Girls stage a rally for women empowerment in Assam

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 20, 2010 06:40 hrs

Female students of various schools and colleges took part in a rally here on Friday to spread mass awareness about women empowerment.

Organised under the aegis of the 9 Assam Rifles Battalion, the rally was organised by the National Cadet Corps (NCC).

The rally would cover almost all the interior areas of Jorhat.

"They will go to rural areas and spread the message of women empowerment and whatever facility is provided to women by our government they will spread this message to all of the local masses that why this rally has been organised," said Col J S Chauhan of 9 Assam Rifles Battalion.

The girl cadets of NCC were quite enthusiastic oabout being a part of this rally as is evident from their spirited raising of slogans and interaction with the general public. (ANI)