Let’s protect Sitas of our home: PM Modi on saving girl child

"Today is the World Girl Child Day. On this day, I want people to stop discriminating against the girl child and protect Sita of our home," PM Modi said.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: October 11, 2016 10:14 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated giving equal rights to women from all faiths and appealed to people to stop discriminating between a girl and a boy and protect “Sitas of our homes”. “The discrimination between daughters and sons signifies the Ravan mentality. Be it educated, uneducated, poor, rich, urban, rural, Hindu, Musilm, Sikh, Christian…They can be from different economic or social backgrounds, but daughters should get equal rights,” he said at a Dussehra event here.

“Today is the World Girl Child Day. On this day, I want people to stop discriminating against the girl child and protect Sita of our home,” the Prime Minister said.

Appealing people to save the girl child, he said, “We burn effigies of Ravan, who took away Goddess Sita, every year and the tradition will continue. We should also protect the Sita of our home by stop discriminating between a girl and a boy. How many Sitas we kill in the womb?…We should celebrate more when a girl child is born.”

Acknowledging the feat achieved by sportswomen at Olympics, Modi said, “At the Rio Olympics, our daughters made the country proud. Women of the 21st century should get justice.”

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    Nishant
    Oct 11, 2016 at 5:24 pm
    Yasoda Ben was a male child
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      arc
      Oct 11, 2016 at 8:06 pm
      What protection. Sita was buried alive by nine other than her husband Ram Tullaji.
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        naidu kare
        Oct 11, 2016 at 10:17 pm
        Hope Madam Jashoda Ben gets all the love and care that she richly deserves.
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          Pramod
          Oct 12, 2016 at 3:41 am
          Love and Care Now...by Feku...!! She just wants, not to be hared by PM in the form of security, pport denial...
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            PRAVIN S
            Oct 11, 2016 at 5:55 pm
            todays sita he mean to say sunny leo ne and poon am pa ndey and radhi ka apte
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              P.R.Koduri
              Oct 11, 2016 at 5:53 pm
              Quoting Ramayana is tragic-comic given what Rama had put Sita through- the Forest and the Fire! If the politician has the sincerity they would make sure that all children including the girl-child would get guaranteed schooling with drinking water at the least. Fed up with this useless talk.
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                Xerxes Shah
                Oct 11, 2016 at 8:15 pm
                Sita? Today's girl child? Really? Today's girl child is possibly the anhesis of Sita, but Mr. Modi would possibly p laws to force everyone to revere them as Sitas. All this empty, populist, political rhetoric is always far removed from ground realities.
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