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Prime Minister salutes #DeshKiBeti on National Girl Child Day, Ministers share heartwarming photographs with their daughters

Union Minister Smriti Irani shared a selfie with her daughters and said that they were her pride.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, has saluted the ‘Desh ki Beti’ and their accomplishments. He also highlighted that his government has undertaken various steps to empower the girl child, including access to education, better healthcare and improving gender sensitivity.

Other Union Ministers, too, celebrated the National Girl Child and shared their photographs with their daughters. Union Minister Smriti Irani shared a selfie with her daughters and said that they were her pride.

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey said that it was his fortune that he happened to be the father of a daughter.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti, said, “Coming from a land of brave warrior women, I can only reiterate that a girl child can change the fate of a home, a family and a nation by just being who she is.”

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, too, shared a photograph with his daughters to mark the occasion.

Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry, said, “I am proud of the daughters of our country, she completes a family, and is also proving herself in every sphere of life.”

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that today was a “day when each one of us must remind ourselves of our duties to protect & empower every girl child, nurture their dreams, celebrate their achievements.” “Girls are shining lights in our lives; angels who radiate goodness, affection & bondings,” he added.

Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Deb, shared a photograph with his daughter and said, “My Daughter, My Pride! Your grin makes me happy. Your examples of overcoming adversity make me proud. I cherish you.”

Dr. S . Jaishankar, Union Minister of External Affairs, shared heartwarming photographs of himself with his daughter. One was when she was a child and the other was when she had grown up.

Various other Ministers and elected representatives of the Parliament celebrated the girl child on the occasion of the National Girl Child Day. The occasion is celebrated every year on the 24th of January to spread awareness among people about the inequalities faced by the girl child in Indian society.

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