On National Girl Child Day, PM salutes achievements of girls
New Delhi, Jan 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to his twitter handle and said that National Girl Child Day is a day to celebrate the exceptional achievements of the girl child, whose "excellence in many fields makes us proud". He also added that it is imperative to reject discrimination against the girl child and ensure equal opportunities for the girl child.
''Let us reaffirm our commitment to challenging stereotypes based on gender & promote gender sensitisation as well as gender equality'', Modi tweeted.
Since 2008, the government has celebrated the National Girl Child Day Jan 24 every year across India to raise awareness and consciousness of the society with regard to the girl child.