Noida: A week long Mahautsav to promote and propagate Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister for Culture and Tourism, Government of India in a grand function at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.
â€œHalf of the Indian population is Women that means one twelfth of the worldâ€™s women stays in India. We cannot afford to ignore them any more. It all starts with women education, women empowerment, women liberation and goes up to the women achievers,â€ said Sandeep Marwah initiating the national program Beti Bachao Beti Padhao from Marwah Studios, Noida Film City.
â€œWe will leave no stone unturned to bring back the dignity to the women of this nation. We have always given due respect and position to our women. Right from Jhansi Ki Rani to Pratibha Patil former President of Indiaâ€ added Nirmal Vaid declaring Sandeep Marwah as the Brand Ambassador of Prime Ministerâ€™s Program Save The Girl Child- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
â€œI am honored to be associated with the Beti Mahautsav comprising of blood test, raksha bandhan, women award function, painting competition and exhibition and so many other programs to create awareness of the importance of women in our life. No society can grow unless there is respect for women. We have believed in it for centuries and we will maintain our culture to the highest levelâ€ said Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister for Culture and Tourism, Government of India.
The event started with painting competition by more than 100 artists with a large gathering to support the national show. Dr. Mahesh Sharma also painted the canvas to encourage and motivate artist from all over India.