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Raksha Bandhan 2016 Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Top politicos like Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Pranab Mukherjee, Atal Vihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh have given a strong message on women upliftment in the past. In their messages, they have emphasised on how women empowerment can make a great nation. As we celebrate Raksha Bandhan this year, let’s check out the quotes of our former and current Presidents and Prime Ministers on women:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 August 2016, 08:57:02 PM
Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

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“It is our responsibility to wake up the society and to realise our responsibility. It is due to family and societal pressure that girls are killed in the womb. In some places, girl child was drowned at times in milk. This used to happen after their birth and after they had seen the face of their mother. But we are worse, we kill girls in the womb. we must fight female foeticide and celebrate the birth of a girl child.”- Narendra Modi

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

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"The best thermometer to the progress of a nation is its treatment of its women. All nations have attained greatness by paying proper respect to women. That country and that nation which do not respect women have never become great, nor ever will be in future." – Pranab Mukherjee

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

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“No Nation, no society, no community can hold its head high and claim to be part of the civilized  world if it condones  the  practice of discriminating against one half of humanity represented by  women.” – Manmohan Singh

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

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“Empowerment of women leads to development of a good family, good society and, ultimately, a good nation.” – APJ Abdul Kalam

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

Raksha Bandhan 2016: Top politicos and their message of women empowerment

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“When I see young women and men, of the new generation handling high responsibilities with aplomb, my faith in India’s future gets strengthened. It is these people who are making India a better place than before. They are the architects of India’s strong and glorious tomorrow.” – Atal Vihari Vajpayee

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