Dimapur, April 11: Father’s awareness programme under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was held at Town Hall Bhandari on April 6. Major, JP Singh, 28th Assam Rifles Bhandari and Zuchanthung Yanthan, Associate Pastor BTBC were the resource persons.
Major JP Singh called upon fathers to encourage the girl child to achieve their goals and to give them equal opportunity in every field without discrimination and to give them proper health care. He stated that healthy children perform well in every activity. It is the girls, wives and mothers who always work hard and responsibilities they bear for us, we need to respect them and caring attitude in lives of a girl child, he added.
Zuchanthung Yanthan also called upon the fathers to maintain gender equality.
The programme was chaired by Dr. Aotula Kichu, Dental surgeon CHC Bhandari and key note address was given by Tiameren Chang, ADC Bhandari. The programme was attended by officers, NGOs, Policemen, Asha and Anganwadi workers and representatives from all colonies.
(Page News Service)