PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Sunday in his monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' for the first time in the new year. 

This time, he addressed young students who are preparing for the upcoming Board Exams of Class 10 and 12, which will begin from Thursday, March 9.

In the 28th edition of the monthly radio broadcast, the PM first spoke about observing silence for 2 minutes on January 30 to pay respect to the nation's martyrs and then expressed his condolences to the brave jawans who lost their lives due to avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir.

He also extended his wishes for Vasant Panchami.

Source: b"File photo of PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat' / Source: PTI"

Here are the highlights of PM Modi's address.