New Delhi: A major change seems likely soon in the Constitution as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured the daughters of the country that the government will decide the right age for marriage as soon as the concerned committee gives its report.
PM’s remarks came at his address during an event to release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of India’s long-standing relation with the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
“Discussion is underway to decide the right age for marriage of our daughters. From across the country, daughters have written to me asking why the concerned committee has not given its decision yet. I assure you that as soon as the report comes, the government will act on it,” PM Modi said.
PM spoke about the steps taken by his government towards the maintenance of the health and hygiene of women.
“We are taking appropriate actions for our daughters” well-being. Through Jal Jeevan Mission, work is going on to provide water to every household. We are providing sanitary pad for Re 1 each,” he said.
It is to be noted that the central government on September 22 had said that a task force has been constituted to examine the correlation of the age of marriage and motherhood.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister greeted the people across the world who are constantly working to remove malnutrition.