India Needs To Be Free Of The ‘Disgusting’ Mentality Of Rape: PM Modi Says In I-Day SpeechPM Narendra Modi. (pic via Twitter)

Stressing on the importance of women safety, Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi said that the society has to be freed of the ‘disgusting’ mentality of rape, ANI has reported.

The PM also hailed the hanging of a rapist after a death sentence was handed to him by a fast-track court in Madhya Pradesh.

"We have to free our society and country from this disgusting mentality of rape. Recently in Madhya Pradesh a rapist was hanged by fast track court. We should spread this news and make people aware. Rule of law is supreme, no one can take law in their hands," he said.

Several other women-centric issues were also addressed by the PM in the speech. Amongst the major reforms the PM announced was allowing women to opt for permanent commission in the Indian armed forces. The PM also vowed to end the practice of Triple Talaq which he called a grave injustice to the women belonging to the Muslim community.

"The practice of Triple Talaq has caused great injustice to Muslim women. We are striving to end this practice but there are some people who are not wanting it to end. I promise the Muslim women that I will work to ensure justice is done to them," the PM said.

The PM also expressed pride in the fact the current cabinet has the highest number of women ministers since 1947 and that there are three women judges in the Supreme Court bench.

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