Narendra Modi calls upon OBC youth to get education, shun social evils like dowry system and female feticide

Ahmedabad, Monday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the youth belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) to get rid of social evils like dowry system and female feticide. He also asked the community elders to educate both boys and girls without discrimination, necessary for the uplift of any society.

Mr. Modi was speaking at the first mass marriage ceremony of Akhil Gujarat Thakor Samaj at Visalpur near here. He blessed 168 newly married couples, including 44 orphan daughters. He handed bonds as a token to two girls.

He said that Government has doubled the ‘Kunwarba Mameru’ scheme from Rs.5,000 to Rs.10,000 per couple to discourage dowry system.

Prominent among those present at the ceremony included Gujarat Thakor Vikas Board Chairman Punjaji Thakor, State Planning Board Bhupendrasinh Chudasma, MP Natuji Thakor, former Ahmedabad Mayor Kanaji Thakor, MLAs Babubhai Jamnadas Patel and Bhavsinhj.

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PM condoles passing away of Vietnamese leader H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong
July 19, 2024

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of General Secretary of Communist Party of Vietnam H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong.

The Prime Minister posted on X:

“Saddened by the news of the passing away of the Vietnamese leader, General Secretary H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong. We pay our respects to the departed leader. Extend our deepest condolences and stand in solidarity with the people and leadership of Vietnam in this hour of grief.”