Rann Samar Foundation organised a seminar on How to Empower Women and also awarded scholarships to a few girls including Akansha Mishra, Shama Yadav and Babita Yadav from Dadaura, Barabanki. Prof Rita Bahuguna Joshi, minister of women , family, maternity and child welfare and tourism was the chief guest for the event . Actor Bhagyashree of Maine Pyar Kiya fame was the guest of honour.
Speaking on the occasion, the actor said, “In many villages till today girls are deprived of education and normal upbringing. Parents need to understand that both girls and boys are equal. We need to educate girls and boys both. Women will only understand their rights when they will be educated. To get women educated we also need to take a step forward with the government.”
Earlier, the event started with the lighting of the lamp by Bulbul Gholdiyal, ASG, Nishi Pandey, proctor Lucknow University, Kulsum Talha, Meenakshi Singh, commissioner Income Tax and Anila Singh.
The seminar was conducted by Aparajita Mehra. A classical performance was presented by the students of Rajkiya Balika Grah Motinagar on Ganesh Vandana while, Prerna Rana from Bhatkhande gave a solo performance.
Bhagyashree, who happens to be associated with many such causes in Maharashtra, said, “I would like to extend all my support to RSF and its cause of girl education.
Abha Singh, president of the foundation said, “In our country daughters suffer and sacrifice more in comparison to their brothers. So our organisation wants to bring them on the same platform and well educate them for a bright future.”
Talking about her career at present the actor, said, “I’m glad the way our film industry is growing everyday and I am extremely happy to be associated to some meaningful cinema. Soon my fans will see me in the Telugu remake of Hindi hit, ‘2 States’.