Four Women Achiever Awarded


Suroj Barman
HAFLONG, March 11: In an event showcasing women empowerment and celebrating womanhood titled “Creating Her Story” celebrating confluence of she-energy, the Rotary Club of Haflong Hills commemorated International Women’s Day by honoring four women achievers of Haflong.

Mrs Thangi was felicitated as the first woman employee of NC Hills Autonomous Council while Mrs Jayshree Khersa was given recognition as iconic woman of substance for her tremendous and exemplary work which included working as UN peacekeeper in strife torn Kosovo while Lily Lalremkini Darnei was honored as the upcoming iconic style diva and Nibila Jigdung was honoured for her pioneering work in organic farming.

Each of the woman achievers narrated their personal journeys of grit and determination towards empowerment to the gathering. The evening also witnessed a presentation by professor Renu Mahajan on women empowerment in India and DSP S.K Moran delivered a presentation on sensitization of women’s rights protection laws in India.

DC Amitabh Rajkhowa graced the occasion as chief guest. The event was also attended by representatives of different women organizations of Haflong. The event was facilitated by the women empowerment cell. Rotarian Purabi Phonglo informed the gathering that it was the first chapter of annual invited lecture on Women: security, conflict management and peace.