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Women and men have equal rights in building society: Tinku Roy on International Women’s Day

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BY TC News Desk

Agartala, March 13: Social Welfare and Social Education minister Tinku Roy on Tuesday said that there many women who are running the country and they are shinning the country’s fame, but women have to fight more to improve their socio-economic status and get their rights.

SW&SE minister Roy inaugurated the state-level International Women’s Day programme at Muktadhara auditorium here on Tuesday. This year the theme of International Women’s Day is “Digital: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality”.

Addressing the occasion, Roy said that women are responsible for building society and men have equal rights. Women today are not only independent, but women are also leading the society. Today girl students are doing well in CBSE or UPSC. Women in the country are advancing day by day.

Tripura Commission for Women chairperson Barnali Goswami, Tripura Commission for Protection of Child Rights member Sharmila Chowdhury, MBB College students Ankur Saha and Bidhidha Bhattacharjee also spoke in this occasion while Social Welfare and Social Education department’s Secretary Tapas Roy delivered the welcome address on the occasion. Agartala Municipal Corporation’s Mayor Dipak Majumdar was present on the occasion.

SW&SE minister Roy also presented the awards to Chess Prodigy Arshiya Das, who received the Gold Medal and Commemorative Award from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi in 2021, and Puhabi Chakraborty, who received the Gold Medal and Commemorative Award for Field of Innovation from this Ministry in 2022

Besides, Roy handed over mementos and certificates to self-employed Swapna Debnath, Dudhlakshmi Debbarma, Sabita Tripura, MBB College student Ankur Saha and student Bibidha Bhattacharjee. These two students gave speeches on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The ‘Meghbalika’, a Bengali band artists performed music on the occasion. L Ranchal, Additional Director of Social Welfare and Social Education Department gave vote of thanks.

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