visit of young people to lighthouses. The ministry's Yuva Tourism Clubs will host a celebration for the 100th episode.
According to the ministry, 30,000 Yuva Tourism Clubs have been established so far, and it plans to create 50,000 in the 100 days beginning May 1. In his "Mann ki Baat" segments, Mr. Modi occasionally brought up travel and tourism.
All in all this screening is going to be quite the talk of the country for a long period of time.
Where else was it watched ?
Members of the Indian community, especially students, watched the 100th episode of Prime Minister Modi's "Mann ki Baat" in Russia at the Indian Embassy in Moscow.
Indian students and community members in Dhaka attended a special screening of the programme that the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh hosted.
The monthly series debuted on October 3, 2014, and it is now carried on the All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD) networks every last Sunday at 11 am. The programme has a devoted following all over the world.