This new year the party is on only if Modi’s speech is telecasted. Now that’s what the youngsters of India is saying. Nightclubs and cafes are attracting the customers will a promise of playing Modi’s speech while they sip a drink to welcome 2017. This clearly shows Narendra Modi is the new rock start of the worlds biggest democracy. Gone are those days when youths of this nation said they are not interested in politics. Modi is clearly getting the younger generation involved in the politics of the nation which is why you now see the youngsters who once used to shy away from politics booking the clubs and pubs only if they could listen to Modi speech. Love him or Hate him but you just can’t ignore our beloved PM.
According to the India today report which reads
“We would love to show the live coverage of Modi’s speech at this point of time when people were standing in queues for the past two months, said Siddharth Kumar, culture manager at Social-Cafe and Bar.
“Our customers would be keen to listen to the speech. Accordingly, we will plan something.” In a similar televised address on November 8, the PM had announced a surprise ban on 500 and 1,000-rupee notes in a bid to eliminate corruption and unaccounted cash. The deadline for depositing old notes in bank accounts ends on December 30.
PARTY AND MODI’S SPEECH TELECAST
Bar managers say many customers are booking tables after asking about the arrangements for Modi’s speech. “Apart from getting updates from YouTube, Twitter and news portals, people would be more comfortable watching the announcement on the screens. So we would keep the option of screening it. And on the customers demand we will telecast Modi’s speech,” said Kamaljeet Kaur, manager of The Vault Cafe in Connaught Place.
Representatives at another pub said they have a satellite connection and two projectors ready. “But for New Year’s Eve we have arranged live music. However, we are keeping the screening option open for our customers,” said a representative at The Flying Saucer Cafe in Nehru Place.
People who party at home but wish to hear Modi may switch to Doordarshan or news channels. Sources say the Prime Minister is expected to speak on demonetisation and may announce a bouquet of sops. The police department will also be more alert to deal with any fallout of the PM’s address. “Those pubs and restaurants facilitating the special screening of Modi’s speech will be contacted and accordingly adequate police personnel will be deployed,” said a senior police officer.