A group of women bikers, 'We The Road Queen' conducted a unique bike rally in Odisha's Bhubaneswar on March 08. They felicitated COVID-19 warriors of the city on the occasion of International Women's Day. Women bikers wore colourful turbans and paid tribute to coronavirus heroes who worked effortlessly during pandemic. The event was flagged off by Commissioner of Police (CP) of BBSR-Cuttack, Dr Sudhanshu Sarangi at police commissionerate. While speaking to ANI, CP Sarangi said, "The rally is organized to commemorate the good work done by the police force during the pandemic. Odisha Police force is the first with 33% of women in the force."
On the eve of International Women's Day, 4th women's car rally was organised in Odisha's Bhubaneswar. It began from Janata Maidan and will culminate at Utkal Kanika Galleria in Bhubaneswar on March 07. The theme of women's car rally was 'Choose To Challenge'. Women's rally was organised by Seva Prayas Foundation and Carnival Initiative. Cars were also decorated with different kind of social messages on this occasion.
Nirajalaxmi Mohapatra, a lady from Odisha is running a hostel in Bhubaneswar for the children of convicted persons since 2003. Through this unique initiative, more than 200 convicts' children are now leading a social life with good jobs. A safe home to children of different age groups, the 'Madhurmayee Adarsha Siksha Niketan' hostel has truly transformed many lives. "We take responsibility for education, health and overall development of children, we bring them here with permission of jail authorities," said Mohapatra to ANI. "I came here in 2003, now I'm pursuing MCA and also working with a company. Niraja madam is both mother and father for us. Whatever we are today is because of her. 200 of us have grown up here and are working now," said Alumnus to ANI. At present, 55 students are staying and studying in the hostel.
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Meet Yashoda Pandey, a 21-year girl from Nuapada district in Odisha, who has stopped 80 child marriages in her district. Yashoda, who lives in Haldi village, a tribal dominated Naxal-affected area close to Chhattisgarh, has started preventing child marriages when she was only 16 years old. She learned about the disadvantage of child marriage through a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and started her work in 2016. On Women's Day, Yashoda gave a message and said, "Both boys and girls should study and develop a skill set. There should be no discrimination between boys and girls."
A flower show has been organised at Sayaji Baug in Vadodara. Over 70 thousand flowers of 29 varieties have been put on display for the people. The organisers have also made some selfie points for the..