In a series of tweets this morning, PM Modi announced that the radio show would be an interactive one, and invited the people of India to post questions by Sunday using the hashtag #AskObamaModi.
"This month's 'Mann Ki Baat' episode will be a special one, where our Republic Day guest @BarackObama & I will share our thoughts together," PM Modi tweeted, saying he was "eagerly looking forward to" the show to be aired on Tuesday, January 27.
I am eagerly looking forward to the special 'Mann Ki Baat' programme with President @BarackObama, which will be aired on 27th January.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 22, 2015
"#AskObamaModi & be a part of this memorable 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, illustrating a special bond between India & USA," he said in another tweet.
"Mann Ki Baat' with President @BarackObama will not be complete without your participation! Send your Qs till the 25th, using #AskObamaModi," he posted.
The Prime Minister also shared a link to his government's special open forum for people to post their questions.
On the same day as the radio session, President Obama will address a town hall with 2,000 people at an auditorium in south Delhi. During the visit, he will also address CEOs with PM Modi and later, visit the Taj Mahal in Agra before leaving for the US.
The leaders also co-wrote an editorial for Washington Post and in a joint statement titled "Chalein Saath Saath" (Moving Forward, Together), they pledged a deeper economic and strategic partnership between their countries.