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Ensure women feel safe and secure at all times: President Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee asked countrymen on Wednesday to resolve and ensure that women and girls feel safe and secure at all times.

india Updated: Aug 17, 2016 23:37 IST
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President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said the country should ensure that women and girls feel safe and secure at all times.(PTI File Photo)

President Pranab Mukherjee asked countrymen on Wednesday to resolve and ensure that women and girls feel safe and secure at all times.

In his message to the country on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, Mukherjee said the festival of Rakhi stands for the eternal bond of love and trust that brothers and sisters share.

“May the Rakhi festival strengthen fraternal feelings and the spirit of oneness in our society as we strive collectively for the well-being of our people,” he said.

Mukherjee said may this unique festival inculcate the need to protect the women in our society and promote their welfare.

“Let us on this occasion resolve to ensure that the women and girls of our country feel safe and secure at all times,” he said.