Women dignitaries honoured at Don Bosco College on International Women’s day.

March 8:  Don Bosco College celebrated International Women’s day by honouring women from different walks of life. Dr. Sunita Ekka, Senior Health & Medical Officer, Ms. Kukila Gogoi ACS, Election Officer Golaghat, Sr. Mary Sebastian, Principal Sacred Heart School, Ms. Preety Priyadarshinee, Staff Reporter, Sentinel and Sr. Ciciliyamma Superior and Administrator Don Bosco College, Golaghat were honoured along with the Women staff of the college.

The students through the theatrical performances, poems, songs, speeches and dances highlighted the role of women in society and how they should be empowered and protected. They highlighted  the various social evils and showed the way forward to ensure respect and honour for women. The students displayed their creativity, originality and spirit of enterprise.

The guests were impressed by the creativity and originality of the students and were very appreciative of all the items. Ms. Preety spoke about self-competence and invited all to stand against societal stereotypes. Ms. Kukila Gogoi spoke about women who opt to do things differently instead of doing different things.

Sr. Ciciliyamma, citing her own example, said how one should not wait for opportunities but seize and claim opportunities. Sr. Mary Sebastian reminded the audience that the injustice done to women is actual injustice done to members of our own family.  Dr. Sunita Ekka, inaugurated the wall magazine of the Education Department titled “Empowerment of Women” and invited all girls and boys to become aware that there can be no humanity that has not experienced the nurturing of woman and we should love and ensure the safety and security of women.

We congratulate the staff and students of Gender Club who took lead role to honour the women. We also appreciate the hard work by Asst. Prof. Priyanka Baruah and Asst. Prof. Alankrita Borthakur and the leaders of Gender club for preparing a wonderful program. We appreciate the management of the Fusco Girls Hostel and the hostellers for their collaboration to make the day a grand success.