Lucknow: It was a special occasion for women achievers in the city as the world celebrated International Women’s Day. Women in high places who stood tall in the eye of adversity shared their stories and were felicitated on International Women’s day.
Organized at Lucknow University was a special cake cutting ceremony for women faculty in Malviya hall followed by cultural programmes. Meanwhile the Small Industries Manufacturers’ Association and Bhaurao Devras Research Centre, Lucknow University jointly felicitated 30 women for working in various fields.
In a special talk session under the women’s cell of Avadh Girls’ Degree College ‘Mission Shakti’ was the underlining factor.
Among speakers, Prof Rakesh Chandra from LU’s philosophy department discussed gender discrimination. Others were police officers Chiranjiv Sinha, Rashmi Srivastava and Raghvendra Kumar Mishra . Principal of Awadh Girls Degree College Upma Chaturvedi, dean SS Katiyar and others were present at the event.