PM Modi urges nation to make short films on clean India

New Delhi [India], Aug. 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the nation to make two-three minute films on clean India and enter competitions to show their creativity.

Addressing the nation in the 23rd edition of his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Prime Minister Modi said "The government has asked people to make two-to three minute films on clean India and enter into a competition to show your creativity.

You will get the details on the website. You can even shoot on your mobile phone and enter the competition. Best entries will be awarded on the basis of the competition and screened on October 2- Gandhi Jayanti." Commenting on relations between India and Bangladesh, Prime Minister Modi said he has tried his level best to ensure good relations with all of India's neighbours.

"President Pranab Mukherjee launched Akashvani Maitri channel which will connect us with Bangladesh in a deeper way.

Congratulations to Akashvani for this launch," he added. President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday launched the "Akashvani Maitree" Channel at a function organised at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata.

The channel is a unique venture of All India Radio and is aimed at strengthening ties between India and Bangladesh.

The channel's uniqueness lies in sharing of content between Bangladesh Betar and Akashvani Maitree. It will be a common platform for participatory content creation. The aim of the channel would be to strengthen cultural, economic, political and emotional bonding between the two neighbours.

This service is launched from a State-of-the-art Super Power Transmitter of 1000kw, installed at Chinsurah, West Bengal.

Source: ANI