Undi MLA honours women with Pride of AP 2017 Awards
Undi (West Godavari): Local legislator V V Sivarama Raju on Wednesday honoured women with the Pride of Andhra Pradesh 2017 Award marking the Internatioal Women’s Day. He presented the award to West Godavari DEO Ravula Srinivas Ganga Bhavani, national film development corporation member, Nagulapalli Padmini, TV artist Chitralekha, gynecologist K Vandana and social activist Nakka Satyavathi. West Godavari district additional superintendent of Police V Rathna presented the awards to the women marking the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Rathna wanted women to play active role in the society and fight for their rights. She also wanted them to fight against the social evils and support the efforts of the police in ending the atrocities on women.
She thanked the legislator for his initiatives in helping women. She said that the legislator’s gesture of honouring the women would go a long way in encouraging the women to come up in life.
The women also thanked the legislator for honouring them on the day for the past 12 years. The legislator’s initiatives through the Siva Swacchanda Seva Samstha have been a special promotion for the women in the district, they said.