Temperatures are rising. No wonder this time when I asked for suggestions for #MannKiBaat, people wrote about the summers: PM- PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 30, 2017
PM Modi also suggested everyone offer water to each person who visits one's home.
During summers, many people come to our homes...postmen, milkmen, vegetable sellers...always offer them water (particularly in summers) :PM- PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 30, 2017
PM Modi's words seem to have really impacted people as many have tweeted about either already following the practice or beginning it in their homes after his words. Among those who have posted about PM Modi's advice is Akshay Kumar. The actor not only tweeted a clip from PM Modi's speech but also posted a video of his daughter feeding milk to stray cats.
Coincidentally was urging Nitara 2 offer milk to the cat today.The heat spares nobody offer water 2 everyone who visits ur home.Humanity 1st pic.twitter.com/UzEs44IQfR- Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2017
Business tycoon Anand Mahindra and singer Kailash Kher also posted about PM Modi's advice.
You'd never expect to hear a leader in a national address advise small acts of kindness in the summer heat. @PMOIndia redefining leadership- anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) April 30, 2017
Several others have been tweeting about PM Modi's advice. Some also shared pictures of their homes.
Thanks to our PM MODIJI for kindness towards birds and animals by giving advice in MANKI BAT to give water birds and animals in summer.- prabhakar sahu (@prabhak48996140) May 1, 2017
@PMOIndia Appreciate the comment. Even for Domestic animals and Birds Kindly provide some water.- Adarsh Kumar M (@fran1711) May 1, 2017
MODI JI,- Satyabodha J Achar (@Satyabodhaj) April 30, 2017
As u mentioned in Man ki Baat "WE ARE FEEDING BIRDS IN SUMMER WITH WATER AND GRAINS - from 3 years. pic.twitter.com/T53yDswx3K
Many people even replied to Akshay Kumar's tweets:
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