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India marks International Women’s Day in Style

PM Purchases Products from Women entrepreneurs, All women team runs special train

India marks International Women’s Day in Style
MARCH 8,2021:The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today saluted the indomitable Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day even as nationwide functions were organized to mark the occasion. India’s Railways Ministry ensured the running of a special train between Jhansi & Gwalior and that was totally staffed by women.
The Ministry of Railways tweeted:@RailMinIndia” Empowerment all the way with Indian Railways: On #InternationalWomensDay, operation & onboard management of Bundelkhand Special train between Jhansi & Gwalior is being carried on by a team of women. #NariShakti

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “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 honor to be getting the opportunity to work towards furthering women empowerment across a wide range of sectors.”

Today, on the occasion of Women’s Day, Prime Minister  bought products from various women Self Help Groups and entrepreneurs. It is an attempt to give an impetus to women entrepreneurs and Aatmnirbhar Bharat.

Talking about the women’s role in India’s quest for Aatmnirbharta, Shri Modi tweeted “Women are playing a leading role in India’s quest to become Aatmanirbhar. On International Women’s Day, let us commit to encouraging entrepreneurship among women.

 

Today, I bought a few products that celebrate women’s enterprise, creativity and India’s culture. #NariShakti”

 

On his purchase of embroidered shawl made by the artisans of the Toda Tribe of Tamil Nadu, he said “The exquisite hand embroidered Shawl made by artisans of the Toda Tribe of Tamil Nadu looked wonderful.

I purchased one such shawl. This product is marketed by Tribes India. #NariShakti”

 

 

Regarding handcrafted Gond Paper Painting, he tweeted “Adding more colour to the surroundings!

Art by our tribal communities is spectacular. This handcrafted Gond Paper Painting merges colours and creativity.

Bought this painting today. #NariShakti”

The Prime Minister also purchased a traditional shawl from Nagaland. He tweeted “India is proud of the Naga Culture, synonymous with bravery, compassion and creativity.

Purchased a traditional shawl from Nagaland. #NariShakti”

On his purchase of Khadi Cotton Madhubani Painted Stole, PM tweeted

“Khadi is closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi and India’s rich history. Bought a Khadi Cotton Madhubani Painted Stole. This is a top quality product and is closely associated with the creativity of our citizens. #NariShakti”

 

On handmade Jute File Folder from West Bengal, Shri Modi tweeted “I am surely going to use this  handmade Jute File Folder from West Bengal.

Made by tribal communities of the state, you all must have a jute product from West Bengal in your homes!  #NariShakti”

The Prime Minister also purchased a Gamusa made by self-help groups of Kakatipapung Development Block of Assam.

“You have seen me wear the Gamusa very often. It is extremely comfortable. Today, I bought a Gamusa made by various self-help groups of Kakatipapung Development Block. #NariShakti”

Shri Modi also tweeted about his purchase of Classic Palm Craft Nilavilakku made by women based in Kerala

“I am eagerly awaiting to receive Classic Palm Craft Nilavilakku made by women based in Kerala. It is commendable how our #NariShakti has preserved and popularised local crafts and products.”

 

 

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