Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi on August 10, 2014. (PIB Photo)

‘Selfie with Daughter’ Goes Viral on Twitter, Thanks to Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit upon an idea that evoked instant reaction on Twitter to take a selfie with duaghter and putting it on Twitter.

In his usual rhetoric, the PM urged people to join the ‘Selfie With Daughter’ initiative on Twitter to combat against plummeting sex ratios in northern states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

As part of his “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign, he made all fathers of girl child proudly state their commitment to the campaign and rightfully, it triggered a sensitive nerve of the fathers who responded instantly.

“In Haryana, a village Sarpanch initiated a #SelfieWithDaughter initiative. I urge all of you, share a #SelfieWithDaughter. Also share a tagline that will encourage ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’,” said Modi in his 9th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme. The “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana” has been focusing on girl child protection since January across the country.

While Bibipur village panchayat in Haryana went ahead and announced announced a competition for the “best selfie with daughters”, several participants soon mushroomed the Twitter.

The twitter handle #SelfieWithDaughter is going viral and here are some selfies posted on it:


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