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`Educate girls is mantra for development: Shashi Tharoor

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`'Educate girls’ is mantra for development, says Tharoor

If you educate a girl, you educate an entire community, union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor said while stressing that one of every three women in the country was illiterate even today.

“If I had to pick the one thing we must do above all else, I now offer a two-word mantra: ‘educate girls’,” Tharoor said while delivering the 18th Justice Sunanda Bhandare Memorial Lecture at the India International Centre here.IANS

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