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Akshay Kumar lauds PM Modi for sanitary pads mention during Independence Day speech

Mumbai: The overwhelmed Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mentioning about sanitary pads during Independence Day speech at Red Fort.

The ‘Pad-Man’ actor is known for breaking the taboos and paving way for the people to accept the reality.

“Our @PMOIndia talking about sanitary pads in his Independence Day speech today is true progress…made menstruation a mainstream topic. Also kudos to the government who has so far distributed sanitary pads to about 5 crore women at Re. 1,” Akshay Kumar tweeted.

PM Modi in his Independence Day speech highlighted his government’s efforts for the health of the poor women. He said that there are 6,000 Janaushadhi centres in India and it distributed sanitary pads to 5 crore women for just Re.1.

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