Constitution brought Indian women to mainstream, says ZP President

Constitution brought Indian women to mainstream, says ZP President

Indians are enjoying certain privileges and can scale higher positions because of the Indian Constitution. B R Ambedkar made it possible for the welfare of the citizens and the nation, said Zilla Panchayat President B Pushpa Amarnath, here, on Friday.

After releasing the calender of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTS) SC/ST Officers’ and Employees’ Association, Mysuru division, she said, “The Constitution has facilitated the deprived classes to lead a dignified life and has brought women to the mainstream.Today, I am serving as ZP president only because of the Constitution. Likewise, many women could attain higher positions in various fields because of the Constitution. The architects of the Constitution drafted it for the benefit of every individual, irrespective of caste, creed and religion.”

Mentioning about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Jnanaprakash Swami of Urilinga Peddi mutt said, “Modi and Siddaramaiah could scale such heights because of the Constitution.”

Pointing at discrimination in society, he said, compared to urban areas, discrimination is rampant in rural India. “It is our responsibility to focus on realising the aspirations enshrined in the Constitution. People should think scientifically rather than becoming superstitious.”

He said, social justice and equality for all is one of the objective of the Constitution and there is a need for revolution to effect changes in society.

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