Marking International Women's Day and women's contribution to India's Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday went on a shopping spree and tweeted about his purchase of textiles and paintings from states like Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal.
"Women are playing a leading role in India's quest to become Aatmanirbhar. On International Women's Day, let us commit to encouraging entrepreneurship among women. Today, I bought a few products that celebrate women enterprise, creativity and India's culture," PM Modi said.
From Tamil Nadu, the Prime Minister purchased a hand-embroidered shawl by the Toda tribe of the state. "The exquisite hand-embroidered Shawl made by artisans of the Toda Tribe of Tamil Nadu looked wonderful. I purchased one such shawl. This product is marketed by Tribes India. #NariShakti," PM Modi said, sharing the online shop's website link.