PM Modi On 'Man Vs Wild': Bear Grylls Issues Special Message Before Episode's Premiere, Read Here

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The ‘Man Vs Wild’ episode will be aired on the Discovery Network on August 12 at 9 PM

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Updated On:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will feature in a special episode of Discovery’s “Man Vs Wild” that highlights “issues related to environmental change." will premiere today, August 12. Ahead of the show, host Bear Grylls took to his Twitter handle to convey a special message of promoting peace and never-give-up spirit, as he shared a picture with PM Modi. Take a look -

According to a statement from the channel, the special episode, featuring survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls and shot in the India’s Jim Corbett National Park, will be a “frank and freewheeling journey” which will throw light on wildlife conservation.

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The episode will premiere on August 12 and will be showcased in more than 180 countries across the world on Discovery network of channels.

"For years, I have lived among nature, in the mountains and the forests. These years have a lasting impact on my life. So when I was asked about a special programme focussing on life beyond politics and that too in the midst of nature I was both intrigued and inclined to take part in it,” the PM said in a statement.

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“For me, this show presents a great opportunity to showcase to the world India’s rich environmental heritage and stress on the importance of environment conservation and living in harmony with nature. It was a great experience spending time in the jungle once again, this time with Bear, who is blessed with indefatigable energy and quest to experience nature at its purest,” he added.

(With inputs from PTI) 

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