Actress Deepika Padukone took to Twitter to extend her support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat message on women empowerment. Deepika retweeted the PM’s address and shared a quote by Mahatma Gandhi.
she wrote “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”-Mahatma Gandhi These words couldn’t be truer for these incredible women and for every single woman around the world! #NariShakti #MannKiBaat @PMOIndia,”.
Actor Kareena Kapoor also shared a post and wrote “From flying non-stop commercial flights to taking part in Republic Day parades, women’s participation is increasing manifold. Desh ki Beti today is fearless, courageous and an equal participant in nation-building activities,” . She added, “#WomenSupportingWomen #MannKiBaat #PMOINDIA”
PM Modi addressed the 73rd episode of the Mann ki Baat programme and the first episode of the year 2021 on Sunday. Hailing various departments and discussing many important events in the country, the Prime Minister also underlined the increasing participation of the country’s women in different fields.
The Prime Minister accentuated the historic move where Air India’s longest direct route flight with the all-women pilot team on January 11 landed at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru from San Francisco, flying over the North Pole and covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometers. Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore became the first woman to be part of the flypast over Rajpath as she flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter in a formation of four choppers.
Two IAF women officers became the first women pilots to participate in the Republic Day parade. India’s one of the first three women fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, became the first woman fighter pilot to be part of the Indian Air Force contingent at the Republic Day parade.