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CGC Jhanjeri Celebrated International Women’s Day 2023

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 07, 2023 09:47 PM

MOHALI: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri Celebrated International Women’s Day 2023 at its campus. As many as more than 1000 students participated in the event along with the faculty members of the college. The guests of honour of the event were Avneet Kaur PCS (ADS) D, Mohali, Khandla Nijhowne Master Chef Finalist, Priyanka Sud Advocate Punjab & Haryana High Court, Deepika Bahri WICCI Chairperson, Manpreet Athlete Shot Put & Gold Medallist Asian Grand Prix & Olympics Player & RJ Riya Artist to showcase and highlight women’s achievements, initiatives undertaken for eliminating gender based discrimination and positive shift towards greater empowerment of women in all domains.

The program started with the welcome speech on importance of women’s day which commemorates the inspiring role of women around the world to secure women’s rights and build more equitable societies. Avneet Kaur PCS (ADS) D, Mohali said at the moment that if we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family and a whole nation. She stressed that Education is very important for every child whether boy or girl.

Manpreet Athlete Shot Put & Gold Medallist Asian Grand Prix & Olympics Player said at the moment that woman is the power to create, nurture and transform .The word ‘woman’ conjures up the images of selfless love, care and affection. At the same time, women ignite the spirit of power and hope. Unfortunately, across the world, women had to fight for their independence and protection of rights. Since decades, women had struggled and are still fighting to express their right to speech, to vote, to equality, to education, to income and most importantly, to freedom.

According to Priyanka Sud Advocate Punjab & Haryana High Court being a strong woman means asking for what you deserve, though she will be called selfish and impatient. She stressed on loving yourself when the rest of society says you are too big or too skinny or too dark or too tall or too short or too much or too little etc. Message to dream big and work for it was given to the students. Khandla Nijhowne motivate the students to keep trying new things till you find your true passion and purpose in life. Deepika Bahri said that the two most powerful things in life are “Women” as they are blessed to give birth and “Mother Earth” as it sustains life. RJ Riya was gracious enough to host the event. She is MBA by Profession but she is following her passion which is RJing.

Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President CGC said at the moment that we look towards the future with a renewed sense of dedication, vigor, and commitment to strive to empower women and girls so that they can exercise their rights fully, use their voices freely, determine their life outcomes, and live their lives free from intimidation, harassment, and violence.

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