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PM Modi Mann Ki Baat: People to reduce plastic pollution, promotes use of non-plastic bags, Chandigarh Airport to be renamed after Bhagat Singh

Mann Ki Baat highlights: This festive season, people should use local non-plastic bags only ,Chandigarh Airport to be renamed after Bhagat Singh, says PM Modi .

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 93rd episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program on Sunday. He said that a special day of Amrit Mahotsav is coming on 28th September. On this day we will celebrate the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh ji, the brave son of Mother India. Just before the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh, an important decision has been taken as a tribute to him. It has been decided that the Chandigarh airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

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-PM Modi said, “A new resolution of the country is also associated with our festivals. This resolution is ‘Vocal for Local’. On the occasion of Bapu’s birth anniversary on October 2, we have to take a pledge to intensify this campaign. With all these products, Khadi, Handloom, Handicraft, definitely buy local goods. This festive season, people should use locally made non-plastic bags only. The trend of jute, cotton, banana fibre, many such traditional bags is on the rise once again.

-PM Narendra Modi said, “All of you must also follow the National Games and encourage your players. The previous events had to be canceled due to the Kovid epidemic. My best wishes to every player who participated in this sports competition. To encourage the players on this day, I will be in their midst.”

-PM Modi said, “What should be the name of the campaign we are running about cheetahs? Can we even think of naming all these cheetahs? By what name should each one of them be called? By the way. If this nomenclature is traditional, it would be great.”

-PM Modi said that ‘I will say only two words, but I know that your enthusiasm will increase four times more. These two words are – Surgical Strike. Has not increased the enthusiasm!’

-As a tribute to the great freedom fighter, Chandigarh airport will be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh, announces PM Modi. PM Modi said, “Just a few days ago, the country has made a similar effort by setting up a statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on the duty path and now the Chandigarh airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh is another step in this direction. ”

-On September 25, India celebrates the birth anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyaya. PM Narendra Modi paid his tribute to the illustrious son of India, who witnessed many events of global turmoil and conflict of ideologies in his lifetime. Modi hailed Upadhyaya’s “Integral Humanism”.

-A contest will be organised on MYGOV platform, in which PM Modi will ask people to share their views on what the Cheetah initiative should be called. He asked if each cheetah should be named individually. It would be better if this naming is in tune with Indian traditions, Modi said.

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