International Women's Day: Narendra Modi salutes ‘indomitable Nari Shakti’

The prime minister said India takes pride in the many accomplishments of the women of our nation

Press Trust of India March 08, 2021 10:51:06 IST
International Women's Day: Narendra Modi salutes ‘indomitable Nari Shakti’

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted women on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Monday and said India takes pride in their many accomplishments.

He said it was his government’s honour to work towards furthering women empowerment in the country across a wide range of sectors. “Saluting our indomitable #NariShakti on International Women’s Day! India takes pride in the many accomplishments of the women of our nation. It is our government’s honour to be getting the opportunity to work towards furthering women empowerment across a wide range of sectors,” Modi tweeted.

The prime minister has often highlighted his government’s schemes like free cooking gas cylinders, opening of bank accounts, and building toilets, saying that women empowerment has been a central theme of these programmes.

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