Highlights Of PM Modi's addressal:

* PM Modi also greets nation on 'Guru Parv'

*We all need to unite and work towards unity rather than allow divisiveness to spread: PM Modi

*But on one Sardar's birthday, history remembers how Sikh people and 'Sardars' all over the country faced violence and pain: PM Modi

* Sardar Patel has a rich contribution in strengthening the cooperative movement in India. He was always dedicated to farmer welfare: PM Modi

* Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel worked to bring everyone together, he worked for unity, fought for unity and brought unity amongst people: PM Modi

* Tomorrow, we are celebrating Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary: PM Modi

* We have to forget about all our customs and traditions and treat a girl and a boy equally, so that we can move fast: PM Modi

*The time demands that the aspirations that rose in the poor of the nation should be addressed: PM Modi

* PM Modi lauds Himachal Pradesh and Kerala for campaigns for making the state open defecation free.

*Be it BSF, CRPF or others, our jawans are on duty and guarding us; that is why, we are celebrating Diwali joyfully: PM Modi


*#Sandesh2Soldiers hashtag was used so much by everyone and we were flooded with well wishes and love for jawans from citizens: PM Modi

*People from all walks of life sent messages of love and encouragement for our jawans, just as they light candles for their well being: PM Modi

* From last few months our jawans are sacrificing their lives, we should celebrate this Diwali in their names: PM Modi

*I also thank the citizens of the nation for their support and love for our security forces and jawans protecting us: PM Modi

* I request parents and guardians that if their little kids are bursting crackers they should be monitored and accompanied: PM Modi

*World leaders are celebrating Diwali and sharing their memories and pictures on different social media platforms: PM Modi

*Is that not something, we should inculcate for our society and the living spaces? PM Modi

*Everyone is talking about cleanliness and environment today. In fact, everyone cleans their homes vigorously for Diwali: PM Modi

*Whole world today celebrate Diwali, it is a festival where we celebrate light over darkness: PM Modi

* All forms of darkness are to be fought with a 'deep' of Diwali, we are eliminating all the darkness from inside us and the world around: PM Modi

* Festivals are fixed not just on the mood of the moon but also mood of the people: PM Modi

* Every Indian festival teaches 'Tamso Ma Jyotirgamaya': PM Modi

* Our festivals are linked closely to the nature...the food, weather, everything about a festival is so symbiotic to the nature: PM Modi

*My warmest wishes to everyone for the happy festival of Diwali: PM Modi

PM Modi mentioned about rising tension along LoC and pay tribute to the martyrs. The monthly radio show of PM Modi came around a range of controversies, including the gruesome mutilation of BSF Jawan Mandeep Singh's body by terrorist near LoC.

In his last monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', he talked about a number of other subjects, including the Indian participation in the Para Olympics and Uri attack.