March 8, 2014
Trinamool Chairperson participates in International Women`s Day rally
Trinamool Chairperson Ms. Mamata Banerjee on Saturday marched along with her supporters highlighting her government`s schemes on International Women`s Day. The rally organised by Trinamool Mahila Congress saw the participation of a large number of people.
Ms. Banerjee walked for three kilometres from College Square to Esplanade in Kolkata accompanied by thousands of supporters from the districts.
The supporters carried posters highlighting the state government`s schemes including the Chief Minister`s dream project `Kanyashree` launched last year to empower women through improved health services and education of girls.
Several leaders of the Trinamool Congress`s women wing including Ministers of State Sashi Panja and Chandrima Bhattacherjee also took part in the rally. Several women candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections also walked with the Chairperson.
“Today is International Women`s Day. I congratulate all my mothers, sisters, and girl children who are the future of our country. My congratulations and best wishes to all my sisters and brothers all over the world,” Ms. Banerjee wrote on social networking website Facebook.