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Raising marriage age for girls from 18 to 21 will enable them to build career, become self reliant, says PM Modi

12/01/2022 at 2:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12: The purpose for raising the age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21 years has been proposed to empower ‘desh ki beti’ so that they get enough time to complete education and build their careers and become Aatmanirbhar, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

“We believe that sons and daughters are equal. By increasing the marriage age of women from 18 to 21, the government wants to enable ‘desh ki beti to build a career for herself and become Aatmanirbhar,” the Prime Minister said inaugurating the Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry and Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Manimandapam in Puducherry through video conference.

Today’s youth have a can do spirit which is a source of inspiration for every generation. It is the strength of the youth that India has marched much ahead in digital payments. Today, the youth of India is writing code of global prosperity, he said.

PM Modi said that it is the government’s effort to give youth, the platform and infrastructure to develop the nation.

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