27 C
Guwahati
Saturday, April 4, 2020
  • Home
  • Videos
  • T8 Radio
More
    Home News Manipur Manipur’s 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Angry After Modi Govt Tweets #SheInspiresUs. Read To...

    Manipur’s 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Angry After Modi Govt Tweets #SheInspiresUs. Read To Know Why

    #SheInspiresUs is a campaign launched by Modi to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th, 2020

    An eight-year-old climate change activist from Northeast India’s Manipur is angry at the Narendra Modi government.

    Licypriya Kangujam, the young climate change activist who won the World Children Peace Prize Laureate in 2019, was amongst the women chosen by Prime Minister Modi to take over his social media accounts on International Women’s Day. Kangujam, however, turned down the offer.

    The activist is angry that the government acknowledged her as a person who is inspiring. “Dear Narendra Modi ji, Please don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen my voice,” Licypriya’s Twitter account said in response to MyGovIndia’s tweet acknowledging her as one of the many girls and women in India who ‘Inspire Us’.

    “Thank you for selecting me amongst the inspiring women of the country under your initiative #SheInspiresUs. After thinking many times, I decided to turn down this honour. Jai Hind!” her Twitter handle added.

    The Twitter bio on her account says that it is managed by her guardian.

    #SheInspiresUs is a campaign launched by Modi to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2020. He has offered to give away his social media accounts to women “whose life & work inspire us. This will help them ignite motivation in millions.”

    Post the announcement, MyGovIndia – a government Twitter handle – has been sharing stories of girls and women across the country – who have made their mark in their respective fields and inspired others to follow.

    As the MyGovIndia tweet mentioned, Licypriya is a child environmental activist from Manipur. In 2019, she was awarded a Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Children Award, a World Children Peace Prize, and an India Peace Prize.

    In 2019, she was chosen as a featured environmental activist along with Greta Thunberg and Jamie Margolin in United Nations Development Programme, young people and climate fighting for a stolen future.

    In June 2019, she protested in front of the Parliament House of India addressing Modi to enact the climate change law in India.

    She has attended UNESCO Partners’ Forum 2019, COP25 and 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

    Photo: Time8

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    OPINION

    ভাড়াঘৰ…ভাড়াতীয়া আৰু মালিকপক্ষ… মহানগৰীৰ ভাড়াঘৰত কিমান সুৰক্ষিত আপুনি ?

    গুৱাহাটী মহানগৰীত বৰ্তমান এক সমস্যাৰূপে থিয় দিছে ভাড়াঘৰে। হয়তো এনে সমস্যাৰ সৈতে আপুনিও সন্মুখীন হৈছে, কিন্তু প্ৰকাশ কৰিব পৰা নাই।...

    নিবন্ধঃ সংকটত অসমৰ মূল ইছলাম ধৰ্মী লোকসকল !

    মইনুল ইছলাম অসমৰ প্ৰকৃত ইছলাম ধৰ্মীলোক কোনসকল? সংখ্যাত তাকৰ হোৱাৰ বাবে ধৰ্মীয় বিশ্বাস সলনি কৰাৰ পাছত কেতিয়াও স্বধৰ্মীৰ চলাহি...

    Get Rs 50 Lakh If Play Good Athletics, Rs 20 Lakh If Die For Nation: Assam Government

    As soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asked the Indian Military to decide time, place of respond as per India’s new “neeti” and “reeti”,(resolve...

    Life Lessons Of Living Alone In Guwahati

    If you are a group of single women working in the banking or IT sector and looking for a secured, affordable and descent house in Guwahati

    অন্ধবিশ্বাস…বিকৃত মানসিকতা আৰু এটা শব্দ ‘ডাইনী’

    বহু ভিতৰুৱা গাঁৱৰ এগৰাকী মহিলা। স্বামীহাৰা মহিলাগৰাকীয়ে অকলশৰে থাকি ভাল পায়। কাৰণ তেওঁ জীৱনত সকলো হেৰুৱাই নিথৰুৱা হৈ পৰিছে। ভিতৰুৱা গাঁওখনৰ...

    কংগ্ৰেছমুক্ত অসম নে কংগ্ৰেছ যুক্ত বিজেপি?

    এজনৰ পিছত আন এজন কংগ্ৰেছী নেতাৰ আগমণ ঘটিছে ভাৰতীয় জনতা পাৰ্টীলৈ। একপ্ৰকাৰে কংগ্ৰেছত নাটনি হৈ পৰিছে নেতা কৰ্মীৰ। ডঃ হিমন্ত বিশ্ব...

    Of Travelling Solo In The Heaven Of Sikkim

    Travelling solo is an awarding way of travel and it is an experience that stays with you for a lifetime. Some people...

    TRENDING