World Social Justice Day: Odisha CM Pledges To Promote Rights, Fairness And Equality

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of “World Social Justice Day”, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik restated the “pledge to promote rights, fairness and equality for everyone”.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, the Odisha  CM vowed to “remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability to build a just and inclusive society.”

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World Day Of Social Justice is observed every year on February 20.

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) recognises that social development cannot be ensured in the absence of social justice. On November 26, 2007, the GA declared that February 20 will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice.

The theme of World Day Of Social Justice 2021 is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”.

 

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