Thousands of selfies flooded on Twitter over PM's call for promoting the girl child
GN Bureau | June 29, 2015
People from across the country flooded social media with the selfie taken with their daughters. Praising the Haryana sarpanch Sunil Jaglan, whose idea of #SelfieWithDaughter went viral on the web, prime minister Narendra Modi, during his Mann ki Baat address, appealed to all fathers to click selfies with their daughters and share it on Twitter with #SelfieWithDaighter. The selfies with taglines that strengthen the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign would be retweeted by the PM.
This is being viewed as an attempt to recognise and celebrate the girl child as part of his Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign.
Here is how the country celebrated #SelfieWithDaughter
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