During the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Programme on All India Radio last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged people to highlight the achievements of daughters by using #BharatKiLaxmi on social media. He had said daughters are regarded as Laxmi in Indian culture and asked people to organize programmes to felicitate daughters in villages, towns and cities this Diwali.
India’s badminton star PV Sindhu has supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharat Ki Laxmi movement. Ms Sindhu and Actress Deepika Padukone through a video appealed people to honour daughters who have made a mark with their achievements in various fields for the public good.
Sharing the video, Mr Modi said, India’s Nari Shakti epitomizes talent and tenacity, determination and dedication. He said Indian ethos has always taught people to strive for women empowerment.
The Prime Minister said, through the video, Ms Sindhu and Ms Padukone has excellently conveyed the message of celebrating Bharat Ki Laxmi.