Union Minister Smriti Irani in an interview with NDTV said the “Indian story” is “burning Davos” as four ministers, including her, work to highlight the strengths of the Indian economy Degree and agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“It is interesting to see that the Indian story is burning Davos,” Ms. Irani told NDTV on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
Ms Irani, Minister of Women and Children Development and Ethnic Minority Affairs, said India has made a strong “economic case” for gender justice in Davos, in line with what her set does.
“Overall, we represent ethos where on the altar of reform and growth you don’t have to sacrifice inclusivity. India has made an economic case for gender justice. We I do not consider gender from the perspective of liberation and empowerment, as they say, Mrs. Irani.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it very clear that when you invest in women-led development, you invest in a stronger economy, you invest in a stronger cause. to promote your country’s health sector, your country’s education sector because it has a long history.” demonstrated that when a woman’s purchasing power and consumption power are related to size, she tends to spend more money on these two important segments,” said Irani.
India’s presence in Davos is huge this time with three other ministers of key sectors, besides Ms. Irani, presenting the country’s growth story. Railways Minister Vaishnaw, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and Electricity Minister RK Singh shoulder great responsibilities as countries around the world compete to find the best development path.
Ms. Irani said previous governments were indecisive in reform and the political environment was unstable before 2014, the year Narendra Modi became Prime Minister.
“Leadership is about addressing the challenges of the future…We compete but cooperate…I am not speaking just because Congress wants me to speak; Congress cannot ignore the fact that I have beaten my voice. defeated Rahul (Gandhi),” said Ms Irani, referring to the time when she defeated Mr. Gandhi, who was then leader of the National Assembly, from Amethi of Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 general election. what was known as the Gandhi family stronghold up to that time highlighted the extent of Congress’ defeat in the Lok Sabha election.
Ms. Irani also talked about Prime Minister Modi’s recent speech to BJP members, where he asked them to “reach out to minority communities”. Denying that the directive was intended for electoral gain, she said: “As Prime Minister and leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, it is his responsibility to continue to convey that we are not only serving those who voted for us, but we also serve those who did not vote for us.”
The Union Minister also spoke about the recent controversy over star Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone “Pathaan“. Prime Minister Modi realizes that this is a free market, where people, according to their perceptions, preferences, likes or dislikes will participate in a particular product, entertainment or way. other…it is natural for us to continue to establish the rule of law, although law and order is a matter of the state.”