Watch: Shashi Tharoor urges nation to save girl child

On the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day, it seems that Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is trying to walk on the footprints of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The senior Congress leader has shared a YouTube link on microblogging website Twitter in which he has uploaded a video giving a clarion call in support of saving a girl child.   

Updated: Aug 16, 2015, 01:03 AM IST
Watch: Shashi Tharoor urges nation to save girl child

New Delhi: On the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor shared a YouTube link on microblogging website Twitter in which he has uploaded a video giving a clarion call in support of saving a girl child.   

Notably, PM Narendra Modi had also earlier launched a scheme - ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ - seeking to address gender imbalance and discrimination against the girl child.

This was the fourth major scheme of his government after Jan Dhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and ‘Make in India’ campaign.

Here is the video: