On Sunday, PM Modi addressed the 73rd episode of the Mann Ki Baat programme, and the first episode of this year. In the episode, PM Modi discussed many important topics of the country with the various departments, and also stressed on the importance of women’s participation in different fields.
PM Modi also mentioned the historic event wherein Air India’s longest route flight flew with an all-women pilot team and landed at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru with San Francisco, on 11th January. The flight flew over the North Pole and covered a distance of approximately 16,000 kilometres.
The Prime Minister accentuated the historic move where Air India’s longest direct route flight with the all-women pilot team on January 11 landed at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru from San Francisco, flying over the North Pole and covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometers.
Upon this, Deepika Padukone took to her Twitter to show her support for PM Modi’s mention. She retweeted a part from the PM’s speech on women empowerment, adding a quote by Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”-Mahatma Gandhi These words couldn’t be truer for these incredible women and for every single woman around the world! #NariShakti #MannKiBaat @PMOIndia,” She tweeted.
Actor Kareena Kapoor also showed her support by sharing a post with the caption,”From flying non-stop commercial flights to taking part in Republic Day parades, women’s participation is increasing manifold. Desh ki Beti today is fearless, courageous and an equal participant in nation-building activities,” read her post. She added, “#WomenSupportingWomen #MannKiBaat #PMOINDIA”