‘Human Rights Day’ was celebrated at Somayajanahalli village of Srinivasapura Taluk, in Kolar District on 10th December, 2018.
At 11 .30 A.M. SHG members and children of Somayajanahalli Govt. School took a procession from the school ground to the grounds of Govt. hospital. The students held placards and shouted slogans throughout the procession to create awareness among students and communities about the value of the “HUMAN RIGHTS DAY” celebration.
After the procession, SHG members organised a program. It started with prayer song by the SHG members and lighting the lamp by the guests. Mrs. Pushpalatha welcomed the guests and all members who gathered for the function.
Mr. Lakshmana Reddy, the College lecturer, spoke about the existence of “HUMAN RIGHTS”. He brought to the notice of the gathering that the birthdays of many important personalities are celebrated now-a-days. But, we tend to forget to celebrate “Human Rights Day”. It is the DAY we should remember and celebrate to make everybody know the importance and value of this celebration.
Mr. Narayana Swamy, the Police Constable, spoke about ‘Rights of women’. He told that women are working in every field. Some of them are politicians and Govt. servants. In his speech, he told that it is a matter of pride for every mother to speak about the achievements of her girl child. He reminded everyone to bring to the notice of the police and get help if there is any problem in the family.
Mr. Subramani, the PDO of Somayajanahalli Panchayat, spoke about all the Panchayat level schemes available for the public. He told the gathering that they could directly approach the Panchayat officials to ask for their rights. He informed the people that the Panchayat offers regularly certain schemes such as MGNREGA scheme, road repairs, drainage cleaning etc. He also took time to clarify many doubts of SHG members about Govt. schemes.
Mrs. Jacintha Martis spoke about rules and regulations of SHG Federations and how the women could utilize the federations properly for their advantage. The program was concluded at 2.30 pm with vote of thanks by Mrs. Nagamani.