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I&B Minister Anurag Thakur unveils short video series, 'Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan, to showcase inspiring stories, in collaboration with Netflix

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 27, Apr 2022
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur today launched 'Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan', a short video collection in collaboration with Netflix India. It is a series of inspiring short stories about seven Indian women who did something unthinkable, extraordinary, and out of the box for India.  

Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi, Mr. Thakur said the initiative is to celebrate the achievement of women and others who inspire people across the country.

The Minister felicitated the inspiring Indian women who got featured in  Netflix India's 'Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan' series. In the video an environmentalist and Padma Awardee, Basanti Devi has been featured. She is credited for raising awareness campaigns and saving the Kosi river from drying up in Uttarakhand. Another woman featured in the short videos is Anshu Jamsenpa. She is a mountaineer and the first woman in the world to scale the summit of Mount Everest twice in a season and the fastest double summitter to do so within five days.

Featured in the short videos, Harshini Kanhekar is the first woman firefighter in India to join the list of women being recognized and honored under the 'Bharat Ki Lakshmi' campaign by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Dr. L. Murugan, I&B Secretary Apurva Chandra, and others were present on the occasion.

Sources : News on Air