The Indian Democracy welcomes the voters of the 21st century, the "New India Voters".
"New India is not about VIPs, but EPI (every person is important)", he said in what was is 39Mann Ki Baat address overall. The guiding force for "New India' would be peace and unity", he added.
The Prime Minister, who spoke in Hindi, also reached out to 18 to 25-year-olds, calling them "New India Youth" who, he said, stood for "aspirations, enthusiasm and energy", as he linked his call for a "New India" by 2022 while going on to paint a virtually utopian picture. "The New India Youth must take a lead in this", he said. The movement, he said, will be to make a strong and capable India.
PM Modi also said that August 15, a mock parliament can be organised in Delhi where youth elected from every district of India can participate.
Modi then mentioned one Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, who topped the Kashmir Administrative Services Examination despite being surrounded by terrorism and hatred in and around the Valley.
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She said: "She's answered some questions wrong because she's not understanding them, she obviously can't think straight". Her family had been told that she could face up to 25 years in jail, with one lawyer even mentioning the death penalty.
Pitching for the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, he said a cleanliness survey will be conducted from 4th of January to 10th of March, 2018 to evaluate achievements in cleanliness level in our urban areas. "It should be our constant endeavor that our women also get equal rights and equal opportunities just like men get so that they can proceed simultaneously on the path of progress", the Prime Minister added.
"Almost 1300 Muslim women, from Kerala to North India, have applied to travel on Haj without a male guardian after we have scrapped that rule. This practice is not followed in numerous Islamic countries", he said.
Further, Modi suggested that single women pilgrims be excluded from the lottery system implemented to select Haj pilgrims.
In the 39th edition of his radio programme, PM Modi also shared that leaders of all 10 ASEAN nations will attend the Republic Day celebrations in 2018 as chief guests.