Jamshedpur, July 5: International Human Rights Association (IHRA) members pledged for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,’ by planting saplings on birthday and gifting saplings for environment protection during the felicitation function of Kalyani Sharan, member of Jharkhand State Women Commission on Tuesday.
The event held at IHRA’s Rajendra Nagar situated office. Speaking on the occasion, Kalyani Sharan said her priority is to focus on issues related to women security in the state. “I’m high on confidence from the time I have been provided the responsibility. Emphasizing on rights for women for which they need to be aware, Sharan said, “When daughters are educated the life taken a giant leap.”
Speaking on the occasion, Kamal Akhtar, national vice-president of IHRA, said, we will have to learn about our relationship with nature and for environment protection we should change our life style. He further informed that natural resources are not just for humans but all the living things have equal rights on their use. Environment protection should not be limited to the government and corporate houses, but every human should work for its betterment.
“While spending lakhs and crores of rupees on building our homes, we should make sure to have rain water facilities also,” Akhar added.
Heading the function, IHRA national general secretary, Usha Singh, said illiteracy is the biggest hurdle in development process. She also assured to provide help to girls who due to financial reasons drop school. Singh further said, “Where women are respected, god resides and this is in our Indian ethos.”
Earlier, Usha Singh and Kamal Akhtar jointly felicitated Kalyani Sharan by offering her a plant. State vice-president of IHRA Rajshree extended the vote of thanks.
Those present on the occasion included IHRA district president Ashutosh Kumar, women district president Chandana Chatterjee, Harjit Sahani, Amarjeet Kaur, Premshila, Ramavati, Uma, Fatma, Saroj, Meera and others.