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National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday felicitated women who had shown indomitable spirit of fighting against adversities and dedicated their lives to work for rights of women.

Among those honoured include Aarti Dixit (Kanpur), Dr. Anjana Goswami (Guwahati), Ms. Asma Khanam,Ms. Bengia Dipti Tako, Arunachal Pradesh, Ms. Chanda Zariwala (Maharashtra), Ms. Geeta Devi (Rajasthan), Dr. Ila Pathak, Ms. Krishna Yadav (UP), Ms. Lily Thomas, Ms. ManasiPradhan (Odisha), Ms. Manjula Rath, Ms. Manu Hari Pathak, Ms. Meenakshi Arora, Dr. Meea Singh, Ms. Mukesh Devi (Haryana), Ms. Pramila Devi (Bihar), Sister Prema, Ms. Rehana Begum (Puducherry), Dr. Sarojini Pritam and Dr. Shakuntala Sharma

The function was organized to mark the International Women’s Day celebrations.

Speaking on the occasion Sharma said that the women of the nation are now on the rise which is a matter of great satisfaction. She however said a lot more yet needs to be done and more importantly the women have to come forward in yet grater extent to safeguard their legitimate rights.

She promised that the NCW will stand by with the women of the country in their good and bad times. (ANI)

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