When a survival expert meets the leader of the largest democracy of the world it tops the ladder of the current trend. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s small screen debut in one of the most popular discovery show, Man Vs. Wild with Bear Grylls outbursts Twitter with the number 1 trend in India and number 2 worldwide.
The adventure of the duo was not just an effort to measure the survival skill, it had the environmental concern which was projected to showcase the efforts to save the environment and the preservation of the species.
Promoting the show Bear Grylls twitted, “Tonight watch my journey with PM @narendramodi for Man Vs Wild on @DiscoveryIN – Together let’s do all we can to protect the planet, promote peace & encourage a Never Give Up spirit. Enjoy the show! #PMMODIONDISCOVERY.”
Replying to the tweet Modi wrote, “What better than the lush green jungles of India, in the midst of Mother Nature to throw light on environmental conservation and climate change..Do join at 9 PM tonight!”
“Join our honourable PM @narendramodi on a journey of great importance in conserving and protecting the environment. Send in your ideas to the PM via the Narendra Modi App and the best entries will stand a chance to meet him in person to present their ideas,” Discovery Channel IN tweeted before the air of the show.
In the show, Modi revealed the untold truth to the world, sharing his childhood experiences and the relationship with nature, his positiveness and not ever experiencing the emotions of nervousness. He also highlighted the clean India campaign of Swach Bharat.
Addressing the youth the PMO said, “If I have to tell anything to the young generation then I will say we should not think of our life in pieces. If we think of our life as a whole then there will be ups and downs. If you are going down don’t think about it because the way up starts from there.”
The show was Modi’s recalling of his childhood memories and experiences. He revealed his closeness to the Himalaya and river Narmada which he quoted, “heartwarming experiences” on being on the show.