Modi salutes 'Nari Shakti' on International Women's Day

New Delhi, March 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday marked International Women's Day by "saluting" the "spirit of Nari Shakti".

"Saluting the indomitable spirit, determination and dedication of Nari Shakti on International Women's Day," Modi said in a statement. 

He mentioned that through its various initiatives, the central government seeks to facilitate economic empowerment, self-reliance and social equality of the women. 

"Looking forward to addressing a conclave of women Sarpanchs (village head) and honouring trailblazers who have worked towards a Swachh Bharat," he added.