DCW Swati Maliwal Pens Down A Poem On The Occasion Of International Women's Day

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DCW Swati Maliwal pens down a poem on the occasion of Women's Day says 'Life is not given in charity, one has to step forward to snatch it'.

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On the Occasion of the International Women's day, Delhi Women's Commission Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday tweeted a quatrain. Maliwal's lines highlighted the fighting spirit of women to take on what is one's right. The tweet if translated means ''Life is not given in charity, one has to step forward to snatch it, it would be nice if you can snatch your rights from a hard-hearted society. Nothing will happen by bowing your head, things will change if you hold your head high''.

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Here is the original Tweet by DWC Swati Maliwal

President extends wishes on Women's Day

The President of India Ramnath Kovind also extended his wishes on the occasion of International Women's Day. One of his tweets read as "Come, on the occasion of International Women's Day, let us reiterate the resolve to ensure the safety and dignity of women so that they can move forward seamlessly towards fulfilling their hopes and aspirations as they wish." 

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'Nari Shakti Puraskar' awarded to several women

To mark the occasion of International Women's Day, President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to several women for their achievements in their respective fields at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday. President Kovind presented the award to Padala Bhudevi, Bina Devi, Arifa Jan, Chami Murmu, Nilza Wangmo, Rashmi Urdhwardeshe, Mann Kaur, Kalavati Devi, Kaushiki Chakroborty, Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth, Mohana Singh Jitarwal, Bhageerathi Amma and Karthyayini Amma among others.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani along with other leaders were also present at the event.

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(with inputs from agencies)

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