|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Sept 22: Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) J&K Prant organized a Mahila Sammelan here today at Shiv Mandir Trikuta Nagar. The programme started with traditional lightening of lamp by the dignitaries and recitation of Vandematram. Amita Sharma, State President BVP gave the welcome address. Dr Santosh Gupta, Regional Secretary Mahila & Balvikas spoke on the activities of BVP. Purnima Sharma, Deputy Mayor Jammu Municipality was the chief guest while Anjali Sharma, retired Director Radio Kashmir Jammu was the guest of honour on the occasion. The chief guest and the guest of honour, both appreciated the BVP for organizing such valuable activities. About 80 ladies members of different branches of BVP participated in the programme. The ladies gave various programmes on the role of women in making a valuable and affectionate society. Special emphasis was given on the use of Khadi bag and ban on plastic bags from the society to make our city clean and green. Madhu Gupta, State Convenor Mahila & Bal Vikas, Vanita Kohli, State Vice President and Seema Sharma, State Convenor Bal and Yuva Sanskar jointly conducted the programme. Special talks held on "Save Water and Electricity" & "Beti Bacho, Beti Padhao". Dr Meenakshi Kotwal gave a lecture on health awareness and Manisha Sharma, spoke on psychological issues related to the women and lecture on Yoga was given by Prem Lata.