Updated February 25th, 2024 at 13:23 IST

India's Nari Shakti Touching New Heights: PM Modi During Mann Ki Baat Address Ahead of Women's Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 110th edition of Mann ki Baat. He talked about rising women's empowerment, the importance of voting etc.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 110th edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat.' Addressing the nation, the prime minister emphasised on uprising 'women empowerment' in India ahead of Women's day celebrations. He said, "After a few days on March 8, we will celebrate Women’s Day. This special day is an opportunity to salute the contributions of women’s power in the developmental journey of the country. The great poet Bharathiyar Ji has said that the world will prosper only when women get equal opportunities."

Furthermore, with increasing women employment in different sectors, he said, "India's Nari Shakti is touching new heights of progress in every field."

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The Prime Minister gave a special mention about the famous 'Namo Drone Didi. He said, "Who would have thought till a few years ago that in our country, women living in villages would also fly drones. But today this is becoming possible. Today, there is so much discussion about Drone Didi in every village, 'Namo Drone Didi, Namo Drone Didi' is on everyone's lips. Everyone is talking about them."Furthermore, the PM asserted that the broadcast has been dedicated to the country's collective strength and achievements.

"It is a programme of the people, for the people and by the people," he said.

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"However, following political ethics the 'Mann ki Baat' will not be broadcast for the next three months during this period of the Lok Sabha elections. When we meet the next time, it will be the 111th episode of the 'Mann Ki Baat'," Modi added, noting the auspiciousness associated with the number. What can be better than this, PM added.

The prime minister has frequently expressed confidence in retaining power in the elections. He also urged people to actively take part in voting.

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Published February 25th, 2024 at 11:31 IST