Writing a blog on Women's Day, Modi on Friday, March 8 wrote, "On International Women's Day, let us affirm our commitment to eradicate any form of injustice against women and ensure that what the nation saw in the last few months does not happen ever again. A civilized society, etched in liberal democratic values has no place for those who disrespect women."
Speaking about Gujarat's commitment towards women of the state, Modi said, "Through innovative initiatives, Gujarat remains committed towards the complete empowerment of women."
"...Be it correcting adverse gender ratio through Beti Bachao Andolan, spreading the joys of girl-child education through Kanya Kelavani initiative, strengthening Aanganwadis, improving maternal mortality rates through Chiranjeevi Yojana and E-Mamta or the Mission Mangalam initiative, we wish to ensure that our women can stand on their own feet," he added.
The CM did not even forgot to address one of the most burning issues - malnutrition. The Gujarat CM vowed to heal the miseries of the people of the state. He said, Gujarat is taking concrete steps to eliminate the menace of malnutrition, especially among women and children."
Informing about the state's progress to curb the situation, Modi said, "This year we launched Mission Balam Sukham to overcome the challenge of malnutrition and we made an annual provision of Rs. 1,094 crore for over 44 lakh beneficiaries including pregnant women, nursing mothers and girl children."
International Women's Day is celebrated throughout the world on March 8. On this day, the Gujarat CM wrote, "I pay my tributes to the power of Nari Shakti- let us walk shoulder to shoulder to further create a society where women are integral partners of our development journey!"