PRLog - Oct. 2, 2010 - CHENNAI, India -- On the evening of 17th Aug 2010, the President Rtn.V.Balasundaram and members along with their families of Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery participated in a joint meeting along with the President Rtn.R.Rajkumar and members along with their families of Rotary Club of Vadapalani for a discussion on the topic of 'Women Power' in society.
Rtns.Rajkumar,Balasundaram with Dr.Parveen Sultana
The Chief Guest for the evening was Prof Parveen Sultana, noted exponent of Tamil Literature well recognized in the literary world and 'patti mandrams'.
She delivered a lecture on the topic of "Pennin Perundhakka Yavula" a stanza out of the Thirukural which amply indicated the value of women power in Tamil culture from time immemorial.
Dr.Parveen Sultana quoted several examples out of the depictions of Womenhood from the works of Kambar, Elango Adigal and Bharathiyar. Her discourse portrayed the hidden potentials of women and their want for self respect and courage. She suggested the present day women to think out of the box to realize the fullest potential and increase their self dependence, as womanhood is the true form of Shakthi which moves the world. The speaker had a lively interaction with the audience.
It was decided to spread the message by organizing such talks as a theme for improving the quality of life for the underprivileged women in society.
Rtn. K. Natarajan-Secretary delivered the vote of thanks and the function ended with a National Anthem.
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Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery is one of the youngest clubs of Rotary International District 3230. It was chartered in 2008, and it has already started making its mark on Velachery. It has already been recognized as the most promising young clubs of the RI District 3230.
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