The Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launched nationwide ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ (save girl child, educate her) campaign from Panipat in Haryana and said that a determined effort was needed to counter the adverse sex ratio in the country India.
Mr. Narendra Modi begged the people with open hands to save the lives of the girl child and also administered them a pledge to fight female foeticide, celebrate the birth of a girl and educate them (હું તમારી સામે ભિક્ષુક બનીને ઊભો છું. હું અહીં નવજાત દીકરીઓનું જન્મની ભિક્ષા માગવા આવ્યો છું.).
Beta Beti Ek Samaan…this should be our Mantra, the PM added.
PM Narendra Modi Speech at Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign 2015 :
PM Narendra Modi concurrently launched ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana’ in which parents need to drop Rs 1000 at her baby girl’s birth time and after that they can add any amount of 100+ in her account and that daughter will get Rs 1.5 Lac when she turns to 18. Indian Government will open bank accounts for new born baby girls.
“People want educated daughters-in-law but think several times before educating their daughters. How can this go on,” the PM asked.
He said that Haryana took pride in its daughter, astronaut Kalpana Chawla. “So many Kalpana Chawlas are killed in the womb and no one bothers,” he said, adding that most achievers in recent years were girls and women.
“If we don’t realize the crisis brought by female foeticide, our coming generations will face a major problem,” the PM said, while urging the countrymen to take a pledge to oppose female foeticide and other social evils practiced against girl child.
Haryana Chief Minister Manhor Lal Khattar and Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit for being part of the massive programme that aims to improve the child sex ratio (CSR). Bollywood Dhak-Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit is assigned as a brand ambassador of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign.
Let us get united to support our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationwide ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’(Save Girl Child Educate Her) campaign to maintain male – female ratio in India.
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