Nearly 5000 women took out a procession in city this morning to create awareness about the importance of mixed farming and cash crops, under the aegis of Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation, a professional development organisation, to make significant changes in the livelihoods of poor through innovative themes.

The women processionists, dressed in their colourful best, sporting green and white caps, carrying stalks of crops, displaying placards about the advantages of agricultural crops and accompanied by various cultural troops, marched through the city.

The procession was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner Dr. Ramegowda from the Kote Anjaneya Swamy Temple of Palace in the presence of MCC Commissioner Dr. M.R. Ravi and others.

NCC Cadets of Army, Navy and Air Wings also took part in the colourful procession which began from the Temple premises and passed through D.D Urs road, reaching Scouts and Guides Grounds behind DC office, where a meeting of Chamundeshwari Women's Federation was held.

Dhan Foundation Programme Coordinator K. Chandrashekar, Chamundeshwari Women's Federation President Sukanya, Secretary Sindhu, Dhan Foundation office-bearers Krishna, Aftab Nadeem and Mubeen Taj were among those who participated.