New Delhi: In the program ‘Voice of Manat’, Prime Minister Modi said that there is a bond between Tamil Nadu and Gujarat since many centuries.
Since taking office as the Prime Minister in 2014, Prime Minister Modi has been addressing the people of the country on the last Sunday of every month on the radio on the topic ‘Mann Ki Baat’. He spoke at the 99th ‘Voice of Mind’ program yesterday:
Donating one’s body after death gives a new life to 8 to 9 people. The 39-day-old baby girl of Sukhbir Singh Sandhu and Subrit Kaur from Amritsar, Punjab died of heart disease. Despite that tragedy, the couple has donated their child’s kidney. Heart, kidney and liver of Jharkhand’s Snegalatha Chaudhary (63) have been donated after her death. I appreciate their sacrifice.
Efforts are underway to define a uniform policy and legislation across the country to simplify organ donation. Everyone should come forward for organ donation.
You may know about Surekha Yadav, Asia’s first woman train driver. She has been selected as the first woman driver of ‘Vande Bharat’ express train.
Documentary filmmaker Kuneeth Monga and director Karthiki Consulves’ Oscar-winning documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperers’. Both women have made India proud.
Women’s Cricket Team Achievements: Jyotirmayi Mohanty, a scientist at Baba Atomic Research Center, has achieved a record by winning the IUPAC award. The Indian women’s under-19 cricket team set a new record by winning the T-20 World Cup.
For the first time in the 75-year history of Nagaland, Salhutonu Kurse and Hekanijagalu have elected 2 women MLAs. Among them, Kurse has been sworn in as Nagaland’s first woman minister.
When there was an earthquake in Turkey, women members of the Indian Defense Forces were involved in rescue and relief work. The world appreciated their adventure and skills. UN Indian women soldiers are also working effectively in peacekeeping forces. Women are showing their bravery in India’s armed forces as well.
Group Captain Shalija Thami has been promoted to become the first woman Air Force officer to issue major orders in a combat wing. Army Captain Siva Chauhan has become the first woman officer to serve on the freezing snow peak of Siachen. Women’s power in India inspires growth in all sectors.
Residents of MSR Olive Housing Society in Pune, Maharashtra have committed to using only solar energy. The islanders of Daman Island use only solar energy for all their needs. This awareness should spread across the country.
Saurashtra Tamil Sangam: Various measures are taken to preserve the country’s heritage and culture. Recently Kashi Tamil Sangam program was held. ‘Saurashtra Tamil Sangam’ is going to be held from April 17 to 30 in various parts of Gujarat. Such programs promote the feeling of ‘Ore Bharatham Unnatabharatham’.
Some may think that what can be the connection between Saurashtra of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat – Tamil Nadu have a bond since centuries. Centuries ago, people from Saurashtra, Gujarat settled in various parts of Tamil Nadu. They are called Saurashtra Tamils. Their food habits, life style and social habits match that of Saurashtra in Gujarat.
Many people from Tamil Nadu have sent me letters regarding the Saurashtra Tamil Sangam. Jayachandran from Madurai has written a long and emotional letter. His words are the expression of Tamils.
The 400th birth anniversary of Assam hero Lasith Porfugan who freed Guwahati from the brutal rule of the Mughals is being celebrated. We celebrate many festivals starting with Holi in March. The holy month of Ramadan has begun. We are going to celebrate Ramnavami in a few days. After this comes the festivals of Mahavir Jayanti, Good Friday and Easter. In April we are going to celebrate the birthdays of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and Baba Saheb Ambedkar. I request everyone to follow their teachings.
Corona is increasing in some places. Precautions must be taken to prevent the spread of the virus. I’ll see you next month at the 100th show of ‘Manadin Ghor’. The Prime Minister spoke thus.