Twitter Hails PM Modi For Talking About Sanitary Napkins During I-Day Speech From Red Fort

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of the country’s 74th Independence Day. The PM spoke on a variety of topics in a speech that lasted for more than an hour.

PM Modi speaks on women empowerment

Some of the topics included the announcement of a committee that would look into the minimum age of marriage for women, role of women in armed forces, recruitment to NCC, and the government’s efforts to make sanitary napkins available at Rs.1.


Mr. Modi said that the government has started giving away sanitary napkins at Rs. 1 to empower women and also to keep their health in check. He further added: “In 6,000 Jan Aushadi Kendras, more than five crore sanitary napkins have been provided to women in a short period of time.” 

Considered as a topic of taboo in the society, PM Modi was lauded for speaking about sanitary napkins in his I-Day speech. With this, many feel that Modiji made a strong statement.

Twitter hails PM Modi

While the topics of optical cable network did not go down well with the netizens, Modiji’s statements about sanitary napkins won the hearts of many users. Many started applauding the Prime Minister on the platform. Here are a few tweets in this regard:


Source: Free Press Journal