Over 230 participants, comprising various stakeholder groups of the City, came together at Artemis Hospital to discuss solutions for Women’s Safety. The Workshop was organised by Citizens’ Initiative, Gurgaon First, in association with a mobile application for women’s safety, ‘Safetipin’. The Chief Guest and the Key Note Speaker at the Workshop was Bharti Arora, Joint Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon. She spoke about the various initiatives taken by the Police to make the City safer for women. Some of the other prominent speakers were Nisha Singh (Councillor, MCG), Kalpana Viswanath (SafetiPin), Seema Mishra (Lawyer), Anju Pandey (UN Women), Anannya Bhattacharjee, (Gharelu Kamgaar Sangethan, Gurgaon) and Sheenam Ohrie (SAP Labs). The Workshop was attended by residents, corporates, NGOs, RWAs as well as key Gurgaon-based citizen initiatives – such as JAFRA, Gurgaon Citizen Council, Mission Gurgaon Development, I am Gurgaon, Gurgaon Moms and We the People.
Punjabi actress Priti Sapru visited BPCL on their 34th Anniversary and celebrated Republic Day there. Songs from her movies played in the background, while Priti got busy interacting with fans.
The City celebrated the release of the song, ‘Walk On’, sponsored by Nagarro and Fidelity, in collaboration with NASSCOM. The song was sung by Euphoria. The anthem aims to help push eco-friendly activities such as walking, cycling and the use of public transport for commuting.
G’ City celebrates R Day
Kingdom of Dreams hosted an event wherein dance performances on folk music, by cultural groups from Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Leh Ladakh, were held. There were also musical acts by Fusion Band Pratigya and Rock Band Fuzz Culture. DJ Manish got the crowd dancing to Bollywood songs.
Haryana Governor, Jagannath Pahadia, attended the state-level Republic Day celebrations held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium. He felicitated war widows, inspected the Parade and gifted tricycles to the disabled. Deputy Commissioner Gurgaon, Shekhar Vidyarthi was also present at the Event.
Samvedna Senior Citizens’ Activity Centre celebrated its first Republic Day with its members and guests. The function began with the National Anthem, followed by a short speech by Medha Richards, a student of Shri Ram School, sharing the significance of Republic Day. Members recollected and shared their past experiences of Republic Day celebrations. This was followed by a wonderful musical event conducted by Bhajan Vishwakarma and his troupe. The children present participated in a painting competition. Senior citizens participated in a Quiz contest titled, ‘Quiz on India’.