Women empowerment vital for India’s development, says PM Modi

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Hyderabad (Telangana), Nov 28 (ANI): Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 held in Hyderabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for women empowerment and termed it as vital in the development of the country. "In Indian mythology, women are an incarnation of Shakti- the Goddess of power and we believe women empowerment is vital to our development," he said. Theme, 'women first, prosperity for all' has made the edition of GSE stand out, PM Modi added. PM Modi remembered Rani Laxmi Bai and Ahilya Devi for their bravery and also gave examples of Kalpana Chawla, Sunita Williams, PV Sindhu, Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal as examples of empowered women.

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