International Women’s Day: PM Modi extends greetings and salutes women power

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Published: March 8,2021 08:26 AM
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March 8, 2021: International Women’s Day is observed to celebrate the spirit of women.

March 8, 2021: International Women’s Day is observed to celebrate the spirit of women.



International Women’s Day has been celebrated for years now, and while many people think of it as a feminist cause, its roots lie in the labour movement.



The first-ever Women’s Day was organised in 1911 by the early 20th century Marxist from Germany Clara Zetkin, who was born in Germany’s Wiederau.



Two years later, in 1913, the date was changed to March 8, and it continues to be celebrated as such every year.



The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. It indicates that a "challenged world is an alert world, and from challenge comes change".



Taking to Twitter, PM Narendra Modi extended his greetings and salutes women power.