PM makes great pitch for adopting khadi in first ‘Mann ki Baat’ of 2016

NEW DELHI :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme of 2016, today once again  appealed to the people to increasingly adopt khadi, which he said has become a ”symbol” and has great potential to create employment.
Mr Modi also called for technological upgradation of the industry and noted with joy that the solar energy was now being used to power the loom.
He also noted that youth were developing attraction for Khadi which was now very much in vogue as a symbol of fashion.
The Prime Minister, who had in his first ‘Mann Ki Baat Programme’ last year made a great pitch for adopting khadi, today once again began his first programme of the new year, appealing for increasing the number of khadi garments in one’s wardrobe. (AGENCIES)