Goa : Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday stressed on the need for women to assume leadership positions for the welfare of society.“When a woman takes over the leadership, it nurtures the next generation. Society requires women leadership,” Sawant said. He also said that women need to take leadership roles in various fields like business, literature, etc.
Speaking at the birth anniversary of the first woman chief minister of Goa, Shashikala Kakodkar, Sawant said that he wondered why Kakodkar’s name does not figure in any infrastructure facility in the state and assured to name a project after her in the next one year.The organisers of her birth anniversary celebration demanded that a state-level function be organised in her memory. “I will discuss the demand with the protocol department and ensure that the state celebrates her birth anniversary. The youth have a lot of learn from Kakodkar,” he said.
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