Jamshedpur: A Beti padhao, beti bachao workshop was organized at the Narwa Pahar Community Building on Sunday at the initiative of Potka Pramukh (head) Sukurmani Tudu.
The chief guest of the occasion was Archana Ghande. She condemned female foeticide and appealed to people to educate the girl child in order to make them independent.
She said that girls should be educated so that they are able to earn a living and support their family when they get married. Addressing the speakers, Sukurmuni Tudu said that education was the real asset of girls. She said that educating a girl child was akin to educating the entire family.
Also present on the occasion was the Mukhiya of Hitku panchayat Shankhi Murmu. She spoke on the evils of dowry system. Many women participated in the programme.