Addressing a gathering at News 18 Network’s “Rising India-She Shakti”, President Droupadi Murmu said since times immemorial the power of women – Narishakti — has been recognised in this country. The President said, women have been worshipped in varied forms as Goddesses Lakshmi and Saraswati. Moreover, they have made tremendous contribution in Indian history, including its freedom struggle against the British
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The President said that she was confident that India will create its place in the group of developed nations with the contributions of Narishakti. “I am confident that in Amrit Kaal India will be able to create its place in the group of developed nations with the contributions of Narishakti. It is impossible to imagine a healthy, empowered and developed society without women’s power,” she said.
She went on to add: “I feel very happy to participate in this initiative which aims at honouring women’s contributions and achievements.”
The conclave is dedicated to recognising the remarkable contributions of women trailblazers from several sectors. It will honour the achievements of women who broke the glass ceiling and share their stories to inspire the new generation.