Kolkata,By Priyanka Guha: Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Mahila Sangathan organized a Walkathon with men and women to support Women Empowerment and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in the state. The walkathon started from Maheshwari Bhawan to Nimbutalla and back to Maheshwari Bhawan. The rally was aimed at creating awareness and empowering women under the guidance of Smt. Nirmala Devi Mall, Social Activist and President of Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Mahila Sangathan.
Smt. Smita Bakshi, Vijay Ohja, Sunita Jhawar & Meena Purohit were present to flag off the walkathon & support the cause. Social Activist and President of Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Mahila Sangathan Smt. Nirmala Devi Mall was present to brief the media.
To support the cause the day started with a walkathon from Maheshwari Bhawan with the active participation of hundreds of men and women followed by a small interactive session to share the importance of Empowerment and Education, highlighting the role of women in today’s society.
On the auspicious occasion of Hindu New Year, Ganeaur & Mahila Diwas, Shobhayatra showcased utsavs related to Holi, Gangaur, Navsamvat and women dressed up in traditional costumes, showcasing women empowerment.