PM Modi chairs meeting on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme. Under the initiative, the government plans to hold people-to-people exchange between states to enhance knowledge about each others culture.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister’s Office said, after returning from Tamil Nadu’s Mamallapuram, Mr Modi held a series of engagements in Delhi, including chairing a meeting to discuss ‘Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat’ movement yesterday.

‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ is a personal initiative of the Prime Minister that highlights India’s diversity and furthers national unity. The goal behind this unique Mission is to develop a holistic national perspective on important issues and encourage the celebration of India’s vibrant regional cultures. The programme was announced by the Prime Minister in 2015 on the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.