Kolkata, June 23 : As the world is observing International Widows’ Day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her government is committed to the welfare of all our citizens.
Banerjee said her government is committed to providing financial assistance to widows who lack support.
Banerjee tweeted: “Today is International Widows’ Day. Our government provides financial assistance to widows who are residents of the State and lack support and care. We are committed to the welfare of all our citizens.”
International Widows Day is a United Nations ratified day of action to address the “poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries”.