PM Modi Urges India To Shed Vaccine Hesitancy On Mann Ki Baat: Highlights

Mann Ki Baat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to not fall for rumours against vaccines and trust science and India's scientists.

PM Modi Urges India To Shed Vaccine Hesitancy On Mann Ki Baat: Highlights

PM Modi: "Mann ki Baat" is broadcast on the last Sunday of every month (File)

New Delhi:

The threat of Covid remains and we have to focus on vaccination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, urging countrymen to shed vaccine hesitancy and get vaccinated in large numbers.

On his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat, the PM said he has been fully vaccinated and also cited the example of his mother, underscoring that vaccines are safe.

The PM urged citizens to not fall for rumours against vaccines and trust science and India's scientists.

The programme was broadcast on the entire network of All India Radio and Doordarshan and also on the AIR News website www.newsonair.com and Newsonair mobile App.

Here are the highlights of PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat:

Jun 27, 2021 14:20 (IST)
86 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On June 21: PM Modi
PM Modi hailed the feat of administering over 86 lakh vaccine doses in a single day on June 21 at the start of the new phase of inoculation under which all adults are being given free jabs by the Union government.
Jun 27, 2021 14:17 (IST)
Vaccine A Good Safety Shield Againt Covid: PM Modi
If someone says corona is gone, do not be under this mistaken notion, Modi said, adding that the virus ailment is a "master of disguise" which surfaces in myriad new forms, a reference to its mutants.

"And to protect ourselves from it, we have two ways. One is adhering to the protocol for corona; wearing a mask, frequently washing hands with soap, maintaining social distancing. The other way is, along with all this, getting vaccinated. This too is a good safety shield," he said.

Jun 27, 2021 11:22 (IST)
Covid Threat Remains, Must Focus On Vaccination: PM Modi
"Those who are spreading rumours on vaccines, let them be. We all will do our work and ensure people around us get vaccinated. The threat of Covid remains and we have to focus on vaccination as well as follow COVID-19 protocols."
Jun 27, 2021 11:20 (IST)
Do Not Believe Rumours Relating To Vaccines: PM Modi
PM Modi urged people to not pay attention to rumours about vaccines and get vaccinated while informing other too about it. He underlined that scientists have worked very hard to come up with vaccines and it is absolutely safe.

Jun 27, 2021 11:15 (IST)
To Fight Vaccine Hesitancy, PM Cites His Mother's Example
PM Modi today encouraged people to end vaccine hesitancy, underlining that he himself has been vaccinated and so is his nonagenarian mother. The PM also highlighted the centre's efforts in ramping up the vaccination drive.

Jun 27, 2021 11:10 (IST)
Sports Icon Milkha Singh Captured India's Imagination: PM Modi
"When talking about the Olympics, how can we not remember Milkha Singh Ji. When he was hospitalised, I got a chance to speak to him, I had requested him to motivate the athletes going for Tokyo Olympics": PM Modi
Jun 27, 2021 11:05 (IST)
PM Modi Begins His Mann Ki Baat Address
PM Modi begins his Mann Ki Baat address remembering sprint legend Milkha Singh, who passed away earlier this month.
Jun 27, 2021 10:57 (IST)
New Variants A Concern In India
New variants are a concern in India, where more than half the population is still not vaccinated. Only about 5.6 per cent of India's adult population of 95 crore has received two doses.
Jun 27, 2021 10:56 (IST)
PM Says Satisfied With Vaccine Pace As 5.6% Adults Covered By 2 Doses
The PM's office on Saturday said that 128 districts in the country have vaccinated more than 50 per cent of the 45+ population for the coronavirus.
Jun 27, 2021 10:48 (IST)
PM Modi Set To Address Nation On Mann Ki Baat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today address his montly radio show "Mann Ki Baat" amid a declining second wave of Covid infections and a vaccination programme picking up pace.