Prime Minister Narendra Modi And several other political leaders on Wednesday saluted “Nari Shakti (women power)” and praised the role of women in India’s progress.
Taking to Twitter, Modi said, “On International Women’s Day, a tribute to the achievements of our women power. We attach great importance to the role of women in India’s progress.”
An interesting compilation of women achievers whose life journeys have been chronicled in #mind matter, #NariShaktiForNewIndia pic.twitter.com/PEYourlMREk
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 8, 2023
Sharing a compilation video of women achievers in his monthly radio program “Mann Ki Baat”, the Prime Minister said the government is working to advance women empowerment, using the hashtag “Women power for a new India”. Will continue Soon after, the hashtag ‘Women power for new India’ started trending on Twitter, with several BJP leaders also extending greetings on Women’s Day.
Saluting the women power, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, ‘India is proud of its resilient women power’. In a tweet, he said, “While they contribute to nation building with innumerable sacrifices, their personal stories of courage, grit and determination ignite our hearts with inspiration.”
India is proud of its resilient women power. While they contribute to nation building with innumerable sacrifices, their personal stories of courage, grit and determination ignite our hearts with inspiration.
On International Women’s Day, I salute all those strong women.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) March 8, 2023
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani said that the power of “nari shakti” was “rooted” in today’s civilizational ethos. “…the women of India are exploring uncharted territories and driving India’s growth story. Let us continue to encourage and support the cause of #NariShaktiForNewIndia in spirit and action,” he tweeted.
The power of Nari Shakti is embedded in our civilizational ethos. Today, the women of India are exploring uncharted territories and giving a new dimension to India’s growth story. Let us continue to encourage and support the cause #NariShaktiForNewIndia In spirit and action.
— Smriti Jade Irani (@smritiirani) March 8, 2023
Every year since 1975 March 8 is observed as International Women’s Day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world. The day is celebrated to highlight the importance of fighting against gender bias and to bring attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights and violence and abuse against women.
Recalling the contribution of women from all walks of life, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said the Modi-led government was “constantly working towards the empowerment of women through various schemes and programmes”.
On Women’s Day, I remember the glorious contribution of our women power in all walks of life. Government under the leadership of PM Shri @Narendra Modi Is continuously working towards women empowerment through its various effective schemes and programs.
– Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) March 8, 2023
“From being operationally deployed in the world’s highest battlefield Siachen to being posted on warships, Indian women are breaking barriers in almost every field in the armed forces,” Singh tweeted.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, “On International Women’s Day, appreciate the efforts and achievements of our women power. His contribution is indispensable for the growth story of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
But #International Women’s Dayappreciate our efforts and achievements #Woman power,
His contribution to the development story of self-reliant India is indispensable.#NariShaktiForNewIndia pic.twitter.com/9UQd9tc8cv
– Dr. S Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) March 8, 2023
Union minister Piyush Goyal shared a video on PM Modi’s tip to Haryana BJP leader Sudha Yadav to use his MPLADS funds for women and children. This prompted Yadav to ensure that an all-girls school was built in Rewari and Mahendragarh districts.
it sounds like #NariShaktiForNewIndia, pic.twitter.com/RP10s2RuoF
– Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) March 8, 2023
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju posted a picture on Twitter and said, ‘We are very proud of the role Indian women play in the progress of our country.’
But #InternationalWomensDay2023 I salute our women power. We are very proud of the role of Indian women in the progress of our country. @Narendra Modi Government is continuously taking strict steps for women empowerment. #NariShaktiForNewIndia
Etiquette: @adidas pic.twitter.com/TxapD9bvuh
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) March 8, 2023
Meanwhile, Congress also extended greetings on Women’s Day, saying, “Women are fun, fearless and extraordinary. And we are more committed than ever to gender equality and empowerment.”
Resolving to give equal rights to every woman, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi shared a clipping on Twitter and said that India is incomplete without her.
Safety, Equality, Respect!
Without them, the concept of women and the imagination of a better India is incomplete.
Greetings, every woman will get the right to equality and the basis of a secure life.
happy women’s Day. #IWD2023 pic.twitter.com/I5bgqymoET
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 8, 2023
Calling women the “voice of change”, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi vowed to fight for increasing women’s participation in politics and decision-making.
The United Nations International Women’s Day, under the theme “DigitalAll: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality”, recognizes and celebrates women and girls who are supporting the advancement of transformative technology and digital education.