Speaking to media in Chennai, he said "Yesterday's unveiling of Jayalalithaa's statue is a matter of happiness, not just for the party cadre but for Tamils all over the world".
"When a woman is empowered, the entire family is empowered".
He said that under NDA-government, devolution of funds from the Centre to Tamil Nadu was significantly higher at ₹1,80,000 crore under 14th Finance Commission. When we give them education, it empowers the entire family.
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Court documents also indicate McArthur was convicted of assault with a weapon for attacking a man with a metal pipe in 2001. The remains were found at a property that alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business.
Earlier on Saturday, Modi visited Daman to launch several development projects.
He said his government made changes to the Factory's Act and suggested that states allow women to work the night shift and increase their maternity leave.
Highlighting the need to empower women in the country, he said, "When a woman is empowered, the entire household is empowered".
Among the 31 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts, meant for the poorest of the poor, 16 crore were of women. "Union government has so far given 3.5 crore free gas connections under this scheme". The state government is offering a subsidy of rupees 25,000 for women to buy two-wheelers.
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The "new kid on the block" is the sixth franchise in PSL belonging to the city of Sufis, known as Multan Sultans . The league will span across Dubai and Sharjah before shifting to Pakistan for the final leg.
Meanwhile, Palaniswamy in his address urged Modi to take steps to set up the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee, as directed by the Supreme Court. The party also launched Namadhu Amma, AIADMK's mouthpiece.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister E Palanisamy, Panneerselvam and others at Chennai airport. I am told that on Amma's 70th birth anniversary, 70 lakh plants will be planted across Tamil Nadu.
The Prime Minister said he was happy to note that homes built under the Prime Minister's housing scheme were registered in the names of women.
The scheme, aimed at women empowerment, will provide scooters to working women at a subsidized rate of upto 50 percent. The scooter scheme was part of the AIADMK's electoral promise in the 2016 Assembly polls.
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The share purchase makes Li Shufu now the single largest shareholder of Daimler AG and points to a long-term commitment. Geely on Saturday announced that it did not have any plans for now to increase its stake any further.
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