President Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings on International Women’s Day

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended their greetings on International Women’ Day. 

“On International Women’s Day, greetings to women in India and across the world. Women are the sheet-anchor of society, an inspiration for their families and for our nation. Let us strive to ensure equality of opportunity for every women and every girl child,” President Kovind tweeted.

Prime Minister Modi saluted the spirit of ‘Nari Shakti’ (female power). 

“On International Women’s Day, we salute our indomitable ‘Nari Shakti’. We are proud to have taken numerous decisions that have furthered women empowerment. Every Indian is proud of the stupendous accomplishments of women in various spheres. #NewIndia4NariShakti,” Modi tweeted.

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8.