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Proud of PM for respecting mother, hiring women as cabinet

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Biplab Kumar today said he is proud of Narendra Modi for respecting his mother, and appointing two women, Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, as cabinet ministers.

Addressing a seminar on Gender Sensitisation here, said the country where people respect their mother is the best country in the world.

"I am proud of because he has immense respect for his mother. I also feel proud of Modiji because he appointed two women, Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, in his cabinet," he said.

"Wherever there is worship of women there is a god. You should respect your mother. In a country where its citizens respect their mother is considered to be the best country in the world," said the

Criticising the erstwhile Left Front government, claimed that they tried to destroy tradition, culture, custom and traditions of the indigenous people.

"When society improves, crimes against women stops. The crime against women is now less in after the came to power. Society will be educated only if when a mother is educated," he said.

He said his government had a target of providing one thorough Ujjala Yojona to poor women and that target was fulfilled within 100 days after coming to power.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 20:00 IST