Government to reconsider minimum age of marriage for girls: PM Modi
New Delhi: Addressing Delhi’s Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi in his speech also saluted the daughters of the country. During this time, PM Modi has said that the government is reviewing the age of marriage of girls, a decision will be taken soon. PM Modi said that for the right age of marriage of girls, we have formed a committee, as soon as the report comes, appropriate decisions will be taken about the marriage age of daughters.
Referring to the Jan Dhan account, he said that out of the 40 crore Jan Dhan accounts opened in the country, about 22 crore accounts are of women only. He said that during the time of Corona in April-May-June, about three thousand crores of rupees have been directly transferred to the accounts of women in these three months. Today, women are working in underground coal mines in India, and are also touching sky highs with fighter jets.