New Delhi: Narendra Modi today asked people to celebrate the girl child this Diwali while inaugurating a Dussehra celebration at Delhi's Dwarka. Lakshmi in our house.PM had adopted "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save the girl child, educate her) as one of the key programmes of his government.
PM Modi said in his address today, "Our festivals are educational, we can change ourselves if necessary because we have people fighting evil in our society."
Greeting the nation on the occasion of Vijayadashami, PM Modi had tweeted:" May the blessings of Prabhu Shri Ram always remain upon us.
May the power of truth, goodness and compassion always prevail.
May evil be eliminated.
Jai Shri Ram!"