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Violence Is Not Acceptable In Any Form, Says PM Modi In Mann Ki Baat

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| August 27 , 2017 , 12:33 IST

In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address to the public through 'Mann Ki Baat' he highlighted the violence in Haryana indirectly, saying that "Those who take the law in their hands or take to violence will not be spared, no matter who they are."

"India is the land of Mahatma Gandhi, Lord Buddha, and Sardar Patel. Violence is not acceptable in the nation, in any form," PM Modi said.

“On one hand, sense of festivity pervades land and on other, news of violence comes in, it is only natural to be concerned,” he added.

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“No one has the right to take the law into's one's own hands in the name of one's beliefs, adding that I want to assure my countrymen that those who take law into their own hands and are on the path of violent suppression, whether it is a group or a person – neither this country nor any government will tolerate it,” said the Prime Minister.

In his address, the PM appealed to the countrymen to join the Swachhchata hi Sewa, 'Cleanliness is Service' initiative at least 15-20 days prior to Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.

"Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind presented a noble example in Gujarat floods, they cleaned 22 temples and three mosques in Banaskantha," the PM said.

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The PM also highlighted the Jan Dhan Yojana, which completes three years on 28 August, with 30 crore new families having been connected with it.

In view of the upcoming Teachers Day, PM Modi said, "This Teachers Day, let’s take a pledge to ‘teach to transform', 'educate to empower, 'learn to lead everyone’.

PM Modi also urged youngsters to participate in sports, and announced that the Sports Ministry will be launching a 'Sports Talent Search Portal' on August 28.