No right to clap on Vivekananda s speech if disrespectful to women: Modi
New Delhi Sep 11 (IANS) Asserting that women were God s creation Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that no one who was disrespectful to women had the right to take pride in Swami Vivekananda s famous speech in Chicago in 1893.
"Will we not fight against evils in our society? I want to ask young people -- do we respect women? Do we look at them with dignity? Those who do I salute them 100 times " Modi said while speaking at a function here to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda s address to World Parliament of Religions in the United States.
"However if there are people who cannot see a human inside (woman) then do we have the right to clap for sisters and brothers of America (speech) " Modi asked.