celebration of international women’s day – Wreu – adi


Women’s wing of Western Railway Employees’ Union, Ahmedabad Division under leadership of Smt. Pragna Parmar, Divisional Women Convener organized a grand function in spacious auditorium of Divisional Railway Manager Office, Ahmedabad on 9th March 2015 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Com. R. C. Sharma, President, WREU, Shri Rahul Agarwal, DRM, Shri Ashutosh, ADRM, Shri M. L. Jain, DPO, Smt. Kanta Chhatwani, Rajbhasha Adhikari and Ms. Heena Kevalramani, ACM were special guests to the function. More than 150 women employees working in various areas of Ahmedabad division attended the function.

After garlanding the distinguished guests, Smt. Pragna Parmar in her welcome address thanked Com. Sharma and Com. J. R. Bhosale, General Secretary, WREU for their continuous encouragement to women workers. She stated that she was very shy in the beginning but only due to her involvement in the union activities and called upon participants to be more active in WREU.

The program was inaugurated by Com. R. C. Sharma and other guests by lighting lamp before portrait of veteran trade union leader Com. Maniben Kara.

Com. R. C. Sharma, Divisional Secretary, ADI in his inaugural address spoke about life sketch of Com. Maniben Kara in brief. He also gave details of activities and achievements of WREU/AIRF, especially for women workers. He called upon them not to hesitate in joining and working in the Union. He assured wholehearted support of WREU for any type of constructive activities for upliftment of women employees.

Shri Rahul Agarwal, DRM congratulated leadership WREU for celebrating Women’s Day in the most befitting manner. He exhorted the women employees to take benefit of platform given by leadership of WREU. Shri Ashutosh, ADRM, Smt. Kanta Chhatwani and Smt. Heena Kevalramani also addressed the participants.

The participants then Played “Antakshari” in three groups. They also played Housie. The winners of these games were given cash awards. The participants were presented with a beautiful ladies Purse as back home gift and served with Ice-cream.

Entire function was ably conducted by Smt. Kokilaben Bhatt and vote of thanks was conveyed by Smt. Ashu Khanna. All necessary arrangements for the successful conduct of function were made by Smt. Meeta Navneet, Kamla Sharma, Dinesh Panchal, Sanjay Suryabali, Subramaniam, Amarsingh and other activists of WREU-ADI.

The program was a grand success.

                                                                                                               C. Sharma

                                                                                                   Divisional Secretary

                                                                                                          WREU – ADI