By Hindustan Times
On Christmas Day, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, reacting to the national outcry over crimes against women, urged girls to learn the martial arts to defend themselves. Now, the CM has support from Bollywood’s martial arts champion, Akshay Kumar, who has made plans to train his newborn daughter, Nitara, in the martial arts when she grows up.
“When Nitara is old enough, it will be my responsibility to personally train her in the martial arts. I believe self-defence is essential for every woman,” says Akshay, adding that this is the need of the hour.
“All the fathers in this country should do the same for their daughters. Women are mentally and emotionally stronger than men, so why not make them physically stronger and self-reliant as well?” says Aks