Akshay Kumar applauds PM Narendra Modi for mentioning Menstruation in his Independence Day Speech

Akshay Kumar, on his Twitter handle, appreciated PM Narendra Modi for talking about Menstruation in his Independence Day speech.

On 15th August, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about many topics in his Independence Day speech, one of which was the topic of menstruation. Later, the Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar appreciated the PM on Twitter for making it a mainstream topic.

Akshay, who himself made everyone aware about menstruation and the need for hygienic sanitary pads for women by playing Arunachalam Muruganantham’s role in the movie ‘Padman’, also praised the government for distributing sanitary pads to about five crore women. He also said that the sanitary pads cost the women merely one Rupee.


Akshay tweeted,”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.”