Modi features on Discovery’s survival show ‘Man vs Wild’, says it was great to be in the jungle with ‘the Bear’

The Prime minister of India , Narendra Modi is ready to show the world his unknown side by being featured on the show ‘Man vs Wild’ in an attempt to learn the tricks of survival in untamed wilderness with the show host Bear Grylls.

“People across 180 countries will get to see the unknown side of PM @narendramodi as he ventures into Indian wilderness to create awareness about animal conservation & environmental change,” Grylls tweeted, sharing a short video of the show that will be aired on Discovery channel on August 12 at 9 pm.

Speaking about the show, Modi, said, “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.”

“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,” the Modi said.

Grylls, on his part, said he was “truly honoured” to spend time with the Prime Minister of India.

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