“WOMEN SHOULD IDENTIFY THEMSELVES ON THE BASIS OF THEIR ABILITIES AND MERIT”, SAYS LOK SABHA SPEAKER
New Delhi, 07 March 2017 : Speaking at a cultural event organized by the Lok Sabha Secretariat on the eve of the International Women’s Day in Parliament Library Building today, Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Mahajan greeted women in India and abroad. On the occasion, she said that International Women’s Day’ is an occasion for women to recognize their inherent strength. She exhorted them to realize their true potential and to make a purposive contribution in the process of nation building. Observing that women should identify themselves on the basis of their abilities and merit, she encouraged them to introspect as to how they can contribute to the society at large. During the event, several cultural programmes were presented by women employees of Lok Sabha Secretariat and allied agencies to commemorate the International Women's day. Lok Sabha Speaker conferred Meritorious Awards on the wards of the officers/staff of the Secretariat.