The Women’s day program was conducted by BSW DEPARTMENT and WOMEN’S CELL, MSSW on 10.03.2017. The program was started at 4:30 pm in the conference hall. The chief guest arrived for the program was Mrs. K. SANTHA KUMARI, President of TAMIL NADU Federation of Women Lawyers. The program was started by Tamil Thai Vazhthu followed by College song, sung by BSW choir.
The welcome address was given by Mrs.P.K.VATHANI, Head of BSW Department, MSSW. In her address, she asked each and every woman to feel proud of whom they are as made by god. She cordially invited the chief guest, the president, the principal, the dean, the head of other departments, the faculty members and especially the students gathered for the program.
Dr.A.M.SWAMINATHAN, I.A.S.[Retd], Hon.President, SSER, MSSW delivered the presidential address. He said that men and women are equal and has equal rights. He also recognized the noble deeds done by Santha Kumari as an advocate for women who were struggling for their life. Then he requested the chief guest to deliver the speech and took his honorable seat.
Mrs.K.Santha Kumari, started her speech with a warm women’s day wish. She came out with a speech on a variant thought that there is no such thing called boundaries for men and women, they all are just humans. Women can do things which feel comfortable, no need of them to change themselves. Nowadays women are choosing their own career, taking right decisions of their own. This was really appreciatiable. In early days, even in America, women were treated as slaves. In UN too, a statement has been given that “All men are equal”. They did not bother about women. Women fought for this gender discrimination. Finally it was stated that “Men and Women are equal”.
Dr. S. RAJA SAMUEL, Principal cum Secretary, MSSW and Dr. R. SUBHASHINI, Dean Self Finance Courses, MSSW felicitated the gathering. Principal mainly mentioned that women should stop thinking about themselves that they are inferior to men.
Dr. A. THIRUMAGAL RAJAM delivered the vote of thanks. National Anthem was sung at the end of the program by BSW choir.