After handing over his social media accounts on International Women’s Day last year to seven women who inspire, this year Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to take the online shopping route to purchase a few products showcasing “women enterprise, creativity and India’s culture”.
Asserting that women are playing a leading role in India’s quest to become “Aatmanirbhar”, Prime Minister Modi said “let us commit to encouraging entrepreneurship among women” on International Women’s Day. “Women are playing a leading role in India’s quest to become ‘aatmanirbhar’. On International Women’s Day, let us commit to encouraging entrepreneurship among women,” the PM tweeted while sharing that he had bought a few products to celebrate women enterprise. “The exquisite hand embroidered Shawl made by artisans of the Toda Tribe of Tamil Nadu looked wonderful. I purchased one such shawl. This product is marketed by Tribes India,” he tweeted.
The Prime Minister also bought a handcrafted Gond paper painting. In addition, the Prime Minister purchased a traditional shawl from Nagaland. Prime Minister Modi further said that he was “eagerly waiting” to receive the classic Palm craft from Kerala. “I am eagerly awaiting to receive Classic Palm Craft Nilavilakku made by women based in Kerala. It is commendable how our #NariShakti has preserved and popularised local crafts and products.