The International Womens Day was celebrated at Degree College Kupwara wherein 100 students attended the event including 40 boys . The function was addressed by Farooq, Principal wherein the historical context and relevance of the Day was elaborated upon. Mrs Tahira Bhat, women professor, brought out outstanding achievements of women of Kashmir and motivated young girls to draw inspiration from them and to chase their dreams. She also called upon the boys to understand the importance of women in societies world over and in Kashmir. Her address to the boys stuck the right chord in them too.
Colonel MS Navalgatti, CO, Humadard-E-Kupwara Battalion addressed the young gathering and brought out important skilling initiatives taken by Army in Kupwara and motivated the youth to empower themselves in all respects and empower the society in turn. He also announced a ‘ Video Artist Competition‘ for the youth to bring out creativity in them. Attendance of boys and their reciprocal grasp of the issues discussed on an event of Womens Day was the highlight of the event.