City gets another day to celebrate girl child

City gets another day to celebrate girl child

Come Sunday, Bengalureans will celebrate the Annual Daughter's Day with the theme of #Shakti4Beti, in memory of the late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla.

It is hosted by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) (The Bengaluru chapter) in collaboration with the Young Communicators Club (YCC).

The event will witness felicitation of women achievers like— Akkai Padmashali, a social activist; Wanita Ashok, a fitness expert; Supriya Lohit, a playback singer; Archana, a lady police constable; Shilpa Shree, a senior corporate professional and Lakshmi Pillai, marketing head at a private firm.

There will also be a scholarship award for the students of the Cauvery Kanya Gurukulam, Mandya District.

"Our theme for this year is #Shakti4Beti wherein we are trying to highlight the importance of empowering our daughters, who play a critical role in taking care of our family and society," said Latha T S, Chairperson of PRCI, Bengaluru.

"Empowering the girl child will bring a positive change in the society," said M B Jayaram, the chief mentor of PRCI.

Swabhimaan, a national campaign by PRCI and YCC for promoting self-esteem will also be launched during the event.