“Women and children’s Dasara will be held from October 1 to October 7 at J K Grounds,” said K Radha, deputy director, Women and Child Welfare Department. She was addressing the media persons at a press meet held at Vartha Bhavan, Mysuru, on Monday.
“Rally, fancy dress and other competitions will be held for women in Mahila Dasara from October 1 to 7. Awareness programme for women regarding the present scenario of women in the society, work place and laws related to women will be organised,” said Radha.
“Programmes will be organised for special children as well. An awareness programme to showcase facilities provided by the government, laws, working hours and reservations for special children will also be held. Along with this, fancy dress and other competitions will be conducted,” said the deputy director.
“One day will be completely dedicated to special children and the programmes will be held between 10 am and 6 pm,” she added.
Padma, officer, Women and Child Welfare Department, Shivaram, Education Department and others were present.