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Women's Day: Seven Women Achievers To Share Life Journey Through PM's Social Media Accounts

Extending Greetings On International Women's Day, He Said "As I'd Said A Few Days Ago, I'm Signing Off."

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 08 Mar 2020, 11:32:22 PM
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Women achivers on PM social media (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

On the occasion of women's day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over his his social media accounts to seven women achivers who will tell their life stories through the handle. 

Extending greetings on International Women's Day, he said "As I'd said a few days ago, I'm signing off."

"Through the day, seven women achievers will share their life journeys and perhaps interact with you through my social media accounts," he said.

In a series of tweets, Modi said India has outstanding women achievers in all parts of the nation.

"These women have done great work in a wide range of sectors. Their struggles and aspirations motivate millions. Let us keep celebrating the achievements of such women and learning from them," he said.

Sneha Mohadoss -a Chennai-based founder of non-profit "Foodbank India" was the first one to share her story. "You heard of food for thought. Now, it is time for action and a better future for our poor. Hello, I am Sneha Mohandoss Inspired by my mother, who instilled the habit of feeding the homeless, I started this initiative called Foodbank India," tweeted along with a video introducing herself.


Dr Malvika Iyer who is a disability activist next shared her story. "Acceptance is the greatest reward we can give to ourselves. We can’t control our lives but we surely can control our attitude towards life. At the end of the day, it is how we survive our challenges that matters most." said her tweet. In her story she narrated, how she survived a bomb blast at the age of 13 , lost her arms but went on to get a PhD degree.


A Kashmir based entrepreuner of traditioanla rt and craft Arifa narrated how she dreams of creating job oppurtunities for women in her place."I always dreamt of reviving the traditional crafts of Kashmir because this is a means to empower local women. I saw the condition of women artisans and so I began working to revise Namda craft," read a tweet by Arifa.


Modi had on Tuesday said he will be handing over his accounts on various social media platforms to women who inspire. "This Women's Day (March 8), I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us. This will help them ignite motivation in millions," he had tweeted.

The Prime Minister has accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

The Prime Minister is one of the most-followed world leaders on social media with 53.3 million followers on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook and 35.2 million on Instagram.

(With Inputs from PTI)

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First Published : 08 Mar 2020, 02:26:42 PM