Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared on famous television series Man vs Wild starring Bear Grylls. Man vs Wild is famous amongst youth in India and hence Prime Minister Narendra Modi used this to connect with the youth of India.
The shooting for the one-hour long episode was shot in Jim Corbett National Park, which is also known for tiger conservation. Prime Minister also believed that this was a great opportunity to promote tourism in India. The show was one of the best platforms to showcase the beauty of Inia’s nature.
On the show, Prime minister Narendra Modi also talked about his childhood in Vadnagar Gujarat and how he left his home at 17 and went to the Himalayas.
Interestingly, Modi also use this opportunity to ask people to present their ideas on how can we conserve our forests and asked them to put suggestions in the NAMO app, he also said that ideas that will generally help to conserve forests of India will get the chance to meet Prime Minister and present their ideas in person.
Famous people like Former US president Barack Obama, actors like Zac Efron, Will Ferrel, and Ben Stiller have also appeared on Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls.
A lot of people believed this was a powerful move from Modi in order to connect with the youth, take new ideas from people to conserve our forests and also it’ll promote tourism in India.
PM @narendramodi has done excellent marketing of Indian wildlife resources to unleash country’s hidden tourism potential…
Also, a great boost to awareness about Nature…
— Rajesh K.?? (@RK4IND) August 13, 2019
While some believed this was just a waste of times and criticised the PM. Also, social media is flooded with memes, some memes support Modi while some are just hilarious.
— Siddharth (@SeriouSidd) August 12, 2019
A exhilarating bit in #ManVsWild show. Portraying the other venturous side of PM Shri @narendramodi and delivering the message of protecting wild life and environment conservation. #modiondiscovery #ManVSWildwithmodi
— Amit Thaker (@AmitThakerBJP) August 12, 2019
The special episode shot along with host Bear Grylls premiered simultaneously on 12 Discovery channels in India.