“....But I will not reveal many things today, however, I want to tell you that perhaps in that solitary cave, I got an opportunity to fill the vacuum caused due to the long gap of Mann Ki Baat. As I undertook Kedarnath journey, perhaps I could meet my inner self,” Prime Minister said.
Mr Modi gave a clarion call to citizens urging people from all walks of life including the celebrities to those performing folk music to launch a nationwide campaign on water conservation.
“Like Swacch Abhiyan, I urge citizens to launch a nationwide campaign on water conservation,” he said adding “Use #JanShakti4JalShakti to upload your content relating to water conservation”.
The special radio broadcast was listened to by BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Kakrola stadium in Dwarka area in the capital.
Prime Minister said the fact that over 61 crore Indians exercised their franchise in the general elections this year showed that was the largest democratic exercise in the world and maintained that the mere scale of it should make Indians feel proud.
“In a remote area of Arunachal Pradesh, just for one voter, a booth was set up....This is the power of democracy,” he said and congratulated Election Commission, security personnel and others for the successful conduct of elections in the country.
Mr Modi made reference to the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi regime in 1970s and said: “When emergency was imposed, resistance against it was not just in political circles or politicians; the movement was not limited to the jails. There was anger in the conscience of everyone”. (UNI)