Constitution withstood test of time: President Murmu ahead of Republic Day

The government did not overlook low-income groups, said Droupadi Murmu, President of India

Aditi Phadnis
Droupadi Murmu

Droupadi Murmu

In her first address as President of India, ahead of the nation’s 74th Republic Day, Droupadi Murmu felicitated the government for its timely interventions and policies in a variety of areas, including the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), and the Digital India campaign.
Murmu said such initiatives — “meant to transform all aspects of governance and unleash creative energies of the people” — have made the world look at India with new respect.
She mentioned the Group of Twenty (G20) Presidency in this regard as an opportunity, “to promote democracy and multilateralism”. The G20 represents about two-thirds of the world population, she noted.

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 9:49 PM IST

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