Awareness programme organised on “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”

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An awareness programme was organised on the topic “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” under the ages of District Legal Services Authority Poonch at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Sheesh Mahal Poonch today. Hon’ble District and Session Judge Poonch Tahir Khursheed Raina was the Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion Raina threw light on the need of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao by citing the examples of female legendaries such as Mtr. Mahbhooba Mufti Hon’ble CM, Malala Yousaf Zia, Miss Mamta Banergy, Jai Lalita etc he express shock over the detoriating ratio of females as compare to males with every passing day and said that in this way society is heading towards extinction of human life on the planet.
He further stressed upon the audience to carry forward the message of Beti Bachao to every nook and corner of the country being the dire need of hour.
Harun Malik DDC Poonch speaking on the occasion said that as per 2011 census the female ratio in Poonch district has gone down to 890 per 1000 male which is an alarming situation for the society and stressed that some concrete efforts have to be done to overcome this menace.
JS Johar SSP Poonch while expressing his views laid stress on the education of girls and appreciated the announcement made by the Chief Minister in the budget session for free education and fee exemption of all girls student upto 12th standard, others who spoke on the occasion include Ahsaan Malik, Special Mobile Magistrate, Ch. Lal Hussain CEO Poonch, Dr Ruby Naz Batti Medical Officer, Mtr. Shazia Khan Dy. Director Employment, Dhiraj Kaur Advocate and Parsa Sabar. Those present on the occasion include Gurvinderjeet Singh ADC, Dr Basharat Hussain ACD, Dr Shubhash Raina, Prof Musaraf Hussain Shah, Jagbir Singh, Amar Singh Josh, Narinder Singh, Sanjay Raina, Anuj Kapoor, Raja Abbas Khan, Chaman Lal etc. The programme was convened by Sadaf Mir Advocate and Haroon Rashid. Kamni Koshal Khanna was the coordinator of the programme. Vote of thanks was presented by Narinder Mohan Suri Principal of the Institution.

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