Every faith, culture and religion has space in Indian society: PM Modi in France

Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that a digital India will create a participative and transparent government."Our digital India will create a participative, transparent and a responsive government connected to our citizens," Modi
every faith culture and religion has space in...
IANS 10 Apr 2015, 17:38:58 PM IST

Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that a digital India will create a participative and transparent government.

"Our digital India will create a participative, transparent and a responsive government connected to our citizens," Modi said while addressing a gathering at the Unesco headquarters here.

Modi also reiterated that he stands for tolerance in society. "We will protect and defend the right of every citizen. Every faith, culture and religion has space in our society," the prime minister added.

Modi also said that he would fight for the equality of women and education of the girl child.

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"The programme to educate and support the girl child in India is one that is closest to my heart," Modi added.

Mentioning the United Nations, the prime minister said it was the organisation that keeps the world together.

"No organisation serves our cause more than United Nations ," he said.

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