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PM Modi signs off social media, offers to seven women achievers

PM Modi signs off social media, offers to seven women achievers

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Mar 2020, 05:52 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he is signing off from his social media accounts and offering the same to seven women achievers who are sharing their success stories to mark the International Women's Day.

In a tweet, PM Modi said: "Greetings on International Women’s Day! We salute the spirit and accomplishments of our Nari Shakti.
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."

"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. #SheInspiresUs," he posted.

On Tuesday, PM Modi said he will give away his social media accounts to women on the occasion of Women's Day on Sunday.

Modi on Tuesday tweeted, "This Women's Day, I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us. This will help them ignite motivation in millions. Are you such a woman or do you know such inspiring women? Share such stories using #SheInspiresUs."

The announcement came a day after Modi said he was thinking of giving up his social media accounts, leading speculations over his quit from accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Soon after Modi signed off from his accounts, one woman achiever identified as Sneha Mohandoss shared her inspirational story' through the PM's account.

Another Malvi Kalyer also shared her story through the PM's account.

International Women's Day is celebrated across the world to convey respect, love and appreciation towards every woman.

Started as a socialist political event for the first time in 1909, the day blended in the culture of many countries, primarily in Europe, including Russia. In some regions, the day lost its political flavour and became simply an occasion for men to express their love for women in a way.