DJJS Ludhiana commemorates Lohri as a girl child festival

Ludhiana, the place of girl child lohri's foundation, the festival was celebrated at Kailash Nagar with more than 300 attendees. The program was led by volunteers who started-off with a quiz in order to portray the generic mindset. Next to the quiz was a cultural dance performance, the traditional dance form-"giddah". Covering the hidden social message of quiz, Sadhvi Ji discussed growing menace of sex-selective abortions. Misuse of PCPNDT techniques has given rise to it. She discussed the observations of the yearlong campaign that had conferences with legal & medical fraternity, grandparents, women and public at large. "To get over such social evils, one has to be connected to the real self through spirituality that gives him a sense of righteousness and rational mindset", said Sadhvi ji. The program saw bonfire in the end with the audience.

About Santulan

Santulan is the Gender Equality program of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan that is working for the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the female gender; through advocacy and holistic empowerment of womenfolk.

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