WORLD Indian PM Modi salutes Women Power on Int'l Women's Day


Indian PM Modi salutes Women Power on Int'l Women's Day


16:00, March 08, 2020

NEW DELHI, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday saluted the spirit of "Women Power" on the occasion of International Women's Day.


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He also handed over his Twitter handle to women for the day to share their respective success stories.

"Greetings on International Women's Day! We salute the spirit and accomplishments of our Nari Shakti (Women Power). As I had said a few days ago, I am signing off. Through the day, seven women achievers will share their life journeys and perhaps interact with you through my social media accounts," the prime minister tweeted.

Modi had expressed plans to give up social media on March 8.

"This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. Will keep you all posted," he had tweeted on March 2. 

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