PM Modi said in Mann Ki Baat - Celebrate Gandhi Jayanti with enthusiasm, appeal to people to buy Khadi products
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the countrymen to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti with great enthusiasm and buy Khadi products. Addressing the 81st episode of his monthly radio program 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Modi recalled Mahatma Gandhi's contribution to the cleanliness movement, saying that Mahatma Gandhi had associated cleanliness with the dream of freedom. Mann Ki Baat is the Prime Minister's monthly radio address, which is broadcast on the last Sunday of every month.
He said, 'Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi) was a supporter of cleanliness, he made cleanliness a mass movement and linked it with the dream of independence.' He said that the youth of today should know how the cleanliness campaign had given continuous energy to the freedom movement. He said, today after so many decades, the cleanliness movement has once again worked to connect the country with the dream of New India.
The Prime Minister said that if we look at the life of Mahatma Gandhi, it is known how important small things were in his life and how he made big resolutions come true with small things.
Talking about the Amrit Mahotsav of independence, PM Modi said that today in the 75th year of independence, we can say with satisfaction that the pride that Khadi had in the freedom movement, today our young generation is giving the same pride to Khadi. . He said that today the production of Khadi and handloom has increased manifold and its demand has also increased.
He said, “You also know that there have been many occasions when Khadi showrooms in Delhi have done a business of more than Rs 1 crore in a day. Urging the country to buy more Khadi products, PM Modi said, "Let us buy Khadi products and mark Bapu's birth anniversary with great enthusiasm."