There’s nonetheless two days to go earlier than Lok Sabha election outcomes are out Thursday, however Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be so assured of getting a second time period that his officers have already scheduled an episode of his month-to-month radio handle Mann Ki Baat on 2 June.
Extremely-placed sources within the authorities advised ThePrint that Mann Ki Baat model 2 will now be aired on the primary Sunday of each month, if Modi returns to energy this week. The radio programme was earlier broadcast on the final Sunday of the month.
‘The present has been scheduled tentatively for two June, until there’s a drastic change in plans after the election outcomes,’ a senior authorities official stated.
Mann Ki Baat — broadcast on your entire All India Radio community — is considered one of Modi’s greatest mass outreach platforms. It was launched in October 2014, 5 months after the BJP-led authorities got here to energy on the centre. It’s also broadcast on personal radio channels, is visually tailored by Doordarshan and different personal tv information channels, and stay streamed for the worldwide viewers
Modi recurrently held the radio present each month because it began, even throughout state elections, after taking permission from the Election Fee. The present was, nevertheless, not held throughout the basic elections, with the final episode being broadcast on 24 February.
Sources within the data and broadcasting ministry stated the brand new model of Mann Ki Baat might be extra ‘interactive’ than its earlier model and can function ‘newer parts’.
‘The change within the format of the programme continues to be being deliberated on, and might not be attainable within the first episode at such quick discover. However the programme might be made extra interactive within the episodes to comply with,’ one other senior official stated.
Earlier, Mann Ki Baat didn’t function any stay interplay from the viewers, though the PM learn out letters despatched to him. Generally, pre-recorded voice messages from the viewers have been performed out, to which he would reply.
Supply: The Print