Mysore, Mar. 30 (SH)- Women should be ready to utilise the opportunities that come their way effectively, said D. Bharathi, Assistant Commissioner.

She was speaking after inaugurating the function got up jointly by JSS Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Shakthidhama and Samatha Study Centre in Shakthidhama here on Sunday to observe World Women's Day.

The predicament of women subject to undesirable situations in their parents home or while living with their husbands was changing for the better because of opportunities available nowadays to be self-reliant and such opportunities should be utilised by women, she averred.

In the backdrop of Hindu Succession Act 1956 assuring equal share in property to both girls and boys having got amended and being implemented, women can redeem themselves from their predicament and demand their right to property, she remarked.

Dr. Vijaya Dabbe, noted writer and Hon. President of Samatha Study Centre was felicitated.

M.S. Sumana, President, Samatha Study Centre and Trustee, Shakthidhama, explained the activities of the institutions, adding that these institutions along with JSS Sansthan were striving for the welfare of women.

Aparna Sindhur, Dance Co-ordinator and Director, Indo-American Navarasa Dance threatre, who presided said that discrimination between male and female was unfair. The roles of both of them was a necessity for the health of society, she added. She rendered the lyric 'Thurabedi Gaalige Henthanada Ghanatheya' (Don't allow the honourable place for woman in society to be blown away) scripted by Vijaya Dabbe. G.S. Jayadev, Managing Trustee, Shakthidhama welcomed. Srivalli of Samatha introduced the chief guest. Malini, family counsellor compered. Kusuma, programme officer, JSS Sansthan, proposed a vote of thanks.

Samarasa, a dance recital directed by Anitha Yathiraj, Director, Nritya Vidyapeetha, was presented. A quiz contest for women was also held.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore