NEW DELHI, May 26: Chairperson of Jammu & Kashmir Waqf Board, Dr Darakhshan Andrabi presented Nari Shakti Icon awards- 2023 to the women from different States and Union Territories at a glittering function here.
Twenty women from different walks of life were awarded for their contribution in different walks of life. A grand cultural presentation from artists from different parts of the country enthralled the audiences. These presentation songs were based on the themes of women’s empowerment in new India. The function was held in the auditorium of India Islamic Cultural Centre at Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
In her presidential address Dr Andrabi lauded the efforts of the organizers for acknowledging the exemplary contribution of women power in new India. She said that the initiatives of the Central Government have created a positive change at the social level where women are empowered. She thanked the Prime Minister for his revolutionary programmes for women empowerment.
Referring to the successful G20 event in Kashmir, Andrabi said that it was a miracle to see happening in Kashmir for the first time when such a big historic conclave was organized in J&K in such a peaceful atmosphere where the local population came out to welcome the international guests.
“We are out of the curse of the violence and a new chapter of peace, prosperity and national pride has been opened in J&K for all times to come”, Andrabi said.
She appealed to the people from all parts of India to visit Kashmir and spread the invitation globally so that we all contribute in building a sustainable peaceful, progressive J&K, the real crown of India.
Kalyan Ji, the Organising Director of the event said that Dr Andrabi was the strong inspiration for women in social life and lauded her contribution in social and political arena of India.