Jamshedpur: State Food Minister cum MLA of Jamshedpur West Saryu Rai stressed on empowerment of women and measures to stop female foeticide on the occasion of International Women’s Day here on Wednesday.
He was speaking as the chief guest during a programme organized to mark Women’s Day under the aegis of Srijan Vikas Sahkari Samti at the forest department community hall in Mango.
Many women were invited at the event. Several games and contests were organized to pay tributes to women. The winners were felicitated by Rai and other guests who included the outfit president Hemlata Patro, vice president Rita Singh and Mamata Singh.
Among others present during the programme included Sandhya Nandi, Rani Pathak, Pramila Singh, Renu Sinha, Seema Kaur, Mansi, Suchitra Sao, Chhaya Sinha and Purvi Hazari.