Mysuru, March 8:- The District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and Women and Child Welfare Department jointly organised International Women’s Day at Jaganmohan Palace in the city on Friday.
Three women achievers and an organisation of the district were honoured with Kittur Rani Chennamma award by the state government.
Krupa Phadke of Srirampura in the art field, Sowmya of Rajarajeshwari Nagar and Janakamma of Periyapattana in women empowerment, and Shaktidhama, Women’s Rehabilitation Centre were honoured with the award. The awards will be distributed at Raveendra Kalakshetra in Bengaluru.
Around 12 children in the 5-10 age group were felicitated. In sports, H G Tarun of Hunsur and K Chethan Gowda of Mysuru, in arts P N Nihal of Bogadi Roopa Nagar and M C Bhargavi of Parasayyana Hundi, in music Ruthwik C Raj of T K Layout and Bhoomika of Alanahalli layout, in cultural field S Darshan of Kempanahalli of Ramanagar district, and Mahima of Vijayanagar, Mysuru, in innovation V S Sumanth of Periyapattana taluk and Pranav V Kashyap of Dattagalli, Sinchana of Gandhi Nagar, and Tushar N Bharadwaj of Vinayaka layout of K R Nagar town were awarded. (MR/MN).