After 'Mann ki Baat', PM Modi welcomes feedback through 'Jann ki Baat'

By Think Change India|23rd May 2017
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After the success of the radio programme 'Mann ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now opened his doors to the aam janta's feedback through 'Jann ki Baat'. 'Jann ki Baat' will be open for the general public's feedback on the government's policies.

Narendra Modi

The programme will be a part of the BJP government's 20-day celebration to mark its three-year anniversary starting from May 26, the day Modi was sworn in as PM in 2014. BJP CMs and ministers have geared up to visit states where the opposition is ruling. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will visit Bihar, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan will visit Karnataka and Odisha, Amit Shah will visit Kerala, the Andaman and Nicobar islands, Chhattisgarh and Arunachal Pradesh, while top Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu, and Nitin Gadkari will attend events in Mumbai and Jaipur, Delhi and Lucknow, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Chhattisgarh, Chennai and Ranchi respectively.

Over 45o BJP leaders including the PM, President Amit Shah, Union minister Smriti Irani, and General Secretary Arun Singh will be present at the events, according to PTI reports. On May 26, Modi will inaugurate the events in Guwahati. Speaking to the media, Irani said,

Making of Developed India (MODI), a 'festival' to celebrate the Modi government's three years in office, will be one of the seven major events and people, especially youth, will be informed about various government schemes, and urged to download related apps on their mobiles.

All these events will be organised by government agencies and the ruling party. Through 'Jann ki Baat' people can record their feedback on the performance of the government, added Irani.

Speaking to media Arun Singh said,

330 BJP MPs, 11 chief ministers, five deputy chief ministers, ministers in state governments, besides organisational functionaries will participate in these programmes. BJP's NDA allies will be involved in celebrations organised by the government. They will each hold two events in states outside their home state. They also have to organise events in their home state and constituencies (for MPs).

Irani cited Central government programmes—including the one to provide LPG connections to poor households, the Jan Dhan Yojana, and the Mudra Yojana, 70 percent of whose beneficiaries are women—to claim that the government has touched the lives of the poor across the country.