Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the award ceremony held in Mumbai.
The Vice President said that calling India our mother shows the the importance we give to women in our country.
He also asserted that women should get reservation in the Parliament as they are the 50% of the population.
He congratulated Maharashtra government for granting 50% reservation to women in local bodies.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis highlighted the importance of one nation and one election’, an issue talked by PM Modi.
He said different parts of maharastra go into code of conduct for around 200 days, which not only disturbs the administration but also hinders the process of development.