Government of India commemorating the 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Rs. 100 special coin is being released. Read on to know more about the design, material and other interesting details of this unique coin.
100 rupee coins will be released on the 100th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’
Government of India to mark the 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popular radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Rs. 100 denomination unique coin is ready to release. This episode will be telecast on the last Sunday of April i.e. 30th April 2023. This coin is expected to be a collector’s item given its unique design and material. In this article, we will discuss the design, material and other interesting details of this particular coin.
Coin design and material:
The Rs 100 coin to be released under the 100th episode of the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program will have a diameter of 44 mm and a weight of 35 grams. The coin will be made of four metals – silver, copper, nickel and zinc. The obverse side of the coin will feature the Ashoka pillar and the words “Satyamev Jayate” written below it in Devanagari script. On the left side of the coin, the word “India” will be present in Devanagari script, and on the right side, “Bharat” will be written in English. In international numerals the rupee symbol “₹” and the denomination value “100” will be below the Ashoka pillar.
The other side of the coin will have the logo of the 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat. The logo will have an image of a microphone with sound waves, with the year ‘2023’ written on it. Above the microphone image will be written ‘Mann Ki Baat 100’ in Devanagari script and below it will be written ‘Mann Ki Baat 100’ in English.
Significance of Coins:
This particular coin is significant as it marks the completion of 100 episodes of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, which has become an important platform for the Prime Minister to connect with the people of India. The coin’s unique design and material make it a collector’s item, and is expected to be highly prized among numismatists and collectors. The release of this coin is a fitting tribute to the success of the show and its role in promoting national unity and harmony.
Previous Rs. 100 coins:
It may be noted that the Government of India has also issued 100 rupee coins in the past. This coin was issued in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015. A 100 rupee coin was released in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and another was issued to mark the birth centenary of Rajmata Vijayaraj Scindia. A 100 rupee coin was also released on the 476th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap.
Mann Ki Baat Broadcast:
To mark the 100th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the program will be telecast in over one lakh booths across India. BJP is encouraging people to take the show door-to-door, so that it is accessible to all. Given the popularity of the show and the importance of the coin release, the 100th episode is expected to attract a huge audience.
In conclusion, the release of Rs 100 coin on the 100th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ is a momentous occasion for India. The design of the coin is unique and shows the importance of radio programs in the country. The inclusion of the microphone and program logo on the coin is a tribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to connect with the people of India. The release of the coin will serve as a reminder of the importance of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ and its impact on the nation. Overall, the release of the 100 rupee coin is a historic event that signifies the cultural and social importance of radio programming in India.