India celebrated 72nd Independence Day across the nation on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurls the tricolour for the fifth time at Red fort.
He delivered 80 minutes long I-Day speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort.
While addressing the nation PM Modi talked about the women making mark in every field and making India proud.
PM Modi said that India proudly celebrates its Independence Day as INSV Tarini with six women naval officers of Indian Navy successfully circumnavigated the globe this year.
He further added that in a first Supreme Court comprises of three women judges. This is the first cabinet since independence where so many women are a part of it.
Speaking on equal opportunities PM said that women officers commissioned in short service will get opportunity for permanent commission like their male counterparts.
He also cited the injustice done to Muslim women through the practice of triple talaq. He promised to ensure justice to them and said that govt is striving hard to end this practice.
PM Modi cited the example of Madhya Pradesh where a rapist was hanged by fast track court and said that country will not tolerate heinous crimes against its women. People should be aware of the fact that rule of law is supreme and no one can take law in their hands.
Today from land to sea and sky women are diving deep and flying high to achieve success in every sphere of life.
In every domain from politics to Bollywood, education to corporate world, space research centres to high ranking officer women are making their presence felt in every domain.